Tempo is hiring a

Product Designer

Montreal, Canada

We invite a talented Product Designer to join our growing team to create project management products, including some of the most popular add-ons for Atlassian Jira. The design team is a friendly team of multidisciplinary specialists with a wide range of knowledge and skills, engaged in product design. In addition to the key product Structure, we develop the design and functionality of add–ons - Gantt, Pages, etc., as well as research and develop concepts for new products.

We widely use Structure within the company for planning and organizing tasks at all stages – from business ideas to planning UX/UI tasks, releases and testing. The development process is transparent, everyone can participate in the discussion of new functionality. We actively fight for the quality of the product inside and out:

  • We put forward a lot of hypotheses to solve the tasks together with PM

  • Developing our own Design System

  • We work closely with the Frontend team and product developers

  • We validate the solutions we have proposed after implementation

  • We conduct user testing before and after releases

It is impossible to do without close communication within the team; in addition to live communication and active correspondence in Slack, we hold daily stand-up meetings. Also, all team members can participate in communication with users to better understand their needs: from correspondence in the support system, to live meetings at conferences and on trips to clients. If you are interested in a vacancy, send a short story about yourself and links to the portfolio. 


The Role 

  • Experience in designing application interfaces for Atlassian Jira is a significant plus

  • Understanding the psychology of user experience, ergonomics, and communicative design

  • Experience and understanding of User Experience Design, User Centered in production

  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum methodologies, experience working with Atlassian JIRA project management systems or similar

  • Experience working on several projects, coordination of teamwork

  • Experience in preparing and conducting UX research independently


The Ideal Candidate 

  • Profile experience of at least 3 years in the development of interfaces for commercial web projects and applications

  • Love of detail, fanatical but manageable perfectionism that affects the quality of the product in a rational time

  • Knowledge of patterns and understanding of UX/UI development methodologies from strategy to layout and implementation

  • Experience in using and designing large Design Systems

  • Fluency in the necessary tools – Mac OS X, Figma

  • Understanding the principles of HTML, the possibilities and limitations of CSS, JS

  • The presence of a UI/UX portfolio is mandatory


What's In It For You (Org-wide)

  • Hybrid or Remote work! 

    • If you’re close to one of our 4 Hubs: Boston, Montreal, Reykjavik or Toronto; feel free to use the space and catch up with the local team(s) 

  • Unlimited vacation in most of our locations!!

  • Great benefits including health, dental, vision and savings plan.

  • Perks such as training reimbursement, WFH reimbursement, and more.

  • Diverse and dynamic teams with challenging and exciting work.

  • An opportunity to have a real impact on our business.

  • A great range of social activities (both in person and virtual).

  • Optional in person meet-ups and the ability to travel to our international offices

  • Employee referral program

  • And so much more!!

Note: As our hiring teams are global, please submit your resume in English only.

 Org-wide Summary

At Tempo we’re on a mission to help teams build better, together. We are creators of top-selling Atlassian Marketplace apps, supporting more than 29,000 customers and working with hundreds of Solutions Partners globally. Our solutions help customers orchestrate creation and delivery, so their teams can focus and optimize around their highest priorities. 

Our product suite has grown from our popular time-tracking solution, which launched in Iceland in 2009, to resource & capacity planning, project cost tracking, project & program management, and strategic roadmapping. In 2021, Tempo acquired Roadmunk, a roadmapping solution popular with product management teams, and ALM Works, creators of the Structure for Jira suite that delights project and program managers around the world. 

We envision a world where everyone inside an organization works in harmony on the most impactful opportunities aligned with their mission. Come join us as we continuously innovate our award-winning products, create new solutions, and expand to new ecosystems. Are you ready to unlock the joy of building with us?


At Tempo Software, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an inclusive culture. As such all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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