Digital Designer
McGraw-Hill Education - Chicago, IL

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McGraw-Hill Education is seeking a Digital Designer to collaborate with our application developers, academic designers, UX specialists, subject matter experts and other stakeholders to translate product vision into interactive reality. This position will be based in our Chicago, IL location and is a Project Status position.

You are a creative individual with proven expertise in generating engaging visual concepts that successfully marry workflow, typography, color theory, layout and imagery with user-centered and accessible design for web and mobile.

You’ll need to have lived and breathed responsive design at a high-quality agency or recognized brand.

It is critical that you place as much priority on usability as you do visual appeal and impact.

Mobile learning, simulations, virtual worlds, serious games and collaborative learning are just some of the projects that you will be involved in, so experience of designing educational content/interactivities for children and young people is desirable (but not essential if you can demonstrate a passion for digital education).

As well as creating engaging concepts for learning, you’ll work with our software developers and other team members to develop shared practice and processes that streamline production, avoid duplication of effort and support reuse.

You’ll report to the Creative Manager. You’ll be expected to contribute to planning and scheduling activity so strong written communication and presentation skills are also essential.

Ideation of creative concepts for digital assets that place the needs of the user and strategic goals of our business at the center of the experience.

Translation of storyboards and wireframes into high-impact production ready assets that meet with SEG brand guidelines and copyright requirements.

Lead the development of best practice in digital design and the introduction of processes that streamline production and ensure good communication between creative and technical.

Collaborate with other designers, technical staff, instructional designers and product owners to refine and develop product vision.

Work strategically with and present your design solutions to a wide variety of teams and departments.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline

3+ years design experience at agency or recognized brand

1+ years experience in the development of digital solutions for learning preferred

Creative design for the web and mobile is essential. Some experience of print production would also be valuable

Design for school-age children is desirable.

Proven commitment to the principles of user-centered and responsive design

The creation of digital products that exceed the requirements of Section 508 without compromising look and feel or engagement

A strong knowledge of core UI technologies (CSS/HTML/Javascript)

Working collaboratively with product sponsors, UX and other development staff

About the Company

McGraw-Hill School Education is a leading innovator in the development of 21st century teaching and learning solutions for K-12 education markets. We offer traditional and digital instructional, assessment, reference content and tools for teachers and students that address critical areas in primary and secondary education. We are focused on improving student learning outcomes while promoting digital innovation.

McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit .

McGraw-Hill Education is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

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