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Product Designer

Prodigy Game, Burlington, Ontario

The most engaging math platform in the world.


Who We Are:

Prodigy is an e-learning company that provides students around the world with a fun, engaging game to practice math skills. We are growing exponentially and have been recognized through numerous accolades including: Fastest-Growing Software Company by Canadian Business, Canada’s Technology Fast 50 and the North American Fast 500, but are humbled by the fact that we still have a long way to go to accomplish our mission of helping every child in the world to love learning. What makes Prodigy a great place to work is not just the health benefits, gym, learning benefits and flexible work hours - but the ample opportunities to grow your career, and have an impact on the lives of millions of students around the world.

We’re looking to hire a Product Designer with a strong UX focus to help design a new product area from the ground up. If you love the idea of owning a core part of a product and rapidly iterating based on user research and metrics, this role is for you.

You Will:

  • Apply your experience with product design systems and principles to create and refine features
  • Identify, investigate, and validate complex design problems
  • Create and validate hypotheses regarding what we can build to solve these problems
  • Gather qualitative data from customers through interviews and usability tests
  • Use quantitative data to guide decisions and determine the success of new features
  • Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes; knowing when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes
  • Work in a cross functional team with developers and QA to ensure that we iterate quickly while maintaining an appropriate level of quality
  • Incorporate and contribute to our internal design guidelines, ensuring consistency across the entire product.

What You'll Need:

  • The desire to drive creative decisions through a user-centered design process, including research, ideation, iteration, and validation
  • The ability to apply your design skills in product, interaction, and visual design to help create and build new features
  • Experience using metrics to validate and inform your product decisions
  • A soft spot for the end user - advocating for them in all areas of your work is core to what you do
  • Proficiency with current design tools such as Sketch, Zeplin, Invision, etc.
  • Experience creating wireframes, user-flows, and interactive prototypes
  • Previous experience collaborating closely with developers, designers, and other team members
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions
  • A portfolio of projects that demonstrate your design expertise
  • AT LEAST THREE TO FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL

What We Offer:

  • Full health benefits (from day one!)
  • Gym & learning fund
  • Flexible hours
  • Stock options
  • Snacks & coffee
  • Games & ping pong
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

About Prodigy Game

Imagine an entire generation of kids around the world rushing home to do their math homework because it was seamlessly integrated into their favourite video game. That's Prodigy, and we are revolutionizing the way the world learns math. In the last 5 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 local users to over 30,000,000 worldwide, and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America! We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

Prodigy Game

Want to learn more about Prodigy Game? Visit Prodigy Game's website.