Senior Product Designer at Canary Technologies
About the role
Canary Technologies is a fast-growing enterprise hospitality technology company that provides hotels with innovative solutions to drive efficiency and enhance the guest experience. Our core solutions get rid of antiquated technology in hotels. With backing from some of the top investors in Silicon Valley, including Y Combinator, Canary Technologies is trusted by thousands worldwide and serves some of the world’s largest and most iconic hotel brands.
This opportunity will provide close interaction with senior leaders and founders. Our founders are alums of the Cornell Hotel School, Columbia University, and The University of Pennsylvania- Wharton. They have previously built software companies and have worked at firms such as Bain & Company and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
We are an organization that strongly believes in meritocracy and performance. There is significant opportunity for advancement and growth in this role, both of which are based on performance and talent.
Do you want your designs to delight 1000s of hotels and millions of users?
As the lead Product Designer on the team, you will be responsible for the full life cycle of design. You will be responsible for defining the user experience of our products. This includes user research and analysis as well as turning that analysis into designs and products.
Ultimately you will own the end-to-end design from research, UX flows and journeys, design systems, to high-fidelity mocks and prototypes. This is a unique opportunity to make an outsized impact across a product suite that is used by thousands of premium customers.
This role is for builders and doers and not for folks that only want to manage.
While we have some freelance help at the moment, you will start off as the sole product designer. There will be a clear pathway to a design leadership position as we see this design function growing headcount late 2021 and 2022.
Research. Talk to customers, dig into data, and unearth insights to help inform design and product decisions Analyze. Analyze user and other data sources to generate user journeys, define personas, and create product hypothesis Design. Create wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, diagrams, and other artifacts to inform and guide the development of the Canary Technologies products. Collaborate. Work directly with cross-functional product teams, incorporating decisions, feedback, and tradeoffs into the design. Iterate. Be comfortable working in an agile, iterative environment and know how to help work towards the ideal design in incremental steps. Communicate. Vocalize opinions internally and clearly communicate work product and the rest of the organization to build alignment and bring folks along on the design journey. Take Initiative: Take initiative where you see gaps and help build design thinking and design processes at a fast scaling product company
Requirements 4+ Years experience in a product design role developing web experiences Experience in B2B (SaaS preferred) Experience with Figma, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Invision, Miro, Mural, and other similar design tools Experience building and contributing to design systems/style guides Experience with interaction and UI design and the development of mocks/comps BA/BS or relevant work experience Comprehensive portfolio of work product
Why you should join Canary Technologies
We are an organization that deeply values career development and strongly believes in meritocracy. There is significant opportunity for advancement and growth in this role, both of which are based primarily on performance, and talent.
This opportunity will provide close interaction with senior leaders. Our founders are alums of the Cornell Hotel School, Columbia University, and The University of Pennsylvania- Wharton. They have previously built and sold software companies, and have worked at firms such as Bain & Company, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.