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UI/UX Designer

LearnPlatform

You like to solve problems. You believe that successful products are built by successful teams with attention to detail, effective communication, and collaboration. You enjoy analyzing emerging technologies and ideas to help customers solve problems. For you, user experience and user interface design are about bringing together an interdisciplinary team, working closely with customers, iterating on good designs, and constantly evaluating how to make the product better. You are looking for an opportunity where you can combine your desire to solve problems, work with people, and continue to develop your design skills. Sound like you? Read on…

The Career Opportunity

The UI/UX Designer is a critical position on the LearnPlatform Product team to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality products in alignment with our roadmap, strategy, company goals, and mission. The position offers an incredible growth opportunity for a motivated, creative, and organized individual who wants to have an immediate impact on an early-stage company serving the education technology space. The UI/UX Designer position offers a path to expand your skills and experience while working with a team that is committed to having a positive impact on education.

Responsibilities

  • Be the champion for the LearnPlatform product design
  • Translate product and user requirements into storyboards, process flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
  • Design graphical user interface elements aligned with the LearnPlatform style guide
  • Communicate design iterations with internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Organize, document, and communicate planned work with leadership and team leads
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX challenges and problems
  • Work with Product Managers, Researchers, Designers, Marketers, and Engineers to execute planned work in alignment with roadmap
  • Conduct user interviews and respond to feedback for prototypes and production products

Essentials

  • Proven track record visual design skills through designing successful software products
  • Knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, InVision, or Figma
  • Experience with agile methodologies and practices such as Scrum, or KanBan
  • Experience with JIRA, Aha!, GSuite, and/or other project management tools
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with interdisciplinary teams
  • Self-starter with a bias towards responsible action and the know-how to balance getting details right while still moving fast
  • Demonstrated problem-solving aptitude
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, results-driven startup environment

Preferences

  • Portfolio of designed products and projects
  • UX research experience
  • User testing experience
  • Experience with information organization, architecture, and the visual display of quantitative information

Benefits

As a member of our growing team, employees receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidized healthcare (medical, dental, vision, and more)
  • 401k with employer match
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • Student Loan Repayment program
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Activity/Wellness Reimbursement
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
  • Spacious office with all the amenities in Raleigh’s South Glenwood neighborhood (when remote COVID period ends)

About LearnPlatform

LearnPlatform strives to generate actionable insights to guide informed decisions across education. As part of our daily work we expect our co-workers and ask of ourselves embody our core values of honesty, hard work, a bias for responsible action, a desire to learn and adapt when needed, and to have empathy for others. We are looking for smart, engaging people to contribute their diverse experiences to our team.

LearnPlatform is the edtech effectiveness system for educators and administrators to organize, streamline and analyze their classroom technology to improve instructional, operational and financial decisions. The SaaS edtech system of record gives education organizations the ability to inventory and select digital learning tools, establish and maintain regulatory compliance, and measure outcomes to gain meaningful, actionable evidence to ensure learning ecosystems are safe and cost-effective. K-12 districts and state education agencies use the research-based LearnPlatform to continuously improve standards of practice that drive blended and personalized learning at scale, expand equitable access to education technologies and increase student achievement.

LearnPlatform is a B Corporation and has received its Series A financing in February 2018 from New Markets Venture Partners and The Emerson Collective. LearnPlatform is committed to equity, both in its hiring and overall mission.

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