AltaML - Design Lead

At Janalta Interactive, we are dedicated to building impactful digital properties and products in the media and machine learning spaces through our Janalta Digital and AltaML divisions. We are passionate about the internet and software and how they have had a transformative impact on every aspect of our society.

Our core values speak volumes about who we are and how we work:

● Humble – Listen to the data

● Happy – Tap-dance to work

● Gritty – Be persistent, not complacent

● Agile – Make small bets, then iterate

Job Title: Design Lead
Position: Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled,
Send application to: chad@janalta.com
Start Date: TBD
Location: 12th Floor, 10130 - 103 Street, Edmonton
Reports to: VP, Product

Role: The Product Team is looking for a highly-motivated Design Lead to help the organization in designing and building transformative products in the digital media and software spaces. As a Design Lead, you bring design thinking to the team to ensure that we are building products and solutions that solve problems, drive business goals, and make a meaningful impact and ensure that we a designing thoughtfully.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

● Work with the product team to iteratively ideate, prototype, and build product designs

● Participate across all aspects of the design process (research, ideation, design, and testing) for our products

● Set design patterns and guidelines for various properties and brands

● Define and operate an effective design process

● Oversee and be responsible for the final output of the design component of a product

● Translate user feedback into improvements, features, and products

● Research existing products to deeply understand the state of the art

● Explore workflows and interactions through prototypes

● Find opportunities to simplify and ways to infuse our product philosophy

● Iterate quickly with feedback from the team and our users

● Work closely with development team to ship very high quality products

● Conduct design reviews

● Collaborate with sales team to help craft marketing materials

Education and Training:

● 3-5 years experience as a designer as part of a team, preferably in a digital business

Requirements:

● Portfolio to showcase design experience, preferably with use cases

● Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other web design frameworks.