Product Designers at our company work across the user experience domain, including research (user interviews, ethnography, persona development), design (sketching, group ideation, information architecture, interaction design, prototyping), documentation (wireframing and specification writing), and user testing. The successful candidate for the role will be a User Experience generalist who has experience across all of these skill sets.
The Product Designers work will be applied to the development of a wide range of educational products running on a variety of platforms, including native and browser-based applications running on handheld devices, tablet computers, and personal computers. Successful Product Designers here serve as the glue between Product Owners, Product Managers, and the engineers that build the designs, so they need to be able to both discuss and document their designs and design decisions effectively to varied audiences. Design communication typically takes the form of wireframes, prototypes, and functional specifications.
Requirements of Product Designer:
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
3+ years experience developing interactive products as an Information Architect, Interaction Designer, Product Designer, User Experience Designer or Usability Engineer.
Proactive and creative problem solver with an intellectual interest in current and new technologies and techniques
Well-organized, with attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and collegiality
Extraordinary Candidates would also have:
Experience in designing educational technologies such as curriculum products, assessment products, or student information systems.
Substantial experience with usability testing
Front-end development expertise
Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodology is preferred
Knowledge of educational data systems<
Ariston Tek, Inc. - 2 years ago