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Full Time | Saskatoon, SK

UX/UI DESIGNER

The UX/UI designer works closely with all teams at SalonScale to support and deliver assets across various mediums.

About This Position

UX/UI Designer

Who Are We?

Finally…a place where a passion for beauty and tech can thrive. At SalonScale Technology Inc., we are changing the ways salons and suites operate to empower salons around the globe to reach financial sustainability. SalonScale is a hair color management software that tells salon owners and stylists the exact cost of hair color on every bowl in real-time. Helping them to weigh, track, charge, and order based on the product used.

 

The pandemic has drastically impacted the Salon industry. Adopting technology has become critical for salons to not only survive but thrive in the future. SalonScale has supported over 1500 salons across the globe to better manage their back bar – and we are just getting started. 

About the Design Team

The design team at SalonScale is all about creating world class creative that represents SalonScale’s values, vision and personality. We are a team that helps our great people dream big, see their potential and support their growth. We attract great talent and ensure our core values drive what we do every day. We believe in finding joy in your day to day, including the workplace and your SalonScale squad will be your biggest cheerleaders along the way.

What Your Day to Day Will Look Like

The UX/UI designer works closely with all teams at SalonScale to support and deliver assets across various mediums.

 

  • Facilitate an iterative, customer-centred design process — translating business strategy, user research insights, and data into ideas that form new product designs and features
  • Create visual design, prototyping low/high fidelity mockups, and validate design choices to most effectively visualize SalonScale’s customer experience
  • Facilitate and run research processes to understand our users’ needs, including usability testing and other validation methods to confirm we are building highly usable products
  • Sketch and prototype mockups to test viability, and design workflows and details of iterations
  • Work closely with each team (product, engineering, customer success, marketing) to regularly ship product experiences that drive customer outcomes and solve user pain points
  • Document all design requirements for developers on each project. Worth with engineering teams for seamless design handoff by ensuring design requirements and documents are understood.
  • Contribute to QA testing on all features with UX/UI elements
  • Contribute to the development of our product style guide and visual design system

What You Have (The "Paper Stuff")

  • 3-5 years of experience designing digital products for consumers or businesses
  • Experience with modern design and collaboration tools like Figma

What You Have (The "You Stuff")

  • Uniquely you – we value difference and want you to as well
  • Excited about the ever-changing world of design and in tune with best practices, trends and the competition
  • A creative problem solver who relishes the innovative and new
  • Works well within a team and loves working in a fast-paced environment on several projects at once
  • Practises self-awareness, has a natural curiosity and takes an active interest in personal development and sharing knowledge
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure

Bonus Points

  • Start-up experience
  • Salon or beauty-industry experience

This position is remote-friendly, however the ideal candidate must be able to work out of our office in Saskatoon, Sk.

 

SalonScale is a proud female founded and led organization. As well as an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.