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Senior Web Designer

Vention

Vention

Design
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

*this is a hybrid role with 3 days in the Montreal office*

We are looking for a Senior Web Designer to join our awesome team at Vention. As the gatekeeper of our user experience for the digital platform (web/eCommerce/dashboard), this role must maximize ease-of-use and best-in-class visual representation. You’ll collaborate cross-functionally with product teams and stakeholders, working on research, testing, prototyping and designing to develop intuitive and thoughtful Web experience. As a secondary mandate, you will also help our internal Warehouse Management System (VOps) team to give a better user experience to our internal stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on designer– taking a consumer-first approach and proactively identifying design needs and execution on the solutions. They will enjoy working closely with Product and Engineering to develop and execute programs that deepen our relationship with users and deliver the appropriate design solution.

More specifically you will:

  • Be a team member of the Web and VOps teams, working closely with product managers and engineers, to create and design intuitive user experiences flow and pages

    • Collaborate with the marketing and growth team to design dynamic and high-converting websites

    • Collaborate with the Operations and Finance teams to increase discoverability and usability of our internal Warehouse Management System (WMS)

  • Working closely with the dev team to create pages and components that can be reusable
  • Find ways to integrate our marketing experience with our product offering
  • Upgrade design requirements and brand standards by leveraging user research, team feedback, and customer feedback in order to create delightful user experiences.
  • Identify and define thoughtful user journeys supported by low to high-fidelity wireframes, user flow diagrams, detailed interaction recommendations, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design concepts
  • Serve as an advocate for design in strategic decisions
  • Maintain a current knowledge of design trends, industry trends, market conditions, tools, and techniques.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional Web or UI/UX experience
  • High proficiency using Figma
  • A portfolio with case studies demonstrating your strength in UI, UX and creative problem solving
  • Ability to design and share ideas with clarity and passion, and to give and receive feedback with open-mindedness
  • Ability to think and operate in terms of design systems – be it working from existing design systems, evolving design systems or defining new design systems

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fuelled and ready for your day
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet the Team
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well.