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Senior UI/UX Designer, Digital Factory

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank





Requisition ID: 62903


At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about the Digital Factory workspace, our Digital Banking career opportunities, Communities of Practice, and open source projects, check out our microsite:


As the Senior UI/UX Designer you will be part of a team that is building Scotiabank's Global Design System: a key part of digital products that touch over 25 million users every day. You'll get to influence the visual design esthetic for digital products created by product teams located across the globe, leveraging rigorous design research, accessibility and interaction design as well as your intuitive design sense and love for delightful experiences. 


Is this role right for you?

  • You will be influencing the visual direction fo r Scotiabank’s Global Design System for digital products.
  • You will be working in a multidisciplinary team of +10 people, including visual & UX designers, front-end developers (web & mobile), QA and accessibility experts.
  • You will collaborate closely with designers from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Central America and Uruguay.
  • Collaborate with the Creative and Content teams in refining how the brand feels on digital products, influencing the design aesthetic, language and tone of experiences that touch 25M+ users every day.
  • You bring a high level of technical acuity with a thorough understanding of web and mobile front-end technologies; you will need to understand limitations and constraints, as well as when to push boundaries regarding motion and sound.
  • Advocate for our Design System, promoting scalable design practices through the bank.
  • You are open, persuasive, engaging and love to have a good laugh – you also know when it’s important to get serious and be a champion for the end user.



Do you have the skills to enable you to succeed?

  • Degree in Design, Graphic Design, User Experience Design, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience designing responsive web or mobile software applications.
  • Spanish proficiency.
  • A professional and personal portfolio which showcases a high level of visual UI polish and informed UX decisions.
  • Demonstrable experience creating engaging static and animated illustrations as well as designing interactions and motion.
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch to get hands on when needed.
  • Fast learner who has likes to experiment with new tools that could potentially become the new standard at Scotiabank.
  • 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 and also guiding designers to push the visual work to the next level.
  • Comfortable working within tight timeframes and with working creatively within specific constraints.
  • Ability to work within, and contribute to, the Scotiabank Design system with a desire to push existing standards and practices to the next level.
  • First-hand experience developing in CSS, HTML and/or JavaScript. Experience working with Design Systems as well as, experience with sound and haptic feedback. would be an extereme nice to have.


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union station
  • Onsite cafeteria with a chef!
  • Onsite fitness center
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), 4 weeks of vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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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