Senior UX Product Designer
Job Details
Experienced
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Other

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 have won numerous awards including EdTech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. Recently, we were acquired by Renaissance to support the shared mission of accelerating learning for all. 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, and our diverse team is based across the US.

 

Location: Remote

 

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Senior UX Product Designer to join our growing team and help take our teaching tools to the next level. We are looking for a self-motivated and creative product designer with strengths in interaction design and human factors. You should have a passion for bringing technology into the classroom and an understanding of educational technology trends. In this role you will work on delivering a number of features from inception to hand off as well as elevating the sophistication of the platform as a whole through usability and design enhancements. You should have a passion for learning and will be expected to keep a pulse on the industry, while providing creative ideas for moving our products forward. 

 

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have an ability to work independently and resourcefully while also being a trusted and valued contributor to the team through their empathy, collaboration, and contributions.

  • Create usable and useful product designs for a variety of projects ranging from small enhancements to new feature development.

  • Partner with POs and cross-functional teams to think through use cases and collaborate on flows using a range of design artifacts, fidelities, and research tools as needed.

  • Create sketches, diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes that communicate and achieve business objectives while keeping our teachers and student experiences at the forefront.

  • Align to our UI guidelines and interface patterns.

  • Provide clear and organized handoff documentation that is actionable for developers.

  • Work alongside and build relationships with our development team.

  • Exhibit a strong ability to communicate and present your ideas clearly to small and large groups.

  • Show a consideration of responsiveness for multiple platforms, screen resolutions, environments, and operating systems.

  • Show craftsmanship and care in your work and project outcomes.

  • Ability to manage your deliverables, and set expectations with clear communication, planning, and estimated timelines.

 

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent understanding of UX best practices

  • Solid understanding of UI design best practices 

  • Great time management skills and attention to detail

  • Experience designing features from project inception to handoff

  • Experience collaborating effectively with leaders and contributors

  • Proven ability to think through the full design process

  • Basic understanding of conducting user research

  • 5+ years experience in product design/UX design

  • Experience working on mobile platforms is a plus

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

  • Basic understanding of CSS, HTML, etc 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
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