Senior UX Design & Research at Codecademy | Powderkeg

**We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. **

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!

**Senior UX Design & Research - India specific opportunity **

As a Senior Product Designer at Codecademy, you'll be leading design in the product development process from start to finish. From brainstorming entirely new features to designing usable flows and beautiful interfaces, you'll exercise your full range of product, interaction, and visual design skills on a daily basis. You'll enjoy a high level of ownership of the features you work on. You'll partner with product, engineering, curriculum, data science, and marketing to build and iterate on various design challenges in our product. We're looking for someone who sweats the details and is ready to tackle any design challenge that comes up between concepting and launching a product. Your work will empower millions of people worldwide to learn how to code and create something. Together, we can redesign education and create the best online learning experience.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Collaborate with product, engineering, curriculum, data science, and marketing to create new features, understand their impact, and continue to elevate the learning experience at Codecademy Enterprise product and internal tooling
  • Provide formal and informal mentorship to other designers
  • Partner with Product Managers to ensure we strike the perfect balance between product strategy and learner needs in everything we ship
  • Utilize and contribute to on our design system, Gamut, in collaboration with engineering and design peers
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into congruent scenarios, usable flows, and simple, intuitive interfaces
  • Advocate for the learner in every part of the product you touch, and be their voice within the product development process

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • A human-centered design process that produces thoughtful and engaging product design work
  • 3-5 years experience shipping complex, solutions-oriented product design work
  • Experience with high velocity research, testing your concepts from prototype to production
  • Ability to provide design direction and support to other design team members
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to soundly discuss design decisions
  • Strong graphic design foundations mindful of typography, color usage, visual hierarchy, etc.
  • Maintain a visual design point of view while being able to work within a structured product design system
  • Understanding of how a design would be implemented in code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience performing and analyzing UX research
  • Proficiency with Figma
  • A passion to continually learn and help others in their educational pursuits

NICE TO HAVE

  • You’ve designed and shipped enterprise products

Check out our Engineering Values matrix on our Github here.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior UX Design & Research
  • Company
    Codecademy
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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