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Genos Group

Junior Product Designer

Toronto, ON
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Full-Time
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Junior
Doesn't Require College/University Enrollment
2024-06-10
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About Genos Group:

Genos Group is boutique Private Equity & Strategic Advisory firm based in Canada partnering with Canada's leading family offices to invest in unconventional businesses through tech-driven strategies. We also offer top-tier advisory services in strategic finance, product strategy, scaling, automation, and venture capital fundraising.

As a Product Designer at Genos, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across our portfolio companies ranging from CPG products to digital assets such as Cryptocurrency. From designing the user interface for a new cryptocurrency trading platform to creating the branding and marketing materials for our startup portfolio companies.

Job overview:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in user-centered design, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to transform complex problems into elegant solutions. As a Product Designer at Genos, you will work closely with cross-functional teams to create intuitive and visually appealing products that meet the needs of our users.

User Research

  • Conduct user research to deeply understand user needs, behaviors, and pain points
  • Utilize insights to inform design decisions and improve user experiences
  • Collaborate with product managers and stakeholders to define research goals and methodologies

Design Solutions

  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs for web and mobile applications
  • Ensure designs are user-friendly, visually appealing, and aligned with Genos' brand identity
  • Iterate quickly based on feedback and usability testing results

Collaboration

  • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and stakeholders to ensure design feasibility and alignment with business goals
  • Participate in design reviews and provide constructive feedback to continuously improve designs
  • Communicate design rationale and decisions effectively to cross-functional teams

Usability Testing

  • Plan and conduct usability testing sessions to gather user feedback and iterate on designs
  • Analyze test results and make data-driven design improvements to enhance the user experience
  • Synthesize insights and present findings to the team

Design Systems

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Genos' design system
  • Ensure consistency and scalability of the design system across all products
  • Advocate for design system adoption and provide training to designers and engineers

Innovation

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, tools, and technologies in product design
  • Bring fresh ideas and innovative design solutions to the team
  • Experiment with new approaches and share learnings with the broader design community

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in product design, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design process and final products
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and prototyping tools like InVision or Marvel
  • Strong understanding of UX principles, interaction design, and visual design
  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Access to the latest design tools and technologies

How to Apply:

  • Please submit your resume, , and cover letter (optional) detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position to
  • Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00-$75,000.00 per year

Experience:

  • UX: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person

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