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Product Designer

City:
Montreal
Duration:
Full time
Languages:
Fluent in English, working French
Start Date:
Immediate

About your team

The Product team’s mission is to find ways to incorporate the values of self-directed and collaborative learning into e180’s technology. This means that, while we are inspired by other companies and apps, we don’t believe that apps solve problems in and of themselves— it matters what kind of research and intention we put into our technology-powered products. We empathize with our users, clients, as well as, e180 teams, in order to design and develop solutions that bring value to them. We work iteratively and course correct when needed to achieve desired outcomes., focusing on problems to solve. We care deeply about our mission and impact, and, in the decisions we make, we do our best to balance short vs long-term priorities, quality, speed, scalability.

Your team’s rituals and ways of working together

The Product team is highly collaborative – we see ourselves as delivering the tech pillar as a team. We all share in the successes and the improvements that need to be made to our processes. We value transparency and accountability so that we can proactively problem-solve – we care about delivering a quality experience consistently. 

Your Role

As a member of the product team, you are involved in all phases of product development, focusing on  a specific mandate of the product team. Before delving into the creative process, you make sure you have a solid understanding of the vision, objectives and desired outcomes. You leverage research and design processes to create experiences, anchored in e180’s mission, that address user needs and naturally integrate in their contexts. You seize and create all opportunities to conduct research and tests with users, to seek expertise across e180 and propose approaches that contribute to the team’s success and work environment.

 

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Partner with the product manager to understand the business needs and context and own all stages of the design process, from concept through delivery
  • Through research and data analysis, deepen our understanding of our users, their needs, context and motivations, as well as all relevant insights related to the product domain and the users’ experience
  • Translate findings into actionable artifacts, documents and recommendations that guide product design and experience
  • Create concepts, for mobile and desktop, that establish the product experience and deliver various wireframes, interfaces and prototypes, depending on the needs and phase of the project
  • Make the product come to life by crafting engaging experiences and interactions, in accordance with e180’s brand, values, principles and personality.
  • Provide all design specs and assets and iterate with the team’s developers to create great experiences
  • Cultivate, maintain, and document specs and e180’s design guidelines and standards

 

Your next six months may include:

  • Prototyping and iterating on e180’s new offering
  • Delivering the first set of features for our clients’ community management tool
  • Designing world class experiences that integrate into the flow of work or events
  • Designing solutions leveraging our ongoing R&D AI project
  • Improving the onboarding experience for our current product, on mobile and desktop
  • Refining and Implementing the new theme and design system

 

Some extra qualities that will set you apart:

  • Capacity to diverge and converge in a timely manner, and tackle ambiguity
  • Ability to organize and facilitate problem solving meetings and workshops
  • Interest for human experience and emotions in design
  • A collaboration process that crosses between teams
  • A focus on creating outcomes for stakeholders

 

You’ll have the opportunity to further your knowledge about:

  • Learning experience design
  • Ux for AI
  • Service design
  • Accessibility and inclusivity 
  • Your own self-directed learning goals

Tiny Tech Stack:

  • Sketch
  • Zeplin
  • Invision
  • Jira
  • Your suggestions

 

About e180

e180 was founded as a social enterprise, and today, e180 is a certified (and award-winning!) B Corporation. This means that we’ve made a public commitment to leveraging our business to make a measurable difference in the world. Our flagship product, Braindate, has evolved over the years, but our mission remains the same: to transform the way that humans learn.

 

Why you’ll love it here:

We are value-driven.

Both our work and our company culture are rooted in a set of key beliefs and commitments that we came up with and revisit together. These values influence everything from our decision-making process to the ways in which we celebrate one another. 

 

Our team’s well-being and growth is a top priority.

We designed our environment to prioritize team happiness and health—from our rituals (like our monthly gatherings, regular celebrations, and bi-annual company-wide retreats) to our space (a bright, plant-filled office in the heart of Montreal’s Mile End) to the healthcare that we offer to all employees.

 

You’ll get to learn. 

Each team member gets to choose a personal Learning Quest to pursue. You’ll receive a budget, personal support, and ample time (100 hours a year) to explore your Quest. 

 

You’re in charge of your time—and where you spend it. 

We encourage you to self-manage your work schedule to best accommodate your life and commitments. Remote work is also an option for all team members. 

 

You’ll get to travel. 

Our team has the opportunity to travel to support—and experience!—Braindate productions all over the world. 

 

Our commitment to diversity means propelling it. As a certified B Corporation in the world of technology, we believe that it’s our responsibility to actively foster a welcoming environment for those who might not feel included or represented elsewhere in this sector. As such, we strongly encourage applicants from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, national origins, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, and abilities to apply.

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