UX/UI Lead_
Job Details
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Company Overview:

At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We've adopted a remote-first culture. Our diverse team is based across the US with many working out of our office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL 


Position Overview:

Nearpod is looking for a UX/UI Lead to join our growing team and help take the product to the next level. We are looking for a detail-oriented and self-motivated user experience design lead with strengths in interaction design and critical thinking. You should have a passion for bringing technology into the classroom and an understanding of educational technology trends. This is a full time position in South Florida however remote candidates will also be considered.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with PMs and cross-functional teams to bring definition to broad ideas, analyze, and craft detailed flows and mocks that will effectively communicate product design

  • Take new product concepts and lead design from ideation to deployment

  • Run research activities including: recruiting, facilitation, results analysis and creating actionable outcomes

  • Provide articulate interaction design deliverables that are actionable for developers including microinteractions and specification details as needed

  • Work alongside and build relationships with our development team during production to provide support and collaborate on solutions to provide the best possible outcomes

  • Work closely with contracted partners to provide direction on UI designs and illustration requests, while also providing basic UI designs as needed 

  • Produce a wide range of high quality user experience deliverables leveraging best practices such as journey maps, personas, user flows, concept models, wireframes and prototypes

  • Ability to communicate well and present your ideas clearly to small and large groups

  • Ability to provide responsive designs that work across multiple platforms

  • Define project timelines and deliverables for design initiatives while reporting on statuses as it is executed


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Strong experience in analytics and attention to detail

  • Good project management and time management skills

  • Experience leading multiple projects across different product lines

  • Experience collaborating effectively with leaders and contributors

  • Proven ability to map out flows, ideate on multiple concepts and provide rationale behind your design recommendations

  • 2-4 years of experience conducting research with a good understanding of best practices in survey methods, usability testing, and interviewing techniques

  • 6+ years experience in product/interaction design

  • Solid understanding of information architecture best practices

  • Experience working in mobile platforms

  • Experience working with pattern libraries and design systems

  • Experience with Sketch and Axure is a plus

  • Certification or a degree in user experience, human factors, or related is a plus

Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary