UI Designer

Design · Toronto, Ontario
Department Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Our team at BlueDot is growing! We are seeking a creative and versatile user interface designer to design complex data-centric web and mobile products.

The role:

As a UI Designer at BlueDot, you will apply your craft to producing visually elegant user workflows and interfaces for our products. This role is a rare opportunity to apply your design thinking to the development of socially meaningful, innovative technologies in global health.

Who we are: 

BlueDot is a digital health company that protects people around the world from infectious diseases using human and artificial intelligence. We’ve combined our medical and public health expertise with advanced data analytics to build solutions that track, contextualize, and anticipate infectious disease risks. Our global early warning system combines more than 100 datasets with proprietary algorithms to deliver critical insights on the spread of infectious diseases. Our team understands the complexity of the challenge in front of us – and that the urgency to solve the problem has never been greater. 

BlueDot’s culture as described by our people is the openness, creativity, respect, intelligence and kindness we share with each other. We are hard workers, motivated by a common purpose, and excited to collaborate with a team who come from diverse backgrounds and schools of thought. 

We are a Certified B Corp, which means we meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We have also been recognized as a Best Place to Work for Women, and a top 25 Best Workplace in the country!

Our shared values: 

Our values are not just words on a wall, they are our compass, they are what guide us - in our work, in the decisions we make and in how we treat each other:

 

  • Driven by Purpose - We are united by a purpose that is bigger than ourselves. We are on a mission to create a healthier, safer and more prosperous world.  
  • Do No Harm - Dealing with lives, we must be intentional, diligent, and precise.
  • Think Without Borders - When we free our minds from conventional thinking, impossible challenges become possible.
  • Strength in Diversity - We’re better at solving complex problems when we draw from our diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are composed of an intentionally eclectic collective of people with varying expertise united in a singular desire to outsmart infectious disease, every voice is heard and valued. 
  • Success from Happiness - We believe that happiness is an essential ingredient for success.

What you will do in more detail:

 

  • Work closely with user experience designers and the team at large to ideate and prototype products from conceptualization all the way through to production

  • Design web and mobile user interfaces and interactions, icons, data visualizations, illustrations, and other visual products and assets that contribute towards BlueDot’s products

  • Maintain and evolve BlueDot’s product design system of interface components, interaction behaviour, design patterns, and style guides

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and communicate design priorities, champion the brand and our users, and promote high design standards

  • On occasion, work with the design and business teams to evolve company brand guidelines, and apply them to the product suite and marketing collateral

  • Be a key player in a closely knit and dedicated design team

What you have done to get here: 

 

  • A minimum of 3 years experience designing user interfaces for complex web and mobile applications

  • Outstanding visual skills with obsessive attention to detail towards typography, grids, hierarchy, colour, etc.

  • Advanced proficiency with both vector- and raster-authoring tools (Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, etc.)

  • Proficiency with interaction prototyping tools (Principle, Framer, InVision, etc.)

  • A passion for applying their design talents to creating solutions for important social problems

What we offer our team:

 

  • Meaningful work that truly has purpose 
  • As a smaller, agile team, we offer roles with impact
  • Your contributions are integral, your voice will be heard
  • A competitive comprehensive compensation package
  • Outstanding health, vision and dental benefits
  • Fresh fruit and healthy office snacks
  • Downtown office with beautiful lake views, minutes from Union station

Together let’s create a healthier, safer, and more prosperous world. 

For more information, visit us at: http://bluedot.global  

 

BlueDot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace for all. All qualified applicants will receive fair consideration without regard to race, religion, citizenship, colour, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or other protected characteristics.

BlueDot is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please let us know how we can best meet your needs and advise us of any accommodations required to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

We thank and appreciate all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Design
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level