Product Design Lead
Design Systems
Posted on 10/26/2023
INACTIVE
Wealthsimple

1,001-5,000 employees

Automated investment management and financial advisory service
Company Overview
Wealthsimple stands out as a desirable place to work due to its commitment to transparent and client-focused financial advising, with its team of fiduciaries obligated to provide unbiased information. The company's competitive edge lies in its simplified approach to investing, making it accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, Wealthsimple's industry leadership is evident in its managed investing services, demonstrating technical innovation in the financial sector.
Financial Services
B2C

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$915.9M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

Toronto, Canada

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

-2%
Locations
Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Communications
Product Design
CategoriesNew
UI/UX & Design
Product
Requirements
  • Exceptional visual design, UX and communication skills
  • Proven experience building design systems
  • Experience designing and building consumer-facing experiences for web and mobile
  • Experience working in a fast-moving, high-growth company and/or experience working in consumer fintech
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with product management and engineering
Responsibilities
  • Own and set a strategic vision and roadmap for the Design System team
  • Be an evangelist for the design system within the design org
  • Partner with the Executive Creative Director of the brand team to define and continuously evolve the visual language of our app
  • Manage a small team of Product Designers working on the design system across the mobile and web platforms
  • Be a hands-on leader with strong craft to provide clear direction to your team
  • Develop and improve the tools, resources and documentation to support the system and drive adoption across the R&D org
  • Improve the contribution model to streamline the process of multiple product teams building components for one-off use cases
  • Deeply understand our teams’ experiences and challenges in order to further simplify, improve and adapt the design system to their needs
  • Establish a contribution model for teams working across R&D
  • Provide regular, ongoing support and guidance to teams using and contributing to the design system
  • Create clarity through shared strong communication and context
  • Bias towards action, identifying gaps, holes or areas of improvement and rallying the team to fix them
Desired Qualifications
  • You are a Wealthsimple client :)