UI UX Product Designer - remote

Illuminate Education - Remote - Full time

Position Overview

As a Product Designer, you’ll be joining our UX Team while working closely with Product Management, Engineering, and other teams to drive and lead incredible user experiences across our products for K-12 students and educators.

You’ll be responsible for researching, designing, and prototyping new user experiences based on product and customer requirements. Deliverables include both low fidelity and high fidelity mockups, basic prototypes (clickables), wireframes, and design specifications.

You should possess exceptional user experience and visual design skills, as well as user-centered design principles. You must have an affinity for usability, complex data visualization, visual consistency, and detail. You must be able to grasp and distill highly complex issues and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions while working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment. And overall, you should be passionate about resolving user pain points and delivering amazing user experiences through empathy and great design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Become an expert on the eduCLIMBER product, while building expertise on the other core Illuminate products with an eye for integration and collaboration.
  • Be an active member of the UX Team, contributing to our design processes, tools, and norms.
  • Work with our other designers to leverage our design system, utilizing and creating reusable components and patterns across our products.
  • Gather user requirements and aggregate user needs into designs.
  • Conduct user research to validate user needs and feedback through focus groups, surveys, customer journey mapping exercises, usability tests, and related activities.
  • Prepare and present initial designs to internal teams and key stakeholders and rapidly iterate based on internal and external feedback, discussions, and data.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in design, computer science, psychology, or related field.
  • 2-3 years minimum experience as a UX or product designer in a web-based software environment and ability to share prior design portfolio examples.
  • Strong expertise in common design software tools such as Figma (preferred) or Sketch.
  • Demonstrable data visualization skills – translating large and complex data into highly consumable and intuitive workflows.
  • Experience with working within constraints and understanding the right tradeoffs to make, and the confidence in executing on decisions.
  • Current on the latest responsive web design techniques for desktop and mobile design.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS and familiarity with front-end frameworks (Vue, React, etc.) is a plus.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with web accessibility standards.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills.
  • A readiness to proactively drive change and improvement across cross-functional teams.
  • K-12 market experience and a passion for edTech is a huge bonus.

Minimal travel required – may include up to 10% of travel.

Illuminate Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Ux / Graphic Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Illuminate Education

Illuminate Education partners with K-12 educators to equip them with data to serve the whole child and reach new levels of student performance.
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