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Title:  Visual Design Manager (14 Month Contract)


Requisition ID: 12392

The Digital Factory is an innovation hub with a clear and well-supported mandate to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imaging the customer experience, to deliver new digital value propositions. We have the support and experience of one of the world’s largest banks behind us and a talented, and growing, team of industry leaders driving us forward.
Do you want to help us reinvent how people bank? At the Scotiabank Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience.

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.

By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world.


About the Digital Factory

  • We are an emerging hub with a mandate to drastically change the way customers experience this bank
  • We invite and encourage collaboration with a broad range of industry disruptors and innovators
  • We have the stability and resources of Scotiabank, a multinational financial institution, as well as a world class team of designers and engineers with the energy and talent of a leading startup.
  • We ship code that has the potential to touch 21M users and we are obsessively searching for new ways to improve their daily lives


About the Visual Design Manager

You will:

  • Actively manage visual designers and provide guidance, oversight, and mentorship to the team
  • Oversee project timelines and deliverables, guide production pipeline and communicate evolving project goals
  • Manage team’s visibility, documentation and process tools
  • Work with the team to ensure exceptional design deliverables; set and exceed best practices and standards, measurable impacts, and design integrity in the final product, as well as finalize timelines and deliverables
  • Set expectations, and help promote a highly collaborative and effective team culture
  • Work closely with the head of Design and Design Leads to understand and receive strategic direction, and communicate back to the visual design team
  • Engage and connect with various teams including Marketing, Comms, Product Teams and senior leadership to understand needs and project goals


You will have:

  • 8+ years design experience
  • 5+ years experience managing creative design teams
  • Super organized and a master of prioritizing and managing tasks and timelines
  • Excellent at motivating and inspiring people to do their best work
  • Highly skilled in both written and spoken communication
  • Ability to embrace change, and have a positive and resilient personality. Ability to embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement.


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Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s international bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. Scotiabankers hail from over 120 countries, speak more than 100 languages and serve over 23 million customers globally. As a highly diverse company, we know that an inclusive environment for employees and customers helps everyone achieve their best. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience.

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