Product Designer

User Experience | Part-time | Volunteer

Deadline: 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, February 25

Description

As a Product Designer, you will be utilizing product design, interaction design, visual design, and prototyping skills to create delightful safety experiences for our users. As an integral cross-functional team player, you will be actively involved in the product design process from conceptualization to implementation.

What you’ll do:

  • Translate research insights and broad concepts from the UX Researcher into tangible designs and delightful experiences

  • Define and build research-based information architecture, features, interaction models, and UI components

  • Synthesize UX research findings from the UX Researcher to develop personas and user journeys

  • Create wireframes, designs, and prototypes for usability testing and development

  • Execute seamless hand-offs to front-end developers via Figma or other hand-off tools

  • Lead CARA’s rebranding and create a comprehensive branding and UI guide for marketing and development teams

  • Present design workflows and lead weekly Product/UX meetings with the UX Researcher

Requirements:

  • Fluency with industry leading design tools (e.g. Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma)

  • Experience in ideation, storytelling, visualization, and user-centered design principles

  • Knowledge of prototyping and user testing

  • Familiarity with designing for web and mobile platforms (e.g. iOS, Android)

  • Excellent knowledge of visual design principles including layouts, color theory, typography, iconography

Nice-to-have:

  • Education in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, Product Design, or related discipline

  • Passion for women’s personal safety and sexual assault prevention 

Benefits and Perks

  • Mentorship opportunities with a Facebook Product Designer and senior mentors with past experience working at companies, including Amazon and Vision Critical

  • Optional participation in pitching competitions and start-up accelerator programs

Come Work with Us

Please fill out this application below. If you encounter any issues or have any questions, you can contact us at hello@cara-app.ca

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