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Full-time UI/UX Designer

at Steven Williams in San Francisco

Join us to shape the future of online education. Here you will work with smart, passionate, and creative people to solve challenging problems and create solutions that immediately impact hundreds of thousands of students.


Responsibilities

Defining how users interact with each other, with course materials, and our platform
Empathizing with wide range of students, from experienced professionals brushing up their skills, to young learners augmenting their education
Working with product management and engineering to design product features and intuitive user experiences.
Design user interfaces, from initial wireframe mockup to final HTML/CSS web files.
Conduct user research (interviews, focus groups, reading forums, etc) to identify user pain points and provide recommendations for UI/UX improvements

Requirements

UX expertise - can authoritatively make data-backed, research-supported claims related to UI design and user experience. Expert in user-centered design methodology and the design thinking process.
Web design - HTML and CSS proficiency required; experience with modern web platforms (e.g. SAAS) and responsive web design required
Visual / graphic design - A keen eye for visually appealing design and clean UI implementation is required. Graphic design skills are helpful, but we are not looking for a graphic design specialist.
Energy - Looking for passionate, action-oriented, energetic designers ready to jump in to a fast-paced, rapidly growing startup. Ability to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, engineers, and course operations specialists.

Nice to have
Mobile web experience prefered; mobile app (iOS or Android) design experience helpful, but not required.
Computer science experience preferred (especially Javascript and/or Ruby), but not required. It’s very important our designer understands the limitations and costs of implementation for various design options.
Expert in design tools, including the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks)
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), product design, instructional design, education, or related field




Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and generous equity in one of the hottest edtech start-ups, in addition to medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage. We sponsor gym membership, provide all the technology you need, cater meals, and keep a fully stocked fridge.
Most importantly, you’ll have an opportunity to work with an amazing team in an open environment on high-impact problems.


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Published on 02-04-2014