Product Designer
Element AI
Montreal
3d ago

Element AI is one of the world’s largest applied artificial intelligence companies and one of Canada’s fastest growing startups.

We constantly push the frontier of knowledge, tackling the world's biggest and most interesting challenges in artificial intelligence, machine learning and operations research.

Job Description

We are putting together a world-class research and development team to build AI-First products. We are looking for a seasoned, startup-

minded Product Designer to scale our design practice at Element AI.

You are a creative, collaborative and opinionated Product Designer. You are an end-to-end pro, spanning the entirety of the Design process from user research to pixel-

perfect mockups; though your real passion (and fascination!) lies in human-computer interaction, and how it might change with AI.

You would love to work with developers and researchers to integrate innovative ideas and user needs into smart, new and beautiful AI-First solutions.

You want to join us because you are passionate about

  • Human Centric design
  • Design exploration with various interface modalities (why limit ourselves to software UI?)
  • Quickly generating copious ideas of innovative approaches to address Design Research insights and communicating them to the team quickly and continuously for feedback and improvement
  • Developing sketch wireframes, mockups and functional prototypes - and determining which are the right tools for the right jobs
  • Willingness to embrace a DesOps mindset and contribute to our Design System
  • Performing continuous user testing (guerilla is better than none!)
  • Working with Design Researchers on various research activities including interviews, surveys, etc.
  • Collaborating with a cross-functional team of developers and researchers towards the shared goal of delivering value to users
  • The opportunity to discover, define, and share AI-first design principles and methodologies creating harmonious human experiences augmented by AI
  • Participating in the definition and continuous improvement of Element AI Design practices
  • Embracing and promoting Lean UX and Modern Agile principles
  • We want you to join us because you have

  • A vision of what the next generation of smart applications’ user experience could be (and a willingness to be proven wrong by trying to build it through rapid experimentation)
  • Demonstrated ability to come up with truly innovative approaches (new AND useful)
  • Skills to lead Design initiatives end-to-end (autonomous)
  • Knowledge of the industry’s best practices
  • Experience in designing and driving user research (in all types of), drawing conclusions and presenting the results
  • Total ease in communicating with customers, users, developers and executives
  • An interest and - ideally - some experience in participatory design
  • At least 5 years of experience on large scale projects,
  • Experience on continuously delivered SaaS projects
  • Startup experience
  • A background in technology and / or cognitive science
  • What we offer for your valuable work

    Highly dynamic, innovative, passionate, intrapreneurial team Open and inclusive company culture Competitive salary Participation in the company success through the Employee Stock Option Plan Flexible hours (outside of core hours)

    We believe in a strong team dynamic. We would be happy to work with you if you can join the team in our Montreal office.

    If you’re excited at the idea of joining a fast-growing and agile startup we want to hear from you!

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