Product Designer

Education Elements, Inc. - San Carlos, CA - Full time


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Product Designer - Full-time, permanent

Company: Education Elements

Location: San Carlos, CA

Number of Openings: 1

About Education Elements:

Education Elements is a leading education consultancy that helps school districts solve their biggest challenges. We take the time to understand the unique demands school leaders face, and then customize the Education Elements approach for each district. We have worked with hundreds of districts across the country -- from tiny to very large, from urban to rural to suburban -- bringing deep expertise, design-thinking, expert facilitation and the spirit of collaboration, along with our extensive toolkit of resources and technology, to deliver sustainable results.

Be part of an amazing team that raises awareness about our work -- work that ultimately leads to life changing results for educators and students. We know how it sounds… but seriously, join us and change lives.

About the Role:

The Product Designer is a key role at Education Elements. As Product Designer, you will lead all design work for Touchpoint, our initiative management tool that supports our consulting model and is used by school districts across the country. Your designs will help superintendents, principals and other educational leaders to visualize and actualize their plans for transformational learning. Your designs will support districts and school alignment so that everyone is on the same page in their efforts to improve the classroom experience for students.

Our ideal candidate is self-directed, uncovers and articulates user needs clearly, prototypes quickly, and has strong visual design skills.If you want the opportunity to improve education while working alongside a dynamic and mission driven team, this job is for you. Join us and bring your passion to a great company helping educators across the country revolutionize teaching and learning.


  • Design solutions for educational consultants, district administrators, and school administrators in a variety of formats that include: flows, sketches, wireframes, mockups and high fidelity prototypes
  • Present designs on a weekly basis to internal users and clients, synthesize feedback in order to improve designs
  • Plan and facilitate user feedback sessions and testing scenarios
  • Leverage user analytics, user testing, and interview data to create user-centered designs
  • Provide design requirements (i.e., annotations and descriptions of how features should behave) to engineers to support development
  • Create and maintain a live style guide in collaboration with the engineering team
  • Develop foundational knowledge of the Education Elements consulting practice, the k-12 public school system, and the basics of district wide reform


  • 3+ years experience
  • Experience in ed tech preferred
  • Deep experience with Sketch or Photoshop
  • Ability to create prototypes quickly at multiple levels of fidelity with InVision (or similar tool) and with HTML/CSS (huge plus)
  • Experience designing for the web, iOS and Android
  • Exceptional visual and graphical design skills
  • Experience with user experience design and usability principles
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and champion designs to senior leadership
  • Ability to interview and observe users, review analytics data, identify pain points, and articulate user needs and goals that drive each design

Why Education Elements:

Students in schools that work with Education Elements are more engaged and achieve more

Teachers in schools that work with Education Elements are more satisfied and believe they have more impact on their students

Leaders that work with Education Elements see a high return on their investment…in student outcomes!

We are recognized thought leaders in personalized learning and organizational change

We have an amazing, passionate and fun team

We provide generous benefits such as Freedom PTO, stock options, 401K with matching, catered lunch, and a variety of 100% paid medical, dental and vision plans from which to choose.

We believe creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work community is crucial to best serving the districts and schools we represent. In order to achieve this goal, we are intent on creating a welcoming and supportive multicultural environment. We openly encourage, respect and celebrate the diversity we are resolved to cultivate. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

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Ux / Graphic Design

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