Lead, UX/Interaction Designer
PowerSchool
Bangaluru, KA, IN
3d ago

Who we are

  • PowerSchool is the #1 K12 Edtech Company in the US
  • Serve over 47m of 60m students in North America (75%+ market penetration).
  • Over 100 million users in 70+ countries.
  • Earlier part of Apple Computers and now part of the Vista Portfolio, the fourth largest enterprise software org globally.
  • Recently went public on NYSE.

  • Headquartered in Folsom, CA, and rapidly growing our R&D Center of Excellence in Bangalore.
  • Leader in a high-impact, high-growth industry. COVID has only further accelerated our opportunities, growth and long term mission.
  • Responsibilities

    What you will be doing

  • Help build great education software
  • Be both a hands-on UX designer PLUS manage and mentor other experienced designers.
  • Partner with UX design and development to envision and execute on new and improved user experiences through wireframes, clickable prototypes, and code samples.
  • Consistently consider the holistic UI interaction experience, all potential states (errors, success, dead-ends)
  • Works closely with developers and designers within a product to ensure a unified experience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of our defined design process in applying that process to their work, moving fluidly between each stage as needed.
  • Uses the design process to contextualize their work and the type of feedback they need in a given moment. Anticipates problems and adapts the process to their needs.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of users for primary product.
  • Apply design and accessibility standards and process in everyday work and work with Manager / Lead / Principal Designers for compliance.
  • Implement best practices in interaction design.
  • Work with your delivery team alongside your design and engineering counterparts. Contribute your expertise to the team's roadmap and goals by provide input from a UI perspective, and ensure they're pursuing achievable, measurable and impactful goals.
  • Be familiar with product goals and be able to explain how their work relates to the broader product vision.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of interaction design and visual design.
  • Realize functional, usable, accessible user interfaces.
  • Actively participate in design sessions.
  • Share work early and often and encourages your peers to seek out constructive feedback from their manager, the design team, and delivery team.
  • Actively participate and share work at design critiques.
  • Continually seek to improve your skills in human-computer interaction and software design.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, whether in one-on-one or group situations. Communicate ideas / concepts, goals and problems in a way that is accessible even to those unfamiliar with the project.
  • Communicates rationale to partners.

    Qualifications

    Who we’re looking for

  • Degree in UI Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science or another relevant degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in designing UX / UI for software
  • Ability and excitement in doing hands on Design.
  • Experience and ability to manage a team of top notch designers
  • Familiarity with HTML / CSS.
  • Proficiency in Sketch
  • Basic understanding of software development principles
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to company-specific tools for configuration and deployment
  • Basic understanding of the business and development impact of design changes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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