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User Experience Lead (Director) at North
Kitchener City, Ontario, CA

About You:

You are intrigued by the opportunity to reimagine digital experiences onto a completely new canvas and interaction methods for our completely new form factor. Your diverse background in creating and delivering consumer success across web, mobile and maybe AR or wearables makes you an excellent mentor and leader to our team of top-notch IX, visual, motion and sound designers. You are comfortable giving feedback on design work produced by a highly skilled and talented team, and act as a ‘creative director’ to achieve the best possible results.  You contribute to our overall strategy, know how to use research, insights and data, and are seasoned enough to balance excellence with delivery. You’re great at influencing in a matrixed environment and you have a bias for action.

What you'll be doing:

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes below? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

As the UX leader at North, you’ll be making a direct impact on a category-defining consumer product in a fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and mentoring the team to design and implement compelling user experiences for Focals and any next generation products
  • Owning the UX direction for Focals and continually pushing boundaries to solve complex design problems
  • Being accountable for overall product user experience including on-boarding, software (device OS, mobile and web UX), and hardware
  • Collaborating closely with key stakeholders across Product and Engineering to define our product vision and roadmap
  • Growing the UX team in experience, knowledge and numbers

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in design, HCI, computer science, or relevant experience
  • Minimum 8 years UX experience with at least 2 years managing designers
  • Expertise in creation of compelling, original consumer user interfaces and experiences, across multiple channels
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Endless resourcefulness and a proven ability to cut through roadblocks and solve problems quickly
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills

Bonus Points:

  • Master's degree in any of the above disciplines

Why North:

Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals. We advocate a healthy lifestyle and promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment. Most of all, we set visionary goals, and we’re passionate about building the best, most impactful products that people will love.

About us:

North, formerly Thalmic Labs, builds products that change the way we see and engage with our world. North’s latest product, Focals, are custom-built glasses with a display only the wearer can see. Focals let you see texts, get turn-by-turn directions, check the weather, request an Uber, ask Alexa, and more — seamlessly and immediately. Founded in 2012, North has grown to a world-leading team of engineers, researchers, designers, and creators committed to building a future where technology is there when you need it and gone when you don’t, hidden by design.