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Lead Product Designer, Mobile

Course Hero is hiring a Lead designer


Contract type
Full-time
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Job description

Course Hero is scaling! We are looking for a lead mobile app designer to craft new experiences for iOS and Android mobile users. You will be one of the key drivers of bringing a novel student experience to life.

Here are some ways you’ll make an impact:

  • Contribute to our Student Q&A team’s vision and strategy and lead highly visible and impactful projects
  • Act as a strategic partner to Product Managers to break down complex, ambiguous problems into sophisticated solutions, and partner closely with engineers to build and deliver high-quality digital products
  • Partner with our User Research team to understand students’ study behavior, and demonstrate qualitative and quantitative data to build thoughtful experiences that meet both user & business needs
  • Design end-to-end user experiences through collaborative brainstorming, user journeys, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and polished visual design comps using Figma or other tools
  • Build interactions across various media including web and mobile. Develop working prototypes to demonstrate your ideas & concepts
  • Present work and communicate design decisions to partners with confidence and clarity to capture feedback, iterate on and refine design solutions
  • Iterate on your products post-launch based on insights on how they are performing in the real world
  • Encourage and grow our teammates by serving as a mentor and helping the team deliver designs of the highest quality
  • Help evangelize human-centered design approaches all over the company

Are you our next Lead Product Designer, Mobile?

  • 7+ years of experience in product, interaction, and information design with a focus on mobile apps. Experience in both iOS and Android environments is required.
  • Share your expertise including your visual design acuity through your outstanding portfolio demonstrating a full spectrum of design thinking, interaction, and visual design experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading cross-channel user experiences across desktop web, mobile web, and mobile apps
  • Several years of consumer / B2C design experience. This should include experience launching habit-forming products that customers love. Bonus points if you are familiar with design for multi-sided marketplace products and user-generated content. Consider yourself a strategic & creative systems problem solver - able to understand a complex system, able to turn sophisticated consumer problems into simple and engaging products, able to think strategically about business problems and invent UX concepts to solve them. Able to present the rationale for design decisions, including in the process of winnowing down a list of concepts and deciding which elements belong in the final design to support specific use cases.
  • Pride yourself in being a hands-on designer - comfortable with all phases of the design process from high-level concepts down into the smallest UI details.
  • Feel proficient working in a fast paced agile environment and collaborating with other designers, product managers, engineers, UX researchers, data analysts, customer support teams, marketers, and more.
  • Demonstrate proven track record of iterating on products post-launch based on user data about how the designs are performing.
  • Enjoy excellent communication skills & effective leadership style with entrepreneurial candor, growth mentality.

Bonus Points:

  • Expertise in micro interactions and animations are plus.
  • Passion for education and social impact mission.
  • Experience in crafting products powered by Machine Learning.

Benefits & Perks!

  • Competitive salary, annual bonus, and RSUs
  • Medical coverage, including full dental and vision
  • Life and disability benefits
  • 401(k) program (US)  / retirement savings plan (Canada) with company match
  • One month paid sabbatical after 5 years at the company
  • Education reimbursement
  • Professional development workshops & industry conferences
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Social responsibility program (volunteer time off and donation matching)
  • Annual wellness stipend
  • Monthly tech stipend
  • Annual family planning stipend
  • Monthly snack boxes delivered to your door
  • Cell phone allowance

For positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Other locations: IL, MA, NJ.

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Equal ​Employment Opportunity Statement ​(EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and ​inclusion within our company.  ​We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender ​identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ​veteran status, or ​ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

About Course Hero:

Course Hero is on a mission to help students graduate, confident and prepared. The online learning platform offers over 60 million course-specific study resources created by and for students and educators, as well as 24/7 tutor help. More than 65,000 verified college educators use Course Hero to collaborate with other faculty and share resources to hone new strategies for instruction. Everyday, students, educators and tutors help more than 20 million students make every study hour count.
 

We have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!

 

We are not the only ones that think we’re onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay AreaTop 50 Best Paying Companies in the Bay AreaTop 100 Most Transparent Companies, and in the Top 50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team. 

 

Join us on our mission!

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