ApplyBoard is hiring an

UI/UX Designer (co-op) Winter 2022

We’re building a movement - an education revolution.

We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 

ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.

ApplyProof is an industry-leading solution that’s powered by ApplyBoard. As a stand-alone platform, ApplyProof builds trust in documents for students, institutions, and immigration stakeholders. Created in partnership with colleges, institutions, and universities across Canada, the ApplyProof system enables immigration stakeholders to validate document authenticity by providing access to the digital original held securely by ApplyProof. You’re someone who craves building new products. Better yet, the idea of building something that’s never been done before fuels your creativity. Knowing deep down that your work will be a part of changing the world gets your adrenaline rushing. 

Ultimately, you will help us build products that efficiently bring trust to the international education ecosystem.

** NOTE: This is a 4 month co-op position for the Winter 2022 term (January 2022 - April 2022) and you must be located IN Canada to apply **

The Role:
As a UI/UX Designer (Co-op) at ApplyProof, you’ll be part of a talented, passionate and skilled team creating beautiful digital products and meaningful experiences that directly impact the student journey. You’ll work collaboratively and closely with cross-functional teams (Designers, Product Managers, Software Engineers) to create user flows, wireframes, lo-fidelity/hi-fidelity mockups and concepts for ongoing projects. While learning our design process, you will have the opportunity to develop your design skills and contribute your ideas to projects. Your work will touch the lives of students all over the world as they embark on their journeys to achieve their education dreams!

Key Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the product team to deliver user research and flows, design wireframes/mockups, prototypes and visual interfaces, and organize design components.
- Collaborate with developers to ensure pixel-perfect execution across all project deliverables
- Gain experience in the end-to-end process of product management and delivery 

Preferred Qualifications:
- Good understanding of UI/UX design fundamentals  
- Working towards a degree in a field such as interaction design, HCI, Industrial Design, Engineering or related discipline
- Strong portfolio of UI/UX design work showcasing digital products
- Working knowledge and experience with modern design technology and tools such as Figma, Miro, and Jira
- A team player but with the ability to work independently too
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
- Bonus: Graphic design experience

At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to be part of one of the fastest-growing technology companies, not only in Canada but the world. With that, you will have many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of more than 1,000 team members from 25+ countries, representing 30+ nationalities, and speaking 50+ languages.
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities.

About ApplyBoard:
ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,500 institutions across Canada, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ApplyBoard, headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has helped more than 200,000 students from more than 125 countries along their educational journeys since 2015.

ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list in 2019 and #2 in 2020. ApplyBoard was also been named to LinkedIn’s list of Top Startups in 2020 and TechTO’s list of top Canadian Rocketship companies to accelerate your career in the Tech Industry. 

In 2021, ApplyBoard announced a C$375M Series D funding on a C$4B valuation. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team around the world, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.