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Senior Product Designer

MasterClass

Who we are:

MasterClass is transforming online education by enabling anyone in the world to learn from the very best.  We are deconstructing what makes an actor able to cry on demand, how an athlete defies gravity, and what it takes to write a bestseller.  Our online learning content is available to students anywhere anytime, which supports our mission to ignite the greatness in others.

We are a quickly growing VC-funded startup based in San Francisco, with additional offices in Los Angeles.  We have created online classes taught by famous masters— Gordon Ramsay, Serena Williams, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sara Blakely, David Sedaris, Bobbi Brown, Timbaland, Anna Wintour and many more to come.

Since launching in 2015, we have been growing our team. Apply now to find out more about what we are doing behind the scenes.

What we are looking for:

An experienced designer who will be the design owner of large initiatives and a strategic partner alongside Engineering and Product teams on key goals. This designer will develop strategies based on insights of real people and data and turn these insights into beautifully designed, high-quality experiences across mobile, web, and emerging platforms.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • You will work with the MasterClass Growth team, conveying the value of MasterClass to new customers and converting them to successful lifeline learners
  • Take lead on all aspects of design (including user research, UX design, visual design, and prototyping) within our Growth team
  • Collaborate independently with Product, Engineering, and Data Science leads to inform roadmap and then execute on concepts, research, and delivery
  • Be data-driven and have a strong desire to constantly improve the MasterClass product experience
  • Design and participate in user research studies to validate hypotheses and ensure product usability and consistency
  • Build and communicate a well-informed, compelling vision for our growth surface areas
  • Visually elevate the pre-purchase experience by partnering with our Brand Creative and Design Systems team build innovative and expressive experiences
  • Provide direct and impactful feedback to other designers on the team, helping designers on adjacent product teams grow their skills

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience in user experience, visual design, and prototyping for consumer web/mobile interfaces, with at least 2 years in a growth-specific role
  • Accustomed to working in a collaborative cross-disciplinary environment, where experimentation and testing are valued
  • Attention to detail and strong visual skills and understanding of layout, typography, and visual hierarchy
  • Familiarity with proven and emerging tools for interface design and prototyping, including Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience providing thoughtful, direct, and clear design feedback
  • Ability to understand the business impact of design decisions and drive meaningful product value
  • Highly developed presentation and storytelling skills
  • A portfolio of relevant design work is required for consideration. It should illustrate your involvement and how you contributed to solving specific problems.
  • You are able to provide a brief explanation in your application of why you are excellent for this role

At MasterClass, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, MasterClass will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you. 

 

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