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Senior Product Designer

Remote
  • Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Digital Product

Job description

COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Product Design (Digital), the Senior Product Designer will take primary product design responsibility for areas and projects for the enhancement and improvement of Great Minds software products.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead the process of developing the user-facing solutions for users, incorporating the company and product brands appropriately and sufficiently.
    • Validate designs through user testing before launch to identify issues early on.
    • Design user flows and interactions that simplify the complex.
    • Support the engineering team throughout the development process as they bring product designs to life.
    • Review shipped features and identifies user experience improvements that can be made from data on usage (qualitative and quantitative).
  • Co-lead and facilitate the product design thinking process with product management so the business prioritizes the right human problems to solve.
    • Weigh pros and cons and propose which design and research options to employ.
    • Collaborate with others to evolve and refine the company’s design system, ensuring visual cohesion and engineering efficiency across all user touch points.
  • Assist others to clear their design hurdles.

Job requirements

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in:
    • User research, including user interviewing and user testing
    • User experience design, including Design Thinking methodologies
    • Visual design for the web, including modern tools like Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite
    • Accessibility, including how to design and develop accessible solutions
    • HTML and CSS development, with a dash of JavaScript to demonstrate dynamic designs to engineers

Required Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or a related field, or a total of 7+ years of industry experience in software product design for external, commercial users (B2C, B2B, EdTech, etc.)

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

The expected base salary range for this position is $84,000-$92,000, however the offered salary may be higher or lower than the above range dependent on numerous factors including, but not limited to location, work experience, skills and internal equity considerations. The base salary is not inclusive of benefits or other incentives.


A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.


New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check.


Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains greatminds.org or greatminds.recruitee.com. If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact security@greatminds.org


Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.


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