SchoolMint is looking for a Product Designer to create elegant, intuitive interfaces that provide delightful interactions for our end users, including school administrators, teachers, students, and parents. The designer will help to improve our application workflows and information architecture by applying design expertise and executing a development process that includes delivery of wireframes and mock-ups, low-fi to high-fi prototypes and clean, gorgeous final designs. The designer will collaborate with Product Managers, gaining buy-in for UI/UX designs that support our roadmap initiatives. The Designer will exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work directly with customers and end-users to conduct usability testing of newly designed areas of our products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with PMs, engineers and customer success teams to oversee the user experience of a product, from conception to launch
  • Develop user experience design concepts, wireframes, visual designs and prototypes
  • Produce visual specifications and assets through web tools such as Zeplin
  • Design flows and experiences that are intuitive and usable
  • Conduct usability testing, and track both quantitative and qualitative feedback
  • Lead design feedback sessions to determine product direction
  • Ensure that design solutions meet the objectives of the user experience, fit with the overall brand and help achieve business goals
  • Create and maintain UI component libraries and style guide
  • Use existing design patterns when appropriate and make design decisions that keep the different product areas feeling unified in tone and style
  • Experience designing for responsive web, iOS and Android apps
  • Document and develop internal style guide
  • Design with accessibility in mind

Qualifications

  • User Experience, Visual Design, Human Computer Interaction or other related degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 4+ years of experience as a product designer, user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role
  • 4+ years of experience creating prototypes or highly detailed wireframes for complex web applications
  • A demonstrable portfolio of innovative visual and UX design solutions¬†
  • Experience designing web-based applications and familiarity with web-based application design best-practices, including mobile-friendly web design
  • Comfortable with an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing feedback and constructive criticism
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Experience communicating with cross-functional teams

Nice to have

  • Mastery of standard professional tools (Figma, Sketch, Principle, Adobe Creative Suite and Invision) and understanding of underlying technologies (HTML, CSS, iOS, Android)
  • Experience leading UI development teams using wireframes and rapid prototyping tools (Balsamiq, Figma, Sketch, Flinto, etc)
  • Passionate about education
  • HTML/CSS Knowledge
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap 4 & AngularJ
  • Interaction/Motion Design

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