Product Designer

Later - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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About Later

Founded as the first-to-market Instagram scheduler in 2014, Later (formerly Latergramme) has grown from a simple Instagram tool to the #1 visual marketing platform for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Now with over 2 million users globally, Later is a member of the Instagram Partner Program and a Pinterest Marketing Partner.

We believe that social media has become a visual experience, and we’ve designed our platform to help you visually plan and schedule your photo and video content.

Later helps streamline your social media strategy so you can set yourself up for more sales and success. Our features focus on visual scheduling, media management, marketing and analytics. Here at Later, our goal is to simplify Instagram marketing and make it accessible for all businesses.

Our Values

Our core cultural values are manifested in our practices and processes every day. We highly value transparency and fairness in everything we do. We look for people who like to move quickly, are ambitious yet humble and have a great sense of humour. If you have a mischievous spark of fun, that’s even better.

You have:
A natural tendency to take initiative, achieve results and generally #GSD.

A desire to constantly stay organized and create efficiency using technology, bringing order to chaos and uncertainty.

Teamwork is your middle name. You want to brainstorm with the best of them and are continually looking for ways to do it better.

A humbleness to recognize that sometimes you’ll need to apologize and admit mistakes (we’re all human after all!)

Understand and work well in startup culture - be able and willing to take on all sorts of tasks and responsibilities.

We list our values and beliefs first because they are non-negotiable; if you're still reading then check out some of the responsibilities you will own.

What We’re Looking for

We are looking for an experienced Product Designer who loves designing thoughtful products that will be used by hundreds of thousands of users and businesses every day. You will be integrally involved in the entire product cycle - working with research, UX, design, development, customer experience, and marketing teams to design and launch new features in a rapid development environment.

You are self-motivated, highly-organized, analytical, and persuasive, with the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities

Work within Later’s cross-functional (design, engineering, marketing) teams to iterate on existing or new features

Participate in user research phase alongside UX designers to understand user goals and contribute to designing product flows and architecture

Collaborate to build a holistic user experience and bridge overlapping functionalities between features and platforms (Web, iOS, Android)

Take detailed UX specifications and translate into interface and markup (HTML/CSS) that meets the vision and key objectives of the feature.

Contribute to building out practices, rituals and culture across Later’s design teamE

Education, Skills & Experience

A bachelor's degree, usually in computer science, communications or business or completion of a college program in computer science, graphic arts, Web design or business is required.
A strong portfolio showcasing your best work

Experience delivering end-to-end (from ideation to shipping) digital products within a cross-functional team environment

Ability to define problems, map user flows, prototype ideas, and produce quality deliverables across different platforms

Working knowledge of HTML/CSS

Experience with building and maintaining design systems

Understanding of usability, layout, typography and visual hierarchy principles

Ability to explore and test a breadth of approaches with rough prototypes

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Why Choose Later

Located near downtown Vancouver, in Chinatown, Later is pleased to offer all our employees a competitive salary, a chance to participate in the success of the company through equity, medical and dental benefits and a wellness program.

If you think you might be a great fit with our team, we’d love to hear from you.