Lead Curriculum Designer - Math

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

At IXL Learning, we design first-of-their-kind products for learners and teachers. As a Lead Curriculum Designer at IXL, you will manage a growing team of Math Curriculum Designers. This team is responsible for designing the engaging, innovative math problems that are the heart of the IXL product.


  • Lead and develop a talented team who will take on the challenge of designing fresh, interactive K-8 math problems
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to curriculum designers on your team to ensure a high level of work satisfaction and progress towards individual career goals
  • Ensure your team produces innovative, high-quality designs
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to help determine the best implementation methods
  • Ensure that current team and company initiatives, mission, goals, and values are clear to each team member
  • Work cross-functionally with project managers, UI/UX designers, illustrators, and QA to meet project milestones 


  • Master's or PhD in math, education, or a related field; or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, including at least 2 years of experience in math curriculum design
  • Experience managing a team of at least 5 individual contributors
  • Knowledge of computer programming and mobile and web technologies
  • An ability to put yourself in the mind of various types of students and understand what will bring them delight vs. what won't appeal to them
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including the ability to lead multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Ability to solve a wide variety of problems
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail

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Experience Level

3 or more years

IXL Learning


IXL Learning is an edtech company that delivers an immersive e-learning experience — for all students, in all grades, in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. With 10% of the U.S. student population using IXL, and over 25 billion questions asked and answered so far, IXL is inspiring teachers and learners worldwide and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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