illumin is hiringSenior Product Designer

Full TimeProduct Design
Posted 1y ago
illumin is a leading technology company that provides marketers with a one-stop solution for omnichannel digital advertising with best-of-category return on advertising spend. Our journey automation technology, illumin™, offers planning, buying and real-time intelligence from one platform. With proprietary Artificial Intelligence, illumin™ brings unique programmatic capabilities to close the gap between advertising planning and execution. illumin is headquartered in Toronto with offices throughout Canada, the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit illumin.com and check out our Life @ illumin video here!

The Senior Product Designer will be responsible for leading the user experience and aesthetic appearance for Acuity products. A seasoned professional who is committed to understanding customer needs and creating solutions that are easy to use and provide a highly engaging and visually pleasing experience. The Senior Product Designer will create meaningful and cohesive end-to-end experiences through a deep understanding of our customers and exceptional design execution. 

What You Will Do:

    • Work with Product Management to review business requirements and scope out sprint level design efforts 
    • Develop high-fidelity renderings and clickable prototypes that put the project vision and design strategy into action 
    • Participate in and lead UI activities in an Agile environment such as planning with engineering and UX design, take an active part in user/design research, interviews, and workshops 
    • Work with UX to translate findings into usable, useful, effective, engaging, and efficient user experiences and beautiful UI 
    • Work with other designers and developers to bring concepts to life while maintaining UX/UI best practices 
    • Review competing products and recommend design solutions that differentiate the organization's products from those of competitors 
    • Work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to help shape current feature development and influence future roadmap direction 
    • Stay current on emerging industry trends and the competitive landscape to provide insight on ways to improve UI and platform functionality

What You Will Need:

    • 5+ years of work experience as a Product Designer, UX Designer, or Interaction Designer in a commercial software company
    • Experience in user-centred/UI design with hands-on experience throughout the process, from user research to prototype mock-ups, and collaborating on implementation
    • Solve challenging UX design problems by applying strategic thinking and demonstrating awareness of user goals, business goals, technology parameters, and design constraints
    • Experience in delivering detailed wireframes, UX flows, mock-ups, interactive prototypes, and final UI design specifications 
    • Ability and passion to understand distinct user groups quickly and iterate solutions to their needs 
    • Understanding of information architecture, design patterns, and interaction design 
    • Familiarity and ability to promote, manage, and conduct appropriate usability testing and user research endeavours 
    • Familiarity with Design and Prototyping software: Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Plant, Axure, Omnigraffle, Adobe Creative Suite, Jira, and Confluence 
    • Languages/Syntax: HTML, CSS. Javascript, React/Redux knowledge is desirable, but not required

What You Will Get:

    • An inspiring and family-focused culture with offices around the world 
    • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health and dental benefits including life and disability insurance
    • An unlimited vacation policy
    • Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan
    • Time with our executive coach and Chief Empowerment Officer to assist in your growth and professional development
    • Participation in our Employee Recognition Awards program
    • An annual education and learning stipend
    • Corporate rates and perks including fitness membership discounts
    • We live and promote our company's values: Act with integrity, Never settle, Design to disrupt, Customer-Driven, Family-focused
illumin is certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by @Great Place to Work Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience. Check out our website here.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications, and experience may vary. The Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.
illumin is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our people and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all our people in maintaining an environment with mutual respect by and for all our employees and applicants.
All employment decisions at illumin are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, ancestry, creed (religion), place of origin, ethnic origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, political belief, physical or mental disability, receipt of public assistance, or irrelevant record of the offence.
illumin provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation, please contact us by e-mail at TalentAcquisition@illumin.com. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place during the recruitment and selection process and before you begin your journey with us.
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