Senior Product Designer



Product, Design
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023
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About the Team:
We are a small, agile, integrated team, and we're focused on continually improving our skills and helping each other learn new things. As part of this team, you will be responsible for leading the design of our growth efforts across multiple products and platforms, ensuring a seamless user experience while driving revenue and business objectives alongside a group of fantastic people.
About this Role:
We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Product Designer with experience in growth strategies to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the design of our growth efforts across multiple products and platforms, ensuring a seamless user experience while driving revenue and business objectives. We are passionate about learning and understanding our users' needs, behaviors, and emotions to create intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products our customers love. Embedded within a cross-functional product team and reporting to the Senior Design Manager, you craft experiences to complex problems and participate in all rituals throughout our Product Discovery and Delivery process.

Here's how you'll make an impact:

  • Demonstrate a human-centric approach by being an advocate for our brave entrepreneurs.
  • Evangelize a collaborative process to design the right thing and design the thing right.
  • Gather insights from data research, develop hypotheses, sketch solutions, hold cross-functional design reviews, and continually test, experiment, and refine your work with users.
  • Explore multiple possibilities before focusing on a solution that's of value and desirable, balancing user needs with business goals and strategy.
  • Maintain an open mind and ego-less relationship to your work to drive improvements regardless of where they may come from.
  • Ensure consistency and alignment with our brand and design guidelines across all monetization features.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to monetization and user experience design.

You'll thrive here if you:

  • Have a deep understanding and experience of working with both native mobile and web apps.
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity, building strong relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Have strong verbal and written skills to communicate complex ideas, goals, and problems in one-on-one or group situations.
  • Have a solid understanding of human-centred design and experience working in agile, lean, fast-paced, changing environments.
  • Experience in our industry, business model and competitive landscape, and align design decisions to strategic vision and outcomes.
  • Experience in monetization.
  • Put accessibility at the forefront of your design thinking.
  • Familiarity with both Google’s Material Design Guidelines and Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines, and the role they play in native app design.
At Wave, you’re treated like the incredible human being you are.
Work From Where You Work Best: We will always have a welcoming, energizing, and world-class office (in Toronto) with a space for you. Or, if you’re more comfortable working from home, the choice is yours.
We Care About Future You: You will stretch yourself and you will grow at Wave. You will also be supported on this journey with diverse learning experiences, educational allowances, mentorship, and so much more.
We Support the Full You: We make a serious investment in your health & wellness. When we think about benefits we think about body, mind, & soul and we take this stuff very seriously.
We Take Care of the Fundamentals: Fair compensation, all the office perks you’d want, and the various goodies you’d expect from a growing tech company. This is the obvious stuff, but we don’t want you to think we forgot!
We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture creates the best workplace. We embrace our differences, value individuality, and the broad spectrum of every Waver's skills and abilities. We challenge each other from a place of respect and pursuit of continuous growth. We trust each other and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work, everyday. As Wavers, our voices matter, our opinions are met with an open mind. The best ideas win, no matter whose they are. Contributing to an inclusive culture is a part of all of our job descriptions.
We’ve been continuously recognized as one of Canada's Top Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures and one of Canada’s Great Places to Work in categories including Technology, Millennials, Mental Health, Inclusion and Women.
Are you ready to be a Waver? Join us!