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Product Development

Role: Creative – Product Designer

 

The Opportunity

Looking for a chance to create something for good? At AccessNow our goal is to be the number one trusted source for accessibility information globally. We are looking for a Product Designer to join our team who will be responsible for contributing designs to the end-to-end experience across all digital properties, including online mobile and future offerings.

 

What you will do:

  • Lead the design of product and feature development from start to finish; including customer journey mapping, scenario creation, pixel perfect mocks and prototypes for all digital channels (online, tablet, mobile, kiosk)
  • Conduct usability testing with customers throughout the design process – from early paper prototypes, clickable mock ups and fully functional prototypes
  • Proactively identify and anticipate user expectations and needs
  • Juggle multiple projects at different stages of development (i.e. concept, build, etc)
  • Lead and facilitate stakeholder alignment workshops using various design methodologies, including co-creation sessions, sketching, and design sprints
  • Utilize the right medium to communicate your vision, whether it be sketches, mocks, etc
  • Work closely with technology and product management teams throughout the development cycle, creating new concepts and iterating quickly on designs when technical roadblocks are met

 

Your experience:

  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years in product design for web and mobile channels
  • Proven track record in translating business needs into product experience initiatives
  • Strong portfolio showcasing user-centered product products / services shipped, including new feature/experience development from start to finish and/or full site redesign experience
  • Innovative and creative approach to product research and design
  • Expert in Sketch, Invision, Framer, and other design tools
  • Expert in design research; this includes field research, user interviewing, usability and A/B testing
  • Strategic and analytical thinking with a comfort presenting recommendations
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to tell compelling stories about the work
  • Ability to lead and facilitate design workshops and co-create sessions and design sprints is an asset
  • Knowledge of service design and design thinking is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of Product Management/Product Owner principles is a strong asset
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
  • Experience working on mobile applications a must
  • Experience working for a startup company a bonus

What you bring:

  • Strong organizational, writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Possess excellent time and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of change
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • A team player who builds strong relationships based on trust and integrity
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate and determined
  • Egoless nature
  • A continuous learner
  • Follow through consistently on work commitments
  • A real passion for accessibility

 

*People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.

AccessNow recruits, hires, trains and promotes individuals in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations without regard to a person’s race, colour, religion, age, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or other category. We welcome and celebrate all people.

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