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Director of UX

Harvest Builders

Full TimeuxCalgaryCanadaPosted 1 months ago
At Neo, we empower people to get the most out of their money and time. We're a tech company reimagining everyday banking from the ground up to create rewarding experiences and build community for all Canadians. We're looking for passionate go-getters who want to move fast and create a lasting impact.

Neo Financial is looking for a Director of UX & Design to lead a talented team of designers and researchers and work closely with our product, brand, and engineering leaders in setting our strategic direction. You will play a leading role in mentoring and expanding our design team practices and build our products to drive innovation in how Canadians experience banking.

What you'll be doing:

    • Drive the design vision across our product suite with lead designers to deliver a world-class engaging user experience
    • Act as a thought partner with lead designers as you elevate our product design practice, quality of experiences, and processes as they move from a concept to final product
    • Play the lead role in building out processes to grow design and UX capabilities across Neo
    • Collaborate with senior leadership and stakeholders across Neo to identify and execute on ways to elevate the user experience across all of our products and operations 
    • Create a collaborative environment by providing consistent feedback and acting as a facilitative leader 
    • Be innovative in your way of thinking and use your experience to expand the team’s knowledge 
    • An active mentor who implements structure by navigating their way through complex scenarios

Who we're looking for:

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in leading teams and creating engaging user experiences
    • Deep understanding of the design process and best practices, and proven ability to define and improve a team’s design practices
    • Extensive experience collaborating with product leadership, engineering managers, and other teams
    • Fluency in principles and techniques of information architecture, systems thinking, and user experience design and research
What it’s like to work with us:

At Neo, you’ll be working with industry-leading technology that changes the way we live and realize a better financial future. It’s a serious deal, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know a thing or two about having fun. Our entrepreneurial environment gets our adrenaline pumping and beats the regular 9-5 job. We’re in it together, always. Gain hands-on experience and be part of the future.


About applying with Neo:

Please apply using Chrome, as applications are only supported using Chrome on desktop.

Neo Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and may require a credit check.
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