WOKE

Careers

We're a boutique design studio that is on a mission to tackle some of the most relevant design challenges of our time - whether it's creating robots that people want to live with or designing beautiful 3D printed apparel that people will want to wear.

 

To fulfill that mission, we need a culture of optimists who believe in a better future and also believe that design is a major way to get there. If you share these beliefs then take a look at the job openings below and please get in touch.

Junior/Mid Visual UI Designer

About You:

You are an up and coming Visual UI Designer with a strong passion for great product experiences. You love getting people excited with your beautiful UI's and you're keen to think about all the other pieces of the puzzle that go beyond your screens, whether they be a hardware product or an overall product strategy.

About the Job:

To be at the cutting edge of great product experiences we're looking to add a new team member who can work with the rest of the team to create great digital products. The ideal designer would be completely committed to making beautiful UI's that evoke emotion and also have an appreciation for the product's User Experience.

 

Skills:

· Has best practice knowledge of UI visual design for mobile. 

· Has impeccable, pixel-perfect attention to detail.

· Has a strong understanding  and passion for brand and copywriting

· A strong understanding of illustrations and icon design with an eye fro detail.

· 1-3 years working as a visual designer, with a strong digital portfolio, viewable online

· Superior knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch.

· Best practices for how designers work with developers.

· Self-motivated with a strong commitment to quality and meeting deadlines, either self imposed or otherwise.

· Appreciates broad creative explorations before committing to a single direction.

 

Additional Skills or experience that would be an asset include:

· AfterEffects Experience

· Mobile Prototyping Software (Marvel, Flinto, Kite etc)

· Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JS)

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If this opportunity sounds like the one you or someone you know has been waiting for, then please send a portfolio to careers@woke.co.

Wage:  (compensation dependent on experience).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Industrial Designer

About You:

You are a senior level Industrial Designer who has worked at world class design consultancies and has reached a point in your career where you are interested in design direction, business development and client management for a small but growing design consultancy.

 

About the Job:

In our efforts to grow our business into new markets, we are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer who has worked at world class design consultancies and is ready to lead a team of designers, bring in new business and manage clients.

 

Skills:

· An Industrial Design Lead and Client Manager with a lot of experience with digital design.

· Have 8+ years of experience designing successful physical and digital products (Apps/Websites) and have also lead creative teams to successful outcomes.

· Has global experience working with clients both large and small and vendors outside of Canada and have a proven track record of developing new business opportunities internationally, preferably in Asia and/or Europe.

· Has worked on teams developing both Hardware and Software (Apps/Websites).

· Has experience managing client relationships working with multiple or a single client to develop the client’s brand and product range.

· Experience facilitating design thinking and innovation workshops globally and comfortable pushing clients to transform their organizations through design and innovation over time.

· Experience being a creative lead and providing design direction to a design team with the ability to think holistically as well as be able to get your hands dirty doing design work.

· Design skills include: 1) Sketching - ability to sketch on paper and/or digital sketching (on wacom CINTIQ tablets) 2) CAD - 3D Surface Modeling software like Rhinoceros 3D. 3) Prototyping - Model making which includes physical mock-ups of products. 4) High-level UX skills 5) ability to map out and wireframe UX that is both on screen and physical.

 

Additional Skills or experience that would be an asset include:

· Experience with clients and vendors in China and Europe.

· Business Level Chinese language skills to deal with client and suppliers to ensure design and manufacturing integrity.

· Running Agile UX/UI teams to develop Apps for Products.

· Has been recognized internationally, ideally with International Design Awards.

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If this opportunity sounds like the one you or someone you know has been waiting for, then please send a portfolio to careers@woke.co.

Wage: $70,000 - $100,000 (compensation dependent on experience).

Candidates should be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid Canadian Work Permit.