Sr. User Experience Designer and Front-end Engineer

Bloomboard Inc. - Palo Alto, CA - Full time

Bloomboard Inc. - Palo Alto, CA - Full time

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There are lots of “Ed Tech.” companies out there, each with their own vision of how to impact education. The issue is, many of them don’t really have the opportunity to meaningfully impact the most important “lever” that improves student outcomes, teachers! At BloomBoard, we are dedicated to reforming educator professional learning via micro-credentialing, some of the most important work in education today. If you don’t believe us, ask our investors, Learn Capital, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others.

At BloomBoard, product development starts with a passion for making a lasting impact on education. Educator success is fundamental to our DNA at BloomBoard, so our customers and users come first in everything we do. Product development at BloomBoard starts with an ability to truly understand our users and their requirements, and develop innovative technology/product solutions to meet their needs. Our talented team and commitment to product excellence allow us to continually deliver effective, compelling product experiences that enable educators to truly “move the needle” in their own growth, and ultimately in their students’ outcomes. We are looking for an experienced user experience designer/front end engineer to lead the charge in delivering these outstanding experiences to our users!

Your Role in BloomBoard’s growth:

  • Work with closely with product management, engineering and BloomBoard’s leadership team to design exceptional experiences for BloomBoard’s new, next generation learning platform
  • Deeply understand mindset, behaviors and needs of our constituencies on the platform
  • Produce clear, thorough and compelling designs for all feature functionality and user flows
  • Work with engineers to align designs and decisions with technical and product needs/specifications
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for new features, workflows, etc.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas, Do whatever it takes to develop features and deliver value to our users

Your Background/Expertise:

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex, integrated workflows/ solutions for complete SaaS environments.
  • Expertise in UX software such as InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer.js, Quartz Composer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval
  • Competitive salary, equity and benefits

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Role

Ux / Graphic Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Bloomboard Inc.

At BloomBoard, we are dedicated to reforming educator professional learning via micro-credentialing, some of the most important work in education today.

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