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#181364

Product Designer (App / Mobile)

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Overview

We are looking for a dedicated mobile designer who has an eye for detail and can deliver engaging experiences for kids. From defining customer needs to delivering prototypes and UI specifications, you will be responsible for delivering an end-to-end experience. Our mission is to provide every child with solid foundations in STEM, programming and critical thinking skills to prepare them to become better architects of their future world.

All candidates must send a portfolio or work samples, these should include examples of apps available in the App Store or Google Play Store. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design UX flows and UI screens for our company’s mobile apps

  • Integrate new features to improve a child’s experience

  • Deliver user flows, prototypes, and user interactions

  • Define and document experiences across all supported devices and platforms

  • Collaborate with executive team on strategy, roadmap and direction

  • Incorporate feedback from customers, developers and design team members

  • Produce detailed dev specifications and handoff deliverables to developers

  • Convey motion design through animations or prototypes

  • Run user testing sessions and surveys

  • Identify improvement opportunities and support claims with research

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ professional years of experience as a UX/UI mobile designer

  • 5+ years experience in interaction and product interface design

  • Experience designing across iOS and Android platforms

  • Expert understanding of Android design patterns and Apple’s human interface design guidelines

  • In depth understanding of how to design across multiple device sizes

  • Able to analyze usage data trends

  • Experience building digital creative tools and documenting app interactions

  • Strong visual, graphic, and iconography skills

  • Ability to drive the entire design process from ideation to implementation

  • Strong self-management skills and product delivery ownership

  • Well-versed in user-centered design methods and best practices

  • Expertise using wireframe tools and generating interactive hi-fi prototypes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to negotiate and articulate the "why" of design decisions. You'll need to convince, to disagree confidently, take and give straightforward criticism.

  • Strong portfolio with examples of functional apps that were released to the App Store or Google Play

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related fields

Bonus Points for the Following:

  • Experience working with children’s products and services

  • Technical background with knowledge of programming languages

  • Experience with game design

  • Deep familiarity with iOS, Android, and/or Windows 8 design standards

  • Other visual design experience

  • All candidates must send a portfolio or work samples, these should include examples of amazing visually rich interfaces and interaction design.