Product Designer, Visual Systems - Education

Palo Alto, CA
Product
Full-time

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity. In December 2015, Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative with the mission to invest in personalized learning, curing disease and building strong communities.

To further support this mission, our Technology team builds products for educators and students; designs algorithms and builds infrastructure for scientists; and brings a data-driven approach to advocacy and civic engagement. As a Product Designer, you will create application and data visualization interfaces for science, education and political advocacy applications. If you are mission-driven and are committed to building transformative technologies, we want to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable experiences
    • Design flows and experiences that are straightforward and effective
    • Give feedback to and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
    • Work closely with PMs, engineers, researchers, and experts in education and science to conceive and iterate on the user experience of products
    • Develop new scalable components and visual assets for design systems and facilitate contributions by other designers
    • Set the standard for visual quality and rigor in our design system; identify opportunities for brand expression and delightful user experiences

QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2+ years of app-based interaction design and visual design
    • Demonstrated experience with end-to-end product design (or similar UX/UI design) with URL featuring examples of design work
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience in the process of building and shipping applications or software
    • Experience designing for diverse groups of people preferred (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)
    • Demonstrated mastery of typography, grid systems, color theory, and other aspects of visual design with strong attention to detail

About the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equality. In December 2015, Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative with the mission to invest in personalized learning, curing disease and building strong communities. To support this mission, our Technology team builds products for educators and students; designs algorithms and builds infrastructure for scientists; and brings a data-driven approach to advocacy and civic engagement. We make long-term investments over 25, 50 or even 100 years because our greatest challenges require time to solve. To learn more, visit our Facebook page.