You have that optimism that you can have a career that changes the world. You want to work with people, make a difference in their lives, and get the breadth of experience you can build a meaningful career on.
You’ll find what you’re looking for here.
We’re MakerKids. We started the first makerspace for kids in the world, and now run award-winning virtual programs, camps and parties on coding, robotics and Minecraft. Our programs help kids develop confidence, social skills, resilience and a positive relationship with technology. We ignite kids’ potential and inspire them to be inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators. Kids have started businesses, won prizes from NASA, and had positive mental health outcomes.
We’ve been featured in major media such as Wired, CTV and the Globe and Mail, and have spoken at SXSW, Maker Faire, MakerCon, and more. Right now, we’re looking for a Designer, and we hope that’s you.
We’re growing quickly, and we’re looking for leaders to grow with us and ultimately drive our mission forward. We hope that you are our Product Designer.
We are looking for an ambitious Product Designer passionate about creating elegant designs and enabling seamless experiences that get users to "wow" .
As our first Product designer, you'll be a key pillar in our team. You'll work with our CEO, software developer, and curriculum developer, and the whole team in order to gain a deep understanding of our users, craft effective designs and features to solve their problems, and bring our evolving website and product to life.
Families have been starved of quality STEM education that helps kids build soft skills and become creators, not just consumers. This role is an opportunity to bring a beautiful & intuitive tool to people who desperately need it, and raise the bar of what is possible.
With a strong culture of ownership and responsibility, we believe that our job is not done until the job is done. We take pride in delivering the highest quality, intuitive products that make discovering and actioning opportunities in the public sector effortless and fun for our users.
What you'll do
This is a varied position, and if you have experience as a Product Designer, that variety will feel familiar. You’ll have our full support to make changes that will make a lasting difference on our business.
You’re the right fit for this role because you have a customer-centric mindset, and are always looking for ways to improve marketing, or tackle high-leverage challenges to make things work better.
Working with us:
This is currently a part-time position - with the potential for long-term and full-time if things go well.
With us, you’ll enjoy:
If you have these, you’ll be a great fit:
Anything on this list would be an asset:
If this opportunity sounds like the meaningful, career-building challenge you’ve been looking for, we can’t wait to meet you!