Meet Mylo

Mylo is on a mission to help millennials achieve their financial goals. The Mylo app makes it easy for everyone to save by automatically rounding up their purchases and investing the spare change, but roundups are just the beginning. To help our users across all aspects of their financial lives, we use data to develop personalized insights, recommendations and services.

Now, we are looking for more great people who want to be part of a high-energy startup reshaping the financial services industry. If you want to work with talented people, solve big problems and make life better for hundreds of thousands of people, in Canada and beyond, come join us at Mylo.

The Role

We’re looking for a curious and creative designer to develop experiences that are simple, transparent and functional to help our users achieve their financial goals. You’re looking for an opportunity to develop and launch new products for a fast-growing company that will delight millions of users.

Description

What You’ll Be Doing:

As part of the product team, you'll join a squad of experienced product managers and UI/UX designers working on making the best possible user experience, and building the most scalable product we can imagine.

  • Partner with product managers to validate problems, define goals, prototype interactions and oversee the design process
  • Deeply understand users’ needs through research and data, and translate those insights into experiences, products and features
  • Design mobile and web interfaces that are simple, elegant and enjoyable
  • Be the guardian of your design solutions: scope, share and guide the engineering team through design assets and requirements
  • Develop and maintain design artifacts like component style guides, UI patterns, user journey maps and personas (as some examples)
  • Partner with Marketing to produce visual content for the website, marketing campaigns and other brand materials, and take part in strategic/creative discussions

Qualities:

  • Curious and analytical - you build your design solutions based on research, data, psychological and tech knowledge and keep your personal rule of thumb for other things
  • Creative problem-solver - you’re motivated by tackling challenging problems and finding simple, elegant solutions for users
  • Care about humans - you know you’re designing for humans, not only for pixel perfection
  • Style - you keep up to date with current trends and love to design smooth, appealing experiences for millennials
  • Fast thinker and executor - you understand that in product design things evolve quickly and don't last forever, but you don’t leave a misaligned pixel if you can help it
  • Collaborative - you like to work cross-functionally with product, engineering and growth and can balance research insights, architecture and design to get real results.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience as a product designer
  • Experience working with Figma (preferred) or Sketch, plus InVision
  • Capacity for both visual and interactive design
  • Please include a link to your portfolio

Bonus:

  • Experience in start-ups and working on apps
  • Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research
  • Bilingual French/English - you switch from Français to English facilement to engage avec all stakeholders

Why Mylo?

Mylo is Canada’s fastest growing fintech, and we’re just getting started. Since launching in July 2017, Mylo has been downloaded over 500,000 times and has already helped over 150,000 Canadians save and invest, many for the very first time.

We’ve been featured in major media across the country, won a deal on Dragons’ Den, and acquired an asset management firm with over $120M AUM. Mylo was one of 2 Canadian companies in KPMG’s Top 100 Global Fintechs. Our CEO Phil Barrar was nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year, made the Bay St Bull’s 30<30 List, and has raised $14M in funding to date, most notably from National Bank of Canada and Desjardins Capital, the venture capital arm of North America's largest association of credit unions.

What We Offer

In a short time, our team has grown from just a few to almost 40 people. At Mylo, we value making an impact, asking the tough questions and being inclusive. Our people and their passion are what truly set us apart.

  • Open-concept offices in St-Henri (dogs are welcome!)
  • Comprehensive health benefits package and extras like subsidized metro/bus pass
  • Generous vacation policy as well as flexible work hours and location
  • Support for continuing your skills development, developing your industry knowledge and achieving your career and personal development goals
  • Team activities and get-togethers like game night and our annual holiday chalet getaway
  • A casual environment where you will work with smart and passionate people

We believe in being an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate diversity and differences of perspectives at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.