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Product Designer

Figure 1 is the future of healthcare. Millions of healthcare professionals—as well as prominent institutions including Doctors Without Borders and Mount Sinai Health System—use our digital platform to share cases and help save lives. In just three years, we have become the largest active network of medical professionals in the world. And that’s just the beginning.

We’ve raised more than $20 million in financing from world-class venture capital firms including Union Square Ventures, the investors behind Twitter, Etsy, Kickstarter, and Twilio. With this support, our team is tackling the trickiest problems in one of the world’s most complicated industries. What we’ve done to date is impressive.What we’re about to do is even grander. In the words of Wired, Figure 1 is poised to become “the central nervous system of global health.” We’re looking for the people who will make this vision a reality.

While we’re helping the world’s caregivers, we take care of our team with amenities like in-office yoga, lunch and learns, professional development including bi-weekly mentoring, and unlimited vacation.

Figure 1 is a diverse, inclusive, and open-minded workplace. Candidates who identify as a minority are encouraged to apply.

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a designer who thrives on building impactful user experiences for unique audiences—in this case, millions of healthcare professionals spanning across every medical specialty. Our ideal candidate instinctively empathizes with users and enjoys the challenge of thoughtfully incorporating their feedback to design beautifully crafted digital products.

Reporting to the Lead Product Designer, the successful candidate will help raise the Figure 1 brand and execute features that will intuitively connect busy physicians, nursing professionals, and other types of healthcare professionals on a global scale.

Responsibilities include:

  • Draft user-flows, wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and prototypes for both native and browser-based applications
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team including engineering, product, communications, and business development to achieve design goals
  • Distill ideas into innovative designs that meet business goals and bring value to users
  • Create prototypes and execute tests to analyze their performance
  • Work with data science team to analyze data and gain actionable insights
  • Document design decisions and communicate them effectively to other teams
  • Collaborate with other designers and marketing teams to implement a unified brand identity

What we’re looking for:

  • 3-4 years of design experience
  • Strong visual design including typography, color, and layout
  • An aptitude for sketching and prototyping
  • Meticulous attention to detail coupled with the organizational skills to prioritize work and deliver under deadlines
  • Experience utilizing usability heuristics and usability studies to evaluate and iterate upon design solutions
  • Knowledge of product design and development practices from drafting rough wireframes to delivering polished user interfaces
  • The ability to communicate, justify, and document design decisions

Working at Figure 1 comes with:

  • Competitive salary
  • Extended healthcare benefits
  • Stock options
  • Opportunities for travel for conferences and professional development
  • Bi-weekly one-on-ones focused on mentorship
  • In-house yoga, weekly cocktails/mocktails, sporting events, and other activities
  • Weekly code camp for beginners
  • Supportive parental leave policy
  • Lunch-and-Learns
  • The chance to help save lives and make the world a better place. Also, free snacks

Job location

Downtown Toronto, close to the subway line.

To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please describe why you think Figure 1 is a good fit for you. In addition to that, please submit a portfolio demonstrating strong visual, interaction, and product design skills.

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