Product Designer
Skillshare - New York, NY

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We're pixel perfectionists and delight in clean design. We strive to provide every teacher and student a smoothly functioning and beautiful learning experience. In fact, we're even building a curriculum of design classes that teach design the way we would have wanted to learn. We're growing fast, and there's lots to be done - so you've got to be energized by the idea of achieving our ambitious goals together with your colleagues in Design, Engineering, Education, and Marketing.

You're a critical thinker with an innovative approach to making products simple enough for even your grandmother to understand and use. And you know those things to be true because you're a customer whisperer (ok, that sounds a bit creepy, but you're their advocate and interpreter).We're very goal and metric oriented and prefer to say 99% of ideas in favor of focusing and shipping things out the door. You'll work closely with our front-end engineers to create an interactive learning experience that's like nothing else out there. In fact, maybe you even prefer to mark up your own code.

Responsibilities
  • Produce beautiful and usable interfaces for our teachers and students
  • Help establish and reinforce consistent visual design patterns acrossSkillshare's platform
  • Work with our product managers, ux designers and engineers to define and understand the design and product challenges our students and teachers are facing
  • Usability and value testing to uncover top problems and areas of opportunity
Requirements
  • 2 to 5 years experience designing web applications and platforms
  • A portfolio of amazing UI, shipped products carry more weight than comps
  • Excellent communication skills, whether via detailed storyboards and mockups or in cross-team planning sessions
Nice to Haves
  • Knowledge of HTML / CSS
  • Experience building anditeratingon a product for an extended period of time
  • Experience in Mobile UI and Interaction

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