We have a great opportunity for a talented, multidisciplinary, and motivated Mobile focused UI Designer to join our product team at Kaplan, the world leader in test prep.
If you are passionate about education and media and want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of educators and students, this is the fit for you.
You will work with our amazing teachers and interacting with students to help create great learning experiences at scale.
You’ll be working on validating new product ideas through design thinking, prototyping, and user testing activities. You’ll be applying learning science principles and collaborating with colleagues in the US.
Responsibilities include :
Translating high-level business requirements into designs including functional user flows, wireframes, prototypes (low-, mid-, and high-fidelity), and user interfaces
Writing, carrying out, and synthesizing prototype usability testing to inform design iterations and UX decisions; iterating designs based on validated learning
Working with business and UX leads to co-evolve user experience solutions through an iterative design process from the web to mobile
Working effectively with front end developers and mobile app developers to build coded prototypes of designs and bring ideas to life
Advocating the implementation of UI guidelines, standards, and requirements that serve as the foundation for designing cohesive experiences
Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction, or related field
3+ years of professional experience with mobile apps
Passion for user-centered design and the education space
Ability to understand customer needs, motivations, and behaviors and translate them into design hypotheses
Excellent visual design skills, with strong abilities in typography, color application, composition and hierarchy; ability to effectively apply and adapt brand identity standards
In-depth knowledge of user-centered design principles and human interface guidelines, standards, conventions, and best practices
Knowledge of and experience designing mobile responsive user experiences; experience designing with accessibility standards a plus
Intimate knowledge of Sketch (required), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator; InDesign a plus), PowerPoint, and Keynote
Solid knowledge of current user research, A / B testing, usability testing, and prototyping tools (e.g. InVision, Principle)
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal; must be able to communicate clearly with existing customers, potential product users, the core product team, as well as other teams in the company
Experience with rapid, iterative solution delivery methods
Excellent attention to detail, quality of work, and time management skills
Positive, friendly attitude, desire for collaboration, and solid work ethic
Bonus skills :
Interface writing / editing
HTML5 / CSS3
Experience with mobile / apps
Experience with Agile / Lean UX practices
With your application, please include :
A short note introducing yourself and why this position appeals to you
A link to an interactive portfolio demonstrating your work experience, thought process, and design solutions
India based applicants only