OANDA - Toronto, Canada Area Who We Are OANDA Corporation is an innovator in computer engineering and financial modeling that provides Internet-based forex trading and currency
information services to everyone, from individuals to large corporations; portfolio managers to financial institutions. We are a market maker and a trusted source for currency data with
one of the world's largest historical, high frequency, filtered currency databases. We move billions of dollars a day (10 times more money than Paypal!!) in a market with daily
capitalization of $4 trillion, dwarfing both the US bond and equity markets!! We continue to experience tremendous growth since our start in 1996, providing unprecedented opportunities
for our employees to redefine the forex market with new products we create. Our products are only as good as those who create them, so we look for highly intelligent, innovative,
dedicated professionals who think outside the box and love to invent creative solutions that ensure our nimbleness, adaptability and responsiveness to our constantly changing environment.
We offer a culture of openness and transparency under the leadership of world-renowned computer science and economics experts. OANDA Canada’s head office is located in the heart of the
entertainment district with convenient access to public transit and other downtown Toronto amenities. OANDA continues to expand its global presence with offices in the US, Canada, UK,
Singapore, China, India, Japan and Australia.
Who You Are You are a Product Designer who is passionate about creating the best experience for users in the digital space. You have 2 - 5 years of experience and enjoy the challenge of
solving user experience issues inherent to building applications for the web and mobile space.
As a Product Designer, you will have a passion for understanding users and how they interact with digital products. As well as designing the user flow and interfaces for trading
applications, you will be expected to conduct usability research and gather results for further analysis. You will be involved in the definition, design and development of new features
where performance and user experience must be world class. You are a team player who enjoys working and brainstorming with other designers, programmers, and managers. You’re also a self
starter who enjoys learning about the latest design trends and tools of the UX/UI industry.
In this role, you will:
Design and create a consistent and user friendly experience across all OANDA’s trading platforms
Have a passion for understanding users and how they interact with digital products
Contribute innovative ideas which will build upon OANDA’s award-winning trading platforms
Create sketches, wireframes, prototypes and final designs showing the user flow and interface
Collaborate with other designers, engineers, project managers and product managers
Build and conduct usability testing sessions to ensure the proposed user experience meets user expectations
Create documentation for user experience and design guidelines
2 - 5 years experience specializing in web, mobile, interaction design, and user research
Expert level use of Sketch and InVision to build visual design prototypes
Strong conceptualization and visual communication ability
Strong design and production skills with great attention to detail
Experience and understanding of user interface and visual design patterns
A high personal standard when it comes to user experience and interface design and usability
A passion for all technologies especially in the web and mobile space
Experience in fintech
Understanding of HTML/CSS
Experience in data visualization
We value our people:
Monday breakfast, Tuesday pizza dinner, and Wednesday lunch
Free coffee, cold drinks, and snacks
Advance your career through company-sponsored education and training
Attend company hosted events with speakers in our industry
Participate in quarterly hack-a-thons where you’re given two weekdays to hack
Benefits, RRSP matching, and generous rewards for top performers
OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to
creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we
operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.
Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to
provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.