UX Interaction Designer

Job Description

Design and user experience are integral aspects of realizing our mission of supporting educators to help English Language Learners realize their highest aspirations. The UX Interaction Designer will take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive workflows that help our users develop confidence that they can accomplish this challenging work on a daily basis. You will work with Product Managers, Subject Matter Experts and Engineers throughout the design process -- from crafting user flows and wireframes to building interactive mockups and prototypes. Throughout the product development process, you will anticipate what users need, advocate for them, test your assumptions, and ensure that the final product delights them at every step.

Responsibilities
  • Develop user experiences, workflows, and interfaces for educators and administrators to manage their student programs
  • Produce detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate and validate interaction and design ideas
  • Test and validate new and existing products with users using quantitative and qualitative research techniques to gauge the usability of and explain the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’
Desired Skills and Experience
  • 3+ years of UX/Interaction design work with web-based apps
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate design methodology, decisions and take constructive feedback
  • Ability to rapidly prototype ideas using best-of-breed applications or HTML/CSS
  • Desire to validate design decisions with real customers and stakeholders throughout the process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, user-centered design environment
  • B2B or other enterprise workflow design experience
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to careers@ellevationeducation.com.