UI/UX Designer Intern - TD Labs Incubator

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Forget what you think you know about working for an established company like TD Bank! Have you ever wondered how one of North America’s most successful companies approaches innovation? If so, join our lab-based, fast-paced, and passionate engineering team that ideates, builds, and tests innovative solutions that shape the future of digital banking. The TD Lab Accelerator is an authentically lean and highly collaborative work environment where a progressive team is changing this bank one sprint at a time. Make your mark in a setting where every day operates like a well-funded start-up while helping TD lead the way in fintech!

Learn to design as an individual using modern tools, artifacts and processes:

  • ●  Participate in every stage of an applied design process (e.g. Google Design Sprint)

  • ●  Understand UX design trends

  • ●  Create and maintain personas

  • ●  Develop customer journey maps

  • ●  Apply design/prototyping software (e.g. Sketch)

  • ●  Concept and usability testing

  • ●  Agile/Scrum development (for designers!)

Learn to contribute in a team using de facto industry practices:

  • ●  Customer-driven, empathy-initiated design

  • ●  Executing UX/UI and visual design requirements as a part of a multi disciplinary team

  • ●  Work closely with developers, product owners and business stakeholders

  • ●  Perform design critiques and outline stretch goals through 1-1 mentorship

  • ●  Share designer insights with other teams just as eager to learn

  • ●  Present sprint demos and release milestones to senior technical executives

You as a UI/UX designer in a team like no other at TD will have an impact and take on challenging design tasks and project leadership roles. You will have the opportunity to act like an owner and iterate on a visual design and interaction experience you can call your own. And, act on anything else to help make the product successful.The team develops ideas from a prototype stage to a launched product. Our self-directed approach releases every 4 weeks and we decide what’s next informed by user feedback because it’s what customers value most. If you are a self-starter, learn quickly, like to be creative, and are looking for a challenge like no other this opportunity is for you!

Challenge

Consider showing us your portfolio or that one project that you are proud of and let us know what you specifically did to make it special for your persona. Maybe from a design or UX project, hackathon, or something you did just for fun!

Perks:

  • ●  Daily foosball games (i.e. ad hoc inter/intra-team challenges)

  • ●  Weekly catered lunch from a variety of vendors (e.g. Pepi’s Pizza, Taco Farm, Frat Burger, Arabesque)

  • ●  Monthly team events (e.g Bowling, Food festivals, Escape Rooms)

  • ●  LatestMacBooks and mobile hardware

The Lab’s design mentors will guide you through our end-to-end design process. You will work on several features throughout the term and be exposed to the latest in modern technologies. You will have the opportunity to work as an intrapreneur, bringing impactful ideas to life while taking on challenging technical tasks.

If you are a self-starter, like to think outside the box, and are looking for a challenge - this job is for you!