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Senior Designer



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Meet Gorgias, the customer service platform designed for ecommerce merchants, and built to provide amazing experience to shoppers at scale on Shopify, BigCommerce, and Magento. Our product empowers merchants to manage all their customer service in one place over email, live chat, voice, Facebook, Instagram, and SMS.

Everything we do is for our customers, and we’re currently serving over 12,000+ ecommerce merchants, including : Steve Madden, Timbuk2, Decathlon, and Sports Illustrated. They love us for our innovative product, our focus on their ecommerce needs, and, of course, our lightning-fast customer service response time.

We raised $25 million in our Series B round in December 2020 and $30 million in our Series C round in 2022. We more than doubled in size in every meaningful way: annual recurring revenue, the size of our customer base, and the size of our Gorgias team, for starters.

We’re still growing fast and looking for new teammates who want to grow with us.

About the Creative Team

🎨 As a Senior Designer, You’ll be the no#1 hire for the creative team, reporting directly to the Creative Director. As a part of the Integrated Marketing team, we serve as a creative studio for the entire organization and lead the direction of our brand, visual identity, and marketing design standards across our marketing and sales channels including our website, one-pagers, animations, sales decks, social channels and trade show booths.

What You’ll Do

Work cross-functionally to uncover and define creative outcomes through design. You’ll be responsible for ensuring brand consistency and continuous improvement in our design standards and methods of delivery.

  • UI/UX Excellence: Work with our in-house webflow developer to create intuitive and conversion rich user interfaces

  • Digital Design Leadership: Direct the design process for our website and digital channels, prioritizing usability and accessibility from concept to launch.

  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with product designers, marketers, developers, and other stakeholders to transform requirements into compelling design solutions.

  • Prototyping and Iteration: Build interactive prototypes to test design concepts, iterating based on user feedback and insights.

  • Design System First: Actively contribute to the development and refinement of our design system, ensuring consistency and scalability across all design projects.

  • Use problem-solving skills to break down complex problems and facilitate discussions with cross-functional teams, enabling effective decision-making and the creation of impactful design solutions

Who You Are:

You balance a passion for design excellence with purpose driven solutions. This role is ideal for a versatile and resourceful designer who thrives in cross-functional teams and is driven to create intuitive, user-friendly digital experiences, campaigns and design outcomes.

  • Deep sense of empathy and collaboration with diverse backgrounds

  • Curiosity-driven, proposing innovative solutions

  • Values honest feedback, continuous improvement, and proactive communication

  • Team player with clear and effective communication

  • Strong background in UI/UX design, with a portfolio showcasing excellence in creating user-centric digital experiences.

  • Proven experience leading digital design projects, particularly in a SaaS environment.

  • Proficiency in Figma, including creating interactive prototypes.

  • Excellent collaboration skills, with experience in working alongside diverse teams.

  • Demonstrated ability in building and evolving design systems.

  • Dependable, resourceful, and capable of working both independently and as part of a team.

Bonus Skills:

  • Talents in illustration, storyboarding and motion design would be welcomed additions to this role.

This is a unique chance to craft the function of a newly minted creative team and play a significant part in shaping the user experience of a leading SaaS product.

Perks and Benefits

  • 🏖️ 5-week vacation (We follow each country's appropriate PTO Laws)

  • 🤕 Paid sick leave

  • 🧸 Paid parental leave (16 weeks)

  • 💻 MacBook Pro

  • 🍽️ Personal credit card to buy lunches (you’ll have your own Gorgias credit card)

  • 🏥 We provide private health insurance and retirement pension

  • ✈️ For a smooth onboarding, we invite you to the closest office to your location for one week (flights and accommodation are handled by Gorgias).

  • 💆🏻‍♀️ Get up to $900 CAD to set up your workstation at home (working from home should feel breezy)

  • 📚 Get up to $2600 CAD of learning material per year (includes books, courses, training sessions that are easily identified and linked with your job scope. This also covers individual coaching!)

  • 🥰 Every quarter, we organize an online company-wide summit to discuss where we’re going and strengthen social bonds. Once per year we organize offsite team retreats and company retreats!

Why join us?

🚀 We're among the fastest-growing startups in the eCommerce ecosystem

🦄 We've built an extremely efficient go-to-market engine

🥇 Work with a talented team you'll learn a lot from

🙏 Join a company where automation and good & clean data are core beliefs shared by all

🎥 Here is an interview with one of our team member’s experiences from our most recent company retreat to Cancun!

More cool things to know about Gorgias... 😁

Gorgias ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Gorgias is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact accommodation@gorgias.com