Product Designer

Toronto or Remote (Canada) /
R&D Teams – UX /
Permanent Full Time
Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, and are growing faster than ever.

Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and great ideas — not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, and want to ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We’re a remote-first team and output is more important than face time, so where you choose to work is up to you — as long as you have internet access, you can work from anywhere in Canada. Be a part of our Canadian success story and help shape the financial future of millions — join us! Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.

At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

User Experience at Wealthsimple:
We're a close-knit UX team made up of Product Designers, Content Strategists and UX Researchers. We're embedded on product teams so that we can be involved with projects from the get-go and work really closely with other disciplines at every stage of the process. We work purposefully and think big when it comes to our growth as a team and individuals. It's important to us that we have a collaborative and supportive environment to work in every day. Our empathy for our users sets the bar really high for the products and experiences we create.

We’re looking for two (2) Intermediate-level Product Designers to join our team this quarter! We are hiring for our Cash and ‘Home’ teams this quarter and various more throughout the year.

As a Product Designer, you will:

    • Own the design process for your projects from start to finish, including journey mapping, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, and user testing
    • Seek out opportunities to learn about our clients and advocate for them
    • Design strong product solutions by using research and data to inform your decisions
    • Effectively articulate the thinking behind your work to your team(s) and stakeholders
    • Promote and practice open communication and contribute to a transparent and collaborative remote culture

Within 3 months, you’ll:

    • Complete our company-wide onboarding program where you’ll meet and learn about all areas of our business
    • Dive into the UX process by pairing with and shadowing other members of the UX team
    • Along with your UX content & research partners, you'll work together with Product Management and Engineering to ship your first feature
    • Present your work to stakeholders and team members on a regular basis
    • Partner with the UX research team to support and/or facilitate research studies with users
    • Familiarize yourself with the product design process, leveraging tools and best practices in your own work

Within 6 months, you’ll:

    • Have a strong foundation and understanding of your product area
    • Contribute to conversations and direction of the product roadmap and strategy
    • Work closely with your engineering team to scope your work and ship features
    • Have a strong understanding of our users’ needs, as well as the business goals for your product area
    • Contribute to the UX team’s processes and tooling

Within 12 months, you’ll:

    • Build a foundation and understanding of your product area; beginning to generate informed opinions around areas of growth for our product
    • Own a stream of work for our product by contributing to conversations and direction of the product roadmap and strategy
    • Collaborate closely with both our Product and Engineering disciplines in order to create solutions that are scoped and future-proof
    • Have a strong understanding of our users’ needs, as well as the business goals for your product area
    • Apply systems-thinking to design problems in order to holistically scale the product forward
If you’re excited to be part of Wealthsimple's mission and the impact we can have on the world, along with your resume, send us 1-2 case studies that demonstrate:
- Your design process
- Learnings, challenges and the impact of your work
- How you collaborate with other disciplines and team members

At Wealthsimple, we embrace difference. We believe that getting to the best outcomes requires diverse perspectives and backgrounds. We create space where all voices can be heard so that we can all do our life's best work. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.