Lead Product Designer, Mobile

Lead Product Designer, Mobile

Montreal, Quebec  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Lead Mobile Product Designer to be the customer advocate and interpret customer needs into thoughtful design solutions for the iOS and Android platforms.

As a Lead Mobile Product Designer, you are a creative thinker who effectively communicates their ideas and continuously collaborate with product managers, strategists, and engineers to continually innovate at various stages of product development. The role is responsible for discovery research, concept ideation, creating and overseeing detailed user experience design solutions, and validation research, providing interaction and visual direction from definition to specification.


- Apply design principles and user-centered design methodologies to create a great mobile experience for our users
- Define, create, and communicate the experience direction using appropriate tools to describe intent. This includes: sketches, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and animations
- Lead every stage of product design life cycle including research, ideation, low fidelity design iteration, high fidelity design iteration, animation, and engineering support throughout the development
- Collaborate with product managers, marketers, business managers, and engineers to define features
- Plan and execute research activities including tool and method selection, participant recruitment, conducting sessions, and findings synthesis
- Create effective and thoughtful product solutions by considering site analytics, customer feedback, and research findings
- Design solutions that drive measurable business objectives
- Bring inspiring and creative ideas into an energetic and collaborative team in a fast-paced environment
- Provide mentorship for more junior product designers

Must Have Skills:

- 6 + years of experience working in a startup, e-commerce, or consumer-based company
- Deep knowledge of the HIG and best practices for iOS and Android
- Experience leading product design within a cross-functional team
- Strong visual and interaction design
- Proven experience and understanding of native mobile and mobile web design/development
- Clear understanding of usability, user-centered design, accessibility, and web standards
- Successful management of stakeholders
- Highly proficient in design and prototyping tools such as Figma and Principle
- A portfolio which demonstrates mobile design and problem-solving in the various phases of user-centered design
- Excellent leadership and communication skills
- Degree in Design-related field


Starting: ASAP

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