Overview

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.

Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

We’re looking for a Product Designer to join our team. In this role, you will create new experiences that help scientists accelerate their research. You will champion user needs, navigate complex data and workflows, and bring new ideas from concept to launch while contributing to the continued growth of the design practice at BenchSci.

You Will:

    • Create impactful end-to-end experiences for our users
    • Apply your skills to problem definition through to the creation of user flows, wireframes, prototypes, specifications, and visual designs
    • Collaborate with product managers, scientists, and engineers, to design solutions that meet the business, technical, and user needs
    • Use strong communication skills to present, articulate, and explain design recommendations and decisions within cross-functional teams and to stakeholders
    • Utilize qualitative and quantitative data and customer feedback in your design process
    • Work closely with the development team to ensure designs are implemented per specifications
    • Elevate our design outputs by actively contributing to the evolution of our operations, tools, and knowledge

You Have:

    • 2+ years of end-to-end design experience on technically complex products
    • A portfolio demonstrating your ability to ship impactful solutions that users love
    • Deep empathy for the users that you design for, and a proven ability to orient others around the needs and pain points of those users
    • Confidence and communication skills to effectively convey and defend the rationale behind your design decisions to a variety of stakeholders
    • A passion to understand and improve UX involving complex workflows and data
    • A scientific mindset. You question your assumptions and make data-driven decisions
    • A proven track record in senior design positions, working across all stages of product development from early-stage discovery to implementation
    • Familiarity with design and collaboration tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, InVision)
    • A background in life sciences (strong asset)

Benefits and Perks:

An engaging remote-first culture

A competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services

Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year

Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments

Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!

Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options

A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget

A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you

A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year

Our Culture:

At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.

We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.

Accessibility Accommodations:

BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

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