We're looking for a Product Designer. Maybe it's you. We think we have a pretty good setup here. Does it sound like a fit?
D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift.
New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.
D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.
D2L’s has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
We think we offer something unique:
- A supportive, talented, and collaborative community of product designers and user experience researchers; we learn from each other to develop the skills to do great work
- A maturing practice with growing tools and design systems; we all get to inform the growth of our design culture and practice
- Opportunities to conduct early research and exploration; we're problem solvers who get engaged early
- Balance and collaboration with our partners in Product Management and Development; we have a strong voice in our projects
- A chance to do meaningful work; we contribute to life-long learning to change the way the world learns
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
- The ability to craft beautiful designs and delightful, useful, and usable experiences; you have strengths in visual design, interaction, and motion design
- An understanding of the broader UX practice and a story about your process; you can illustrate how you work with narrative, artifacts, successes, and challenges
- Awareness that good design is both about what you do and how you do it; you demonstrate that you care about both
- Curiosity combined with a desire to learn and grow; you're a life-long learner who is willing to explore new tools and approaches
- Openness, objectivity, and self-awareness; you are collaborative and seek and share feedback and ideas with your peers
- Strong presentation and facilitation skills; you frame, structure, and present work clearly and confidently, including to product stakeholders and senior leaders
- A sense of empathy and a user focus; you apply empathy both to your design work and with your project peers
WHY D2L IS AWESOME:
- Flexible work hours
- Health and wellness programs
- Collaborative work environment
- Dog Friendly office (Kitchener)
- Snacks and food trays!
- Foosball and Ping-Pong tables
- Showers on site
- Centrally located in downtown, close to restaurants and pubs, easily accessible by public transit
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