Desire2Learn creates industry-leading web-based enterprise Learning systems as well as direct-to-consumer web and mobile apps. Our applications engage millions of users worldwide every day. Located in Kitchener, Ontario, we are one of the fastest growing companies in Canada with a track record of strength and success. Recently, Desire2Learn was awarded one of Waterloo Region’s Top 15 Employers in 2012.
You are an experienced co-op ready to connect the business to the technology. Your team will rely on your ability to speak-geek and non-geek when required. You possess keen software design skills and have a love for designing software to meet the business needs of our clients.
Desire2Learn can offer you the opportunity to exploit the latest software technologies, while at the same time design products that are going to have an impact on improving teaching and learning. You can gain experience with a variety of technologies including enterprise .net, mobile, cloud computing, developer toolkits, analytics, webcasting, or whatever new technology we are working on during your co-op term.
What would my main duties be?
We are looking for exceptional intermediate and senior students to create functional specifications and product designs that are consistent with established design patterns, and meet with usability and accessibility standards. We do our best to match co-op candidates based on their education, experience and their technology and product design focus, such as:
Technical Business Analysis
User Interaction Design
What is Desire2Learn looking for from me?
The Product Designer Co-ops support Development and Quality Assurance to ensure that the requirements and designs are implemented and any changes are reflected in the documentation.
For this position, we are looking for knowledge or previous co-op experience in one or more of the following:
Enrollment in a Bachelors degree program with exposure to Systems Design Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, User Interface Design or equivalent in Computer Science or related technical field preferred
Many of our co-op students move into full-time permanent Product Designer positions at D2L following their graduation. If you’re looking for challenging work in a casual environment (with foosball, ping-pong, and more), submit your application today! This is your opportunity to make a big impact in the area of next-generation Teaching and Learning applications!
Division/Department: Product Development