Senior Product Designer

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Design Job Number: 23372
Category : Design
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
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Id : 23372


23372 Senior Product Designer
San Francisco, CA

Company
Our client's mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. They are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and by drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. They are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.
Their business model is robust with two strong revenue streams advertisements and paid subscriptions. The ads business allows them to offer amazing study tools to millions of students around the globe for free. Their premium subscriptions give students and teachers to ability to create custom content and access learning analytics tools.
Our client values diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to success as individuals, as a team, and as a company. Their success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working with them to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities they serve, creating an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, our client welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Role

As a Product Designer, you will be responsible for helping craft a world-class user experience. Despite our already huge reach, they are still in the early stages of growth in terms of product and users. Millions of students will use our client for the first time this coming fall your job will be to make that experience as simple, user-friendly and elegant as possible.

You will be involved in every step of design, including research, ideation, mapping user flows, creating mockups and designing high-fidelity UIs across our website and apps. You will be an influential leader on our small, talented design team, helping to shape the future of design.


Where you can make an impact:

Own large design initiatives from beginning to end.
Partner with product management and engineering leads to build the very best user experiences.
Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our millions of users.
Design flows and experiences that are simple and elegant.
Constantly push yourself and the team to raise the design bar a through a culture of feedback and open communication.
Evangelize user-centered design throughout the company.

Required Qualifications

5+ years of product design experience at a consumer software company or startup.
Strong UX, UI, IxD, visual design and prototyping skills.
Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just "How it should look" but "What we should build.")
Experience building and shipping web and mobile product.
Experience working closely with engineering teams.
Excitement about working in an environment of fast feedback loops and a mindset of rapid prototyping and iteration.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with front-end programming.
Passion for information design and data visualization.
Ability to create beautiful illustrations.

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