Tempo is hiring a

Senior Product Designer

Montreal, Canada

We're looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Product Designer to join our design team. The Senior Product Designer is a strategic partner of the product and development team. You'll partner with a cross-functional product team from start to finish and tackle design responsibilities for the product lifecycle.

In this role, you'll be responsible for providing the right experience for our products.. As a seasoned product designer, you'll be comfortable performing any design duties throughout the product design process of a feature that the team is shipping.

An essential aspect of this role is having a deep understanding of the balance between business, design, aesthetics, users, and technical possibilities to serve our brand's purpose, missions, and customer needs.

The role involves

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, product managers, and designers, to create software that is simple and easy-to-use.

  • Translate business requirements, user needs, and technical requirements into clear design concepts and workflows.

  • Use Figma to create artifacts (diagrams, wireframes, interactive prototypes and hi-fidelity mockups) that highlight user needs and outline design opportunities.

  • Articulate design decisions clearly and concisely, in non-designer-speak, to product and engineering teammates.

  • Keep the rest of the design team up to date on the project status. It is your responsibility to meet the project deadlines set by the team.

  • Work with and maintain our design system.

  • Form design theses and gather insights to inform design decisions. Test completed work to make sure that it matches the initial design intent.

  • Owns the design improvement of your product and converts them into the development workstream.

  • Propose multiple unique design options that showcase different degrees of technicality or different methods that users can achieve their goals


The ideal candidate

  • 7+ years of experience as a product designer or related field. Previous experience working for a SAAS company is a plus.

  • Excellent knowledge of Figma is a must

  • Excellent knowledge in UI, UX, design research and visual design.

  • Excellent knowledge of the design processes and methodologies

  • Expert knowledge of design system processes and methodologies

  • Experience planning and executing user research and user testing

  • Highly proficient in user experience, has a good product sense, and can challenge existing design conventions.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. An advocate for both usefulness, usability, and aesthetics of the products.

  • A computer science background is considered an asset.


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.


About Tempo

Today more than 29,000 customers worldwide use Tempo Software products to optimize how teams work – with strategic roadmapping, project, and resource & cost management—so they can focus on their organization’s highest priorities.  More than 15% of all Jira customers use Tempo, including more than one in three of the Fortune 500, and close to 500 million tracked events have flowed through our solutions.  Customers purchase through the Atlassian Marketplace, via one of hundreds of solution partners across the globe, or directly from us. We are proud of our product adoption and business momentum; operating far north of the “Rule of 40” with 30%+ YoY ARR growth rates while continuing to invest heavily in innovation for continued market expansion.  In 2022 we were named Atlassian Partner of the Year for Enterprise App Services, and we continue to be one of the highest ranked and most heavily used solutions out there.

Tempo Software is headquartered in Boston with offices in Reykjavík and Montreal and more than 300 team members in a variety of locations worldwide. The company started as an innovative product inside the Icelandic company, Origo, was spun out as a standalone company, and accelerated global expansion with help from our growth equity investor, Diversis Capital. Already one of the largest vendors in the Atlassian Marketplace, the Company has ambitions to bring solutions to other ecosystems.

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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