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Product Designer, Design Systems



Product, Design
Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

Lumerate is growing rapidly, and we’re searching for a Product Designer, Design Systems to join us for the journey!

Who is Lumerate?

We help our customers achieve the full picture of their industries. We also strive to achieve our own personal full pictures from a career fulfillment and learning perspective. We’re in the business of gathering intelligence about industries and delivering it to the right people within those industries through innovative software interfaces. Our vision is to be the world's most useful and trusted source of information for professionals seeking to understand what's happening in their industry.

Our mission: To deliver industry awareness to an ever-increasing number of people, in whatever way helps them to make the most informed decisions, take the most immediate action and be the most awesome at their unique jobs.

All about Zymewire:

Zymewire, Lumerate’s first product, is an intelligence tool designed for sales professionals in the biotech and pharma service provider space to understand what is happening in their niches. Today more than 380 pharmaceutical and biotechnology service providers around the world trust Zymewire for their sales research. Our users are located in over 50 countries around the world and their companies range in size from start-ups to billion-dollar multinationals. We are well-positioned to hire a new designer to help us extend our reach and impact even further.

What the role looks like:

You'll work closely with a User Experience Lead. You’ll be given the opportunity to reshape a product end to end building a scalable design system. From prototyping to designing, you’ll be ensuring the design system adoption of the UI components to help define the design language for the rest of the development team to use. Working in a startup with deep involvement in the full product development life-cycle, you’ll be an integral part of the project to overhaul the user experience and look and feel of a successful SaaS application.

What you’ll be responsible for:

-Understanding the user needs and ideating creative solutions with design thinking best practices.

-Establishing the design pattern through the Design System and setting the standard for all UI interactions.

-Working with the UX Lead and Front End development team to design User Interface components that are easy to use, clear, and consistent across the Lumerate products.

-Creating and maintaining the application-wide Design System and CSS to control the look and feel of the product.

-Collaborating with front-end developers to ensure the Design System adoption by integrating HTML, CSS, or Design Tokens with the Lumerate web application.

-Working with the Product Manager, UX Lead, and Front End developers to contribute to redesigning a SaaS product while making it scalable for the future.

Who will be successful in this role?‍

-A graduate of Computer Science/Design or a relevant technical field that thinks about the user experience, and looking to create elegant solutions.

-Someone who empathizes user needs with deep understanding of the Design Process.

-Someone who has a strong understanding of Web & Mobile design standards.

-Someone who is very comfortable designing in Figma and translating the design into HTML and CSS. [Nice to have the experience of Figma Design Tokens]

-Someone who can adapt to new technologies quickly and implement them to make work more efficient for themselves and the team.

-Someone with a strong understanding of front-end code translation and maintenance.

-Someone who values outcomes through design over flashy outputs.

-Someone who is very detail-oriented. [So you’ll notice that we’d like you to mention ‘Matrix’ in your cover letter].

-Someone who has excellent communication skills and collaborates well with a cross functional team to craft the overall vision.

What we’d love to see in your work history:

-An undergraduate degree in a relevant field.

-3+ years of experience in designing and developing web application interfaces.

-Experience with conceptualizing and designing interfaces for complex web and mobile applications.

-Proficiency in HTML and CSS.

-A portfolio of work showcasing end to end product development from Design to Front-end implementation or showcasing expertise in creating and maintaining design systems that are scalable, usable, and consistent.

Why Lumerate? Fancy perks etc.

- Help shape the future of a bootstrapped and profitable Canadian tech company.

- Earn yourself some equity (employee options make up 20% of the value of the company at all times).

- Be a part of a tightly-knit team with a thriving hybrid culture.

- Three weeks paid vacation + paid statutory holidays.

- If based in Toronto, enjoy a dedicated work space at our open-concept office (located in the Junction Triangle) and enjoy the benefits of in-person interactions with colleagues 3 days per week.

- Upgrade your home office setup with our remote or hybrid stipend.

- Join us for our annual all-company retreat when we reach our goals (past destinations include Bermuda, Iceland, and Costa Rica).

- Earn additional paid vacation days with continued learning ($1000 annual stipend for courses and classes).

- Take part in our Employee Giving Program (you choose the causes and the company provides the funds).

- Basic and extended health and dental benefits.

- Paid and topped-up maternal and parental leave.


Remote, aligned with EST timezone.


- 70-80K CAD annually.

Apply today by submitting your cover letter and resume. Please note that applications without a portfolio + cover letter will not be considered.

At Lumerate we celebrate diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are passionate about fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Lumerate is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are committed to working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process

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