Achievement Network is hiringUX/UI Designer

Full TimeUI/UX Design
Posted 9mo ago


UX/UI Designer

Location:  Flexible within the United States

Occasional travel will be required; up to 2 times per year

Position is available: Immediately


Every student deserves opportunities in life, and every educator committed to providing those opportunities deserves support. Those beliefs drive us to work alongside schools to support great teaching so that we can work towards guaranteeing that all students are receiving high quality instruction. We partner with over 900 schools - both district and charter - in underserved communities around the country, thus impacting more than 330,000 students. Third-party evaluations confirm that when schools have the right basic conditions in place and partner with ANet, they achieve 6-8 months of additional learning over a two-year period compared to schools not partnering with ANet.


At ANet we are committed to living out our core values, both across our organization and with our partners. We acknowledge that systemic inequities impact student access to opportunities and that in order to ensure educational equity for all students, we must center on the experiences of those from marginalized communities to guide our work. We work to deepen our understanding of how race, class, power and privilege influence the education system as well as influence our own perspectives. To do so,  we provide ongoing learning opportunities through org-wide professional development, affinity groups, working groups, and resource sharing.


We are seeking a UX/UI Designer to craft visually appealing and intuitive end user experience that maximizes the impact of our technology in service to educators and students. The ideal candidate will synthesize customer discovery learnings and produce visual artifacts to validate and deliver impactful solutions. They will partner with Product Managers, Engineers and other internal and external stakeholders. The UX/UI Designer will report to the Vice President of Product Management.


Lead user research and discovery

?         Build strong empathy and advocate passionately for our end users, ensuring that the product experience is aligned to user needs and expectations

?         Conduct product user research and validation throughout the product life-cycle from early stage generative research through post-launch success measurement

?         Create user flows, wireframes and prototypes to visualize design concepts and gather feedback

?         Iterate on designs based on user testing and stakeholder feedback to optimize user interactions


Deliver user experience and interface solutions

?         Collaborate with the product management and engineering teams to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and user experience

?         Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

?         Collaborate with the engineering team to ensure technical feasibility, sustainability, standardization, testability, and timely implementation of designs

?         Evolve and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards to ensure consistent user experience across the ANet platform

?         ??Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies, and advocate for their adoption when appropriate

?         Champion a user-centered design approach throughout the product management team, ensuring that user needs and feedback remain at the forefront of all design decisions


In order to be successful in this role and at ANet, candidates must demonstrate the following:

?        You have 3-4 years of UX/UI design experience/portfolio working on web-based, SaaS products from concept to launch.

?        You have experience creating both low and high fidelity design artifacts (storyboards, wireframes, mock ups, interactive prototypes).

?        You bring proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript for rapid prototyping.

?        You have experience designing and executing on usability and concept validation testing.

?        You are skilled at presenting your designs and selling your solutions to various stakeholders with a combination of humility, customer service, and demonstrating your expertise. 

?        You thrive at solving problems creatively and efficiently.

?        You have a passionate commitment to and a sense of urgency for the support of schools, along with a belief that all students can achieve at high levels.

?        You are motivated by working in an environment where we live out our core values daily and are eager to examine personal archetypes and biases while discussing topics related to race, class, and privilege which relate to ANet’s Advance Equity and People Matter values.


Ideal candidates may also demonstrate the following preferred qualifications:

?         You have experience in K-12 education, Ed Tech or the nonprofit space.


Individuals who join ANet have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, values driven, and team-oriented organization that is committed to having impact in schools by investing in each other and learning together. We were named as The NonProfit Times “Best Nonprofits to Work For” and work tirelessly to foster a working environment where the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and identities of our staff members are valued.


We offer comprehensive benefits in order to best support our people. Benefits we offer include: medical, dental and vision insurance where ANet pays 80% of the cost of these benefits for employees and their families/domestic partner; generous paid time-off including 10 paid holidays and paid days off between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays; paid parental leave; educational expenses reimbursements;  flexible spending accounts; professional development; a 401(k) plan with a 4% match; short and long-term disability coverage; and basic life and personal accident insurance. We also offer an inclusive environment where we welcome you to bring your whole self to work every day.

The salary range for this position is between $97,200-$145,800. New hires will start between the range minimum and midpoint ($97,200-$121,500) based on qualifications assessed during the hiring process, past experience, and internal equity. In order to uphold our commitment to transparent, equitable, competitive, and sustainable compensation, ANet does not negotiate pay.



We are now accepting applications for this position, which will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Please submit your application online. 


ANet is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and gender identities to apply to our positions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


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