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Design Technologist | Future req 161675 | Remote in Canada

Toronto, CA


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We are currently partnering with a prominent client in search of a talented individual to join their development team as a Design Technologist. This role focuses on crafting tools for designers and establishing a robust design system that streamlines component creation for developers. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in front-end development, as they will collaborate closely with the development team to enhance the user experience through innovative interface design.


  • Collaborate with the development team to design tools for designers and establish a comprehensive design system.
  • Utilize front-end development experience to interface with developers and contribute to coding efforts at the system level, implementing enhancements as needed.
  • Scale existing design systems to meet the evolving needs of the organization.
  • Act as a bridge between experience design and software development, creating user interfaces that prioritize usability and customer satisfaction.
  • Work on core design system architecture, design token frameworks, and user interface guidelines across various platforms.
  • Identify and create reusable, flexible, and accessible components to enhance user interface design.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to team members to improve their understanding and mastery of design systems.
  • Collaborate with partners to ensure a consistent and cohesive design experience across all digital products.
  • Share insights and thought leadership within the design team and across the organization through presentations and other forms of communication.
  • Facilitate design critiques and provide expert advice to cross-functional teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7 years of experience in designing and developing usable interfaces across multiple platforms.
  • Proficiency in CSS, HTML
  • Strong expertise with design tools such as Figma.
  • Experience in web and/or mobile development.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate design strategy and rationale, highlighting benefits and risks associated with design decisions.
  • Experience working within a large organization and agile environment.
  • Design experience with mobile native platforms (Android and iOS).