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Head of UX

Brand: Kijiji
  • Full time
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Product & Tech
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As the Head of UX, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the overall user experience across our digital products and platforms. You will lead a talented team of designers & researchers and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to drive the design vision, ensuring it aligns seamlessly with our business objectives and user needs.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Provide strategic direction & leadership to the UX team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement

  • Work with our leadership team to develop and communicate a compelling UX vision, strategy and roadmap that aligns with our overall product goals 

  • Collaborate with product, technology and other stakeholders to to integrate user centric design principles throughout the product lifecycle 

  • Drive the creation of innovative and user-friendly design solutions, ensuring consistency and adherence to brand guidelines

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and design best practices to keep our products at the forefront of user experience.

Who You Are: 

  • Proven experience as a User Experience leader with a strong track record and a portfolio of successful projects

  • In-depth knowledge of UX methodologies, design thinking, and user-centred design principles

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a high-performing design team

  • Previous experience or strong affinity within Ecommerce, Media, and/or Marketplaces

  • Knowledge or experience within Automotive, Real Estate, or Jobs industries

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams

Additional information

Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

Company description

Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada’s top 10 most-visited digital sites. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We’re a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We’re proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands.

Kijiji is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 countries.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.

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