Managing UX-UI Designer

inquirED - Remote - Full time

Description:

The Managing UX/UI Designer will work closely with the Product Management and Engineering teams to understand complex user needs, design intuitive platform experiences that address those needs, and deliver design solutions that delight stakeholders within and beyond the organization. In this position, you will be the primary designer of our new teacher-facing curricular platform as well as the internal tooling surrounding its content management. This is an exciting opportunity to imagine and bring to life the full experience of a new curriculum product that will support educational change nationwide.

In addition to the design responsibilities of this role, you will manage another UX/UI designer whose work is focused on maintaining and enhancing our existing platforms. As the manager of this quickly-growing UX/UI arm of the Product team, you will help to shape and maintain best practices within the Product Management / Design / Engineering trio in terms of communication, documentation, and workflow management.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years leading the UX/UI design of web technology used by teachers
  • 2+ years experience in a management role
  • Experience triangulating design needs in collaboration with a Product Manager and Engineering team within an Agile methodology
  • Fluent in Figma for hifi mockups and prototyping
  • Strong understanding of and ability to incorporate accessibility into your work, including 508 compliance and WCAG 2.1 AA
  • Deep empathy for K–12 teachers
  • Strong communication, presentation, and storytelling skills

Why work for us:

  • Health and 401K: Employee-covered health care and retirement match
  • Flexible PTO and company closures: Flexible PTO and 12+ observed days off
  • Chances to get connected: Biannual company retreats and optional local meetups
  • Remote opportunities: Most positions are remote, supporting work-from-home flexibility
  • Perks and stipend: Technology package provided, plus a home office stipend
  • Learning and development: Educational and development opportunities, monthly Brunch and Learns, and more

*Please note that because of high application volume, we are only able to respond to applicants moving forward in the process.

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Role

Ux / Graphic Design

Experience Level

Senior Level

inquirED

inquirED was founded by teachers with the mission of bringing rigorous and joyful learning to every student. We’re a fast-growing startup, serving more educators and students every day.
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