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Title:  Senior Product Designer (18-Month Contract), Scotia Digital (Vancouver Hub)




Requisition ID: 154856

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


Scotia Digital 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 Scotia Digital, 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 role


As Senior Product Designer, you will be part of a team that is building Scotiabank's Global Design System: an integral part of Scotia’s digital products that touch over 25 million users every day. You'll work closely with Scotia’s design and engineering community to help shape, build and scale the design language of Scotia’s products and services. This is a 18-month contract role with potential to be converted to full-time.


Is this role right for you?


  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of 10+ team members, including product designers, accessibility experts, Web, iOS and Android developers
  • Craft thoughtful design solutions with an expert understanding of web and mobile design UX/UI patterns
  • Define Design System details that include specifications, behaviours, accessibility criteria and use case guidelines
  • Advocate for Scotia’s Design System, promoting scalable design practices and knowledge throughout the bank
  • As a subject matter expert, you will help facilitate design contributions in demo’s and answer inquiries from the design and development community.
  • Collaborate closely with designers from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?


  • Degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience designing web and mobile products
  • Expert knowledge of responsive web, iOS and Android design patterns
  • Fundamental understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Experience applying WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) to design
  • Proven ability to conduct a wide spectrum of design research and systems thinking that exhibits attention to detail
  • Natural curiosity and passion for design trends and patterns
  • High proficiency in Figma. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite an asset, with a desire to explore and consider new tools
  • A positive and resilient personality. You embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement
  • Ability to work in a self-guided manner


Bonus Skills and Interests

  • Experience working on a Design System
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Working knowledge of Confluence and Jira

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 hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
  • Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
  • Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
  • A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center *

*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.


Working Arrangement: Remote / Hybrid




Location(s):  Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver 

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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