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Title:  Senior Product Designer, Scotia Digital

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 127373

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

 

At Scotia Digital, we design and build digital capabilities to promote the financial wellbeing of our customers. Reinventing customer experience starts here — and it starts with you.

 

What will you be doing as a Senior Product Designer?

  • You will participate and influence the design decisions for banking digital experiences that touch millions of our customers every day.
  • You will understand our customers motivations and needs, leveraging rigorous design research and usability principles along with your intuitive design sense.
  • You will consider customers interactions and journeys and act as an advocate for their constant improvement through accessible and inclusive design principles and implementation.
  • You will partner and collaborate with Product management, Engineering, Marketing, Analytics, and other key players to envision and build products that make our customer’s experience useful, engaging, and effective while supporting our business goals.
  • You will support and communicate with your scrum team partners (product managers, engineers, business lines) through the conception, build and release of software features.
  • You will engage with developers, business, and quality assurance analysts to understand our platform's capabilities, communicate design specifications, and verify implemented designs.
  • You will produce compelling visual deliverables to illustrate desired customer experiences and provide detailed specifications for software developers.
  • You will be an active participant in our design community by providing feedback to your fellow Designers.
  • You will practice empathy and the ability to actively listen and consider other people’s points of view.
  • You will be responsible for synthesizing research outcomes into viable product experiences by defining the scope and needs of customer testing, engaging help from our design research team and ensure that insights are reflected as part of your design work.
  • You will perform in an open environment, striving to be persuasive and engaging while being self-driven.
  • You will provide feedback and coaching to other Designers at different levels of experience.
  • You will perform in an open environment, striving to be persuasive and engaging while being self-driven.
  • You will drive Lean/agile UX approaches pervasively throughout the product lifecycle; helping designers to become the collaborative glue that facilitates decisions across the dimensions of value, usability, and feasibility.
  • You will partner and collaborate with key players across Scotia Digital including product management, engineering, analytics, as well as within the Design Community of Practice (Marketing, Research, Accessibility, Content, Service Design) to ensure that the group is aligned and engaged to deliver results supporting our business goals.
  • You will demonstrate leadership on supporting and communicating with your partners and executives frequently and efficiently.

 

These are the skills and competencies that you will need:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in Design, Humanities, Systems engineering or related fields (or equivalent work experience).
  • Ability to communicate concepts, ideas and strategies using rapid visual design techniques.
  • Ability to work within the constraints of a Design System with flexibility, and a desire to push existing standards to the next level by contributing back to our Design System library.
  • A positive and resilient personality with a growth mentality. You must be able to embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous improvement.
  • A demonstrable history of applying design thinking tenets and user centered design principles to design problems.
  • A portfolio of work (professional and/or personal) which presents the story of projects you have worked on, your role, and examples of your problem-solving methods from low-fidelity sketches to detailed designs.
  • We are looking for a fast learner who has an appetite to uncover what’s behind both, simple and complex financial solutions.
  • Expertise in the use of digital design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch and/or Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Axure, Proto.io, etc.
  • Expert understanding of Human-centred Design practices, including Design thinking methodologies, research, and user testing protocols, as well as Agile frameworks.
  • Ability to plot and map a user journey from product discovery through enrollment, down multiple engagement routes and through to journey completion.
  • 5+ years of professional experience designing responsive web and/or native mobile software applications.
  • 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.

 

Interests and skills that will improve your chances of working with us

  • Studies and/or experience in complementary fields to Product Design, like visual design, animation, research, data analysis, applied arts, writing and communications, etc.
  • Experience or background in FinTechs or other financial related product fields.

 

 

At Scotia Digital we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. Everyone is Welcome!

 

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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