Product Designer (UI/UX)

Toronto, Ontario   |   Part Time

About Pathcore

Pathcore is a Toronto-based software company specializing in data management and workflow software for digital pathology. We develop several different software applications, including desktop and browser-based platforms for managing, viewing and annotating pathology images, associated metadata and other digital content.

About the Position

Pathcore is looking for a talented and energetic product designer to join us on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate will work closely with engineering, marketing and sales teams to translate feature ideas into aesthetically pleasing and effective designs and workflows (UI/UX).  As a product designer you will be involved in every aspect of the product development life cycle, from initial user research, to developing wire frames and intuitive user interfaces, and even working with the engineering team to ensure your designs are developed to perfection. If you enjoy solving challenging problems, aim to make an impact in healthcare and cancer informatics, like keeping up with the latest technology, and have strong design instincts and follow-through, we’d love to meet with you!

Please note this position is a part time opportunity for product design. However, for the right person, we will consider a full time position if you are able to contribute in other areas of product development (e.g. project management, end user training, Q/A, etc.).


This position is part-time with flexible hours depending on your availability. You are welcome to work remotely, but every now and then you may need to visit the office.


  • Collaborate with the Engineering team on outlining user flows and prototyping initial wire frames

  • Produce intuitive and beautiful user interfaces for web, mobile, iOS and desktop applications

  • Run user testing to inform design decisions

  • Communicate design solutions with the engineering team during development


  • 1+ years professional design experience for software applications

  • An impressive portfolio showcasing your UI skills and understanding of user flows

  • Proficiency with contemporary design tools, including Figma, Sketch, etc.

  • Ability to clearly communicate your design specs to the engineering team

  • Experience with various forms of user research such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing

Desired Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in similar roles

  • Past experience in microscopy, digital pathology or laboratories equipment

  • Past experience in cancer biology, diagnostics and treatment

  • Past experience in software and or IT fields


  • A competitive salary

  • Medical and health benefits may be extended

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