Our firm has been exclusively retained to help support the growth of an innovative, mission-driven software company that is a leader in the EdTech space. They are projecting significant growth over the next couple of years, as the pandemic has exposed many learning gaps within education and online learning and schools have realized that they must offer a dual solution – both in person and online. EdTech is booming and this company is well-positioned with a unique product, and an extensive library of quality content that they have built over the last 18 years.
They are looking to grow the organization in several areas and currently they are focused on hiring a Sr. Product Designer with subject matter expertise in User Experience. This position will split time between practical design tasks and mentoring the design team in an effort to up their UX game as well as partnering with the Design Director to evangelize the importance of design thinking and UX strategy throughout the company.
As an individual contributor on a fast-paced scrum team, the Sr Product Designer will strive to create world-class user experiences that balance the needs of the user with the needs of the business. They work iteratively, combining qualitative user feedback with structured A/B testing to make great products.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced UX designer who likes to also be an educator and advocate to make a significant impact on the company and the platform which is currently used by over 40 million people monthly.
Work collaboratively with engineers, product managers, executives, and other designers to improve the user experience
Mentor a high performing team of UX/UI designers and developers
Evangelize the design process throughout the company
Adapt the design process to the needs of each project, creating journey maps, flow diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, visual mock-ups, etc. as needed for both solutioning and communication
Navigate a fast-paced Agile environment requiring both self-direction and team collaboration
Strategize for the future by contributing ideas for evolving the user experience based on quantitative and qualitative data
Senior Designer with a minimum of 8 years experience designing for web and mobile, with an emphasis on consumer-facing products. Your portfolio should reflect all aspects of the design process, not just the beautiful, finished product. You should be able to take a project from early user research through ideation, user journeys, information architecture, interaction design, prototyping, visual design, and communication with the development team
8+ years of experience in Product Design, with advanced skills in UX, interaction design, information architecture, usability evaluation, and user research
Familiarity with Figma or ability to come up to speed quickly
Experience with A/B testing and SEO optimization
Strong visual design skills
Experience building prototypes of varying fidelity
Desired / Preferred Experience
Experience creating and/or refining design systems
Experience / knowledge of Digital Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.0+, Section 508, etc.)