Position Role: Design

Position Level: Internship

Position Type: Contract

Position Location: Toronto

Application Deadline: 2018-07-27

Position Overview:

This position is offered in part by the MaRS Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Program, which connects post-secondary students with work placements in technology and business.

Position Start Date: Sept 1, 2018
Position End Date: April 30, 2019

Think Dirty® is the easiest way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products. We educate consumers about the potential toxic ingredients and empowers consumers to make the safest and healthiest choices. Encourage them to vote with their money for the most socially and environmentally responsible manufacturers.

Think Dirty is the winner of Mastercard Women Entrepreneurship Competition, a DMZ alumni company, it’s also name as one of the Top 25 SheEO Ventures, MaRS JOLT and CFC Ideaboost.

Think Dirty was named the best beauty apps by Refinery29 and Brit+ Co. It was also featured on O Magazine, Fast Company, NPR, Huffington Post, TED Blog, Allure Magazine, The Atlantic, PSFK, New York Magazine, Today’s Show and Consumer’s Report.

We are looking for motivated and passionate individuals like you to join a great cause for consumers and beauty enthusiasts alike. Would that be you?

Ever wonder what goes on the long list of chemicals on the back of your shampoo or shaving cream? Did you know they could be hormone disruptors (aka fertility killer)? Join us to bring back the power to consumers by promoting ingredient transparency and disrupt the billion dollars cosmetic industry! We are building an exciting tool for consumers and trust-based marketing platform for independent brands to showcase their ingredients. Work closely with the founding team and be part of a face-paced environment building something truly matters for women’s health.

Project Description:

We’re looking for talented UI/UX designers that believe in the value of beautifully simple design. As a UX/UI designer at Think Dirty, you will have ownership over each step in the creative process. From concept to working closely with our dev team to implement it.

The ideal candidate should have experience designing beautiful consumer facing web sites or app, and have played a role in crafting the user interface and the user experience. Some previous work with e-commerce is strongly preferred.

Role Description:

  • Design and maintain all products and features using Photoshop and Adobe XD
  • Translate your concepts into stunning UI with a focus on simple UX
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve user experience
  • Take initiative to research and learn emerging technologies
  • Follow and promote best practices and current web standards
  • Branding design responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • New grads at an accredited University and College focusing on design, business, science, and/or environmental studies
  • Passion about health, beauty and sustainability
  • Strong sense for predicting user behavior
  • Strong web/visual design portfolio
  • Extensive Knowledge of CSS, SASS, Javascript/JQuery, HTML
  • Passion for changing the world for educating consumers with safer products.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Design and maintain all products and features using Photoshop and Adobe XD
  • Translate your concepts into stunning UI with a focus on simple UX
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve user experience
  • Take initiative to research and learn emerging technologies
  • Follow and promote best practices and current web standards
  • Branding design responsibilities

Soft Skills Required:

  • Commitment to the Environment, Health and Beauty, as well as Consumer Advocacy
  • Ability to self direct and take initiative to complete tasks and projects
  • Able to work well with others
  • Detail orientated; well organized and exemplary time management skills
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Looking to make a difference to change the world!

How to Apply:

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