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Title:  Product Designer

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 135045

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

 

Scotiabank has a clear and well-supported mandate to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by reimaging the customer experience, fostering innovation to deliver new digital value propositions and enabling our teams to drive significant changes across the organization and for our customers.

Digital Banking at Scotiabank has a clear and well supported mandate: leverage the absolute best and brightest minds to re-imagine the experience of our customers for the digital age. We function as an agile team with an intense focus on human-centered Design, customer experience, rapid iteration, improvement and quality for delivering software on a daily basis. We have the support and experience of one of the world’s largest banks behind us and a growing team of talented industry leaders driving us forward. We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done.

 

Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:

  • Influence the design decisions for digital experiences that touch millions of users every day.
  • Understand our users’ motivations and needs, leveraging rigorous design research and usability principles as well as your intuitive design sense.
  • Meticulously consider user interactions and journeys and act as an advocate for the constant improvement of both.
  • Produce compelling designs to illustrate concepts iteratively and to be able to provide detailed specifications for software developers.
  • Drive customer testing and incorporate customer research and insights.
  • Demonstrate leadership by acting as design owner within your scrum through the conception, build and release of software features.
  • Synthesize research outcomes into viable product experiences.
  • Exercise a high level of technical acuity with a thorough understanding of front-end technologies and will factor it into your work limitations and constraints knowing when to push boundaries.
  • Advocate for accessible design principles and implementation.
  • Provide feedback to other Designers at different levels of experience.
  • Perform in an open environment, striving to be persuasive and engaging while being self-driven.

 

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed? We’d love to work with you if you have:

  • A minimum of 2 + years of experience designing responsive web and/or native mobile software applications.
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in human Factors, HCI, Design or related fields (or equivalent work experience).
  • Ability to communicate using rapid visual design techniques.
  • A demonstrable portfolio of work (professional and personal) which showcases the projects you have worked on and includes examples of your story-telling skills, from low-fidelity sketches through to detailed designs.
  • A demonstrable history of applying design thinking tenants and user centered design principles to challenges at work or in everyday life.
  • Mastery of Sketch and/or Adobe Creative Suite, along with proficiency in prototyping software (Invision, Axure, Proto.io, etc.)
  • A positive and resilient personality. You must be able to embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement.
  • Comfortable working in a self-guided manner.
  • Ability to plot and map a user journey from product discovery through enrollment, down multiple engagement routes and through to journey completion.
  • Comfortable working within tight timeframes and with working creatively within specific constraints.
  • Ability to work within a brand and style toolkit with a desire to push existing standards to the next level.
  • A fast learner who has an appetite to learn what’s behind both simple and complex financial solutions.

Bonus Skills and Interests

  • Experience coding in HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript.
  • Ability to build and execute design research methodologies or user testing protocols in a rapid development environment.
  • Demonstrated interest in tangential fields like typography, design research, big data, fine art, music, writing and communications, etc.
  • Background in Fintech or other financial related product fields.

 

What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), and generous vacation.

 

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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