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Product Designer

Job Details

Fully Remote


The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a full-stack product designer. This person will partner with content and software development teams, to bring insight, user experience, and research forward, turning ideas into working prototypes and scalable design systems. You will also conduct user research to understand how customers are using the product, understand competitive products, and help build a more intuitive and distinguished suite of products. You will be a strategic partner, working across the organization to optimize and enhance the user experience across all of AOEUs products and services.

This position will operate within the Product Division, reporting to the Director of Product Management. The Product Division within AOEU is responsible for instantiating all aspects of AOEUs digital presence. We value data-driven decision-making, human-centric design, and a growth mindset.


Structured as a remote, full-time, salaried position. This position will report to the Chief Product Officer.

This position is eligible to remote work from the following locations: USA.

Who We Are

We have been a 100% remote company since the beginning!


We grow amazing teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their careers.


  • Apply research, usability tests, and metrics to inform design decisions.

  • Analyze, hypothesize, and test opportunities to enhance the user experience and maximize customer value.

  • Work with Product, Curriculum, and Engineering teams to design simple, elegant, beautiful user experiences and workflows.

  • Coordinate with Product, Curriculum, and Engineering teams to identify product improvement opportunities and translate them into actionable development requirements.

  • Partner with content designers on strategic design principles that unify and amplify the AOEU brand.

  • Work with Design to create illustrations, animations, and other rich experiences.

  • Utilize motion design to bring prototypes to life through animation and micro-interactions.

  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions balancing business strategy while advocating for users to create a holistic experience.



While we have identified specific requirements for this role, we acknowledge that not all candidates may possess every requirement listed. We encourage applicants who believe they possess the necessary skills and experience to apply, regardless of whether they meet each requirement to the fullest extent.

  • 5+ years of experience as a UX/UI design across product, web, e-commerce, or application design

  • A diverse portfolio demonstrating both individual and team project work

  • History and understanding of human-centered design, and universal design for learning methodologies

  • Ability to work independently as well as seek mentorship and critique from Product Owners, Curriculum or Engineering Leads

  • Sketch, prototype, create and refine low to high fidelity prototypes from concept to ready-for-engineering

  • Ability to utilize, maintain, and expand our design systems based on current understanding of best practices

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects

  • Ability to quickly learn various technology platforms and new applications with ease and confidence.

  • Strong typography, composition, and illustration skills.

  • Ability to execute creative design solutions while staying on brand.

  • Ability to communicate clearly (oral, written, and video) the thinking behind design choices.

  • Organization and project management skills.

  • Ability to recognize stakeholder needs and modify strategies to meet those needs.

  • Comfortable understanding of HTML / CSS, and other technical frameworks.


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods of time. The Art of Education University is an online university therefore 95-98% of ones time will be on or using technology.

  • Ability to use a laptop keyboard with accuracy.

  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Compensation and Benefits


  • Health, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for individual employees, employer HSA contribution, and no waiting period (effective 1st month after hire)

  • 401K plan with 4% match, no waiting or vesting period

  • Unlimited self-managed PTO (15+ days/year encouraged)

  • All federal holidays off + an end-of-year holiday shutdown

  • Monthly mobile, internet, or coworking space stipend

  • $600 home office equipment stipend

  • Fully remote, flexible schedule

  • 8+ weeks paid parental leave

  • Lifelong Learning Fund for professional development and educational reimbursement

  • Free product access (1 FLEX/PRO license to use or gift, plus free AOEU grad courses)

For additional information surrounding our offered benefits, visit our website.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and market. We encourage you to discuss your compensation requirements early in the process.

Applicants residing in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Cincinnati, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, New York, Jersey City, or Washington may reach out to for compensation details.

The Process

For most roles, the process is as follows:

  • Step 1: ~30 minute phone interview with hiring manager

  • Step 2: Round 2 packet & Interview

    • Given that this role works remotely, we want to see how you would work through some of the daily tasks, responsibilities, and challenges you might come across through a day-in-the-life. You will be given a prompt and be asked to complete an assignment which will then be used to guide a ~1 hour follow-up Zoom interview with 1-2 stakeholders. The intention is for you to get a sense of the role and give us an opportunity to see your skills in action. Your answers will not be used for any other purposes beyond evaluating your candidacy for this role, as it's important for both of us to get a glimpse of how you would handle a day in the life of this role.

  • Step 3: Follow-up interview

    • For certain managerial or high-collaboration roles, you may be asked to participate in a final Zoom interview.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Thank you for your interest in opportunities with AOEU.

Please contact with any questions.

The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant of E-Verify.

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