This is an ideal leadership role for a talented design leader with a passion for creative problem-solving and a desire to lead fast-paced and dynamic design engagements. AgencyAnalytics is looking for an organized and detail-oriented individual to lead their design team of in-house UI/UX designers, graphic designers, and freelance designers across product and marketing departments.
This design innovator will be focused on delivering high-quality
design solutions that are both data-driven and user-centric. The ideal
candidate is a naturally engaging storyteller who enjoys collaborating with
cross-disciplinary SaaS teams to further user experience best practices at
Leads design teams to produce meticulous, beautiful experiences that take into account business and user objectives, brand guidelines, and channel specifications or requirements (SaaS applications, websites, mobile applications, email, video etc.)
Prototype complex interactions with high standards of usability in mind
Provides creative leadership on issues relevant to technical graphic design. Works with product managers and others as necessary to gain a further understanding of technical issues.
Contribute to the establishment of experience design standards, deliverables, and methodologies within the organization
Hire and mentor junior staff to create branded deliverables, improve design skills, and unlock professional growth
Serves as a resident expert on digital tools and is skilled in developing digital design concepts. Is well-versed with web technology, usability, and core development tools; understands web design constraints, including a strong understanding of designing analytics dashboards
Own brand standards and adherence to those standards
Own and evolve the design system for the product
Drive the visual identity and visual communication strategy
Develop strategies and asset libraries for quick graphic development (e.g., flexible, user-friendly social media templates, infographics, pdfs)
Minimum 7 years of diverse product, marketing, and project management experience
Minimum 5 years in a busy agency or production environment in fields such as analytics, marketing, SaaS, or with demonstrable related experience
Minimum 5 years of experience leading multiple projects while sharing work with other product designers and collaborating with cross-functional leadership
Product and design decisions that are driven by a deep concern for the customer and a passion for human-centered design
Capable of capturing insights from user interviews, interaction, and observation
A strong portfolio linking design decisions to successful outcomes in a product
Experience guiding UX and other design teams through the creation and application of UX strategies
Deep knowledge of translating concepts into wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
Ability to turn user research into representative personas, user stories, user journeys, storyboards, and other design-thinking representations
In-depth knowledge/proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Figma, InVision, Microsoft PowerPoint/Google Slides
Experience in Adobe After Effects or similar motion graphics programs is a plus
Impeccable understanding of typography, layout, color, and all other elements of design
Experience designing around data sets and reusable components/patterns
Understanding of mobile, responsive design, accessibility, and Agile methodologies
B.S./B.A./B.F.A. in graphic design, digital design, visual communication, or other design-related fields or relevant experience
AgencyAnalytics is a reporting platform that helps digital agencies automate their client reporting.
Based in Toronto, we have been in business since 2010, are 100% employee-owned, and are growing fast. AgencyAnalytics is currently one of the few high-growth companies selected to participate in the Lazaridis ScaleUp program.
On top of being obsessed with building the best product possible and helping our customers succeed, we also pride ourselves on our company culture. From weekly happy hours, employee of the month awards, profit sharing, fitness allowances, and continued learning...we’re always looking for ways to take care of our team.
For anyone looking to continue building their career in SaaS, this is an opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to building a company you’ll want to stay at for years to come.
AgencyAnalytics is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive environment among our team