Senior Product Designer

R&D – Product Management /
Full-time /
At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their education and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome.

Our design team is a highly collaborative group of talented designers; they play a key role in defining and shaping the experience of every product across Instructure’s portfolio. They go through great lengths to engage with our customers, as gaining empathy proves to be one of the greatest design tools in the kit. Working closely with product managers and developers, our designers craft purposeful, usable and accessible products and features that don’t just meet the immediate needs of today, but those to come as the world’s education system continues to move online.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our collaborative and motivated team. You have a passion for combining seamless interaction with beautiful visual design. Your work is easy to navigate, logically organized, engaging, and accessible. Your designs reflect the highest standard of usability and simplicity to the millions we serve.

What you'll be doing:

    • Play an influential role in designing workflows for educators, students, and people that support teaching and learning 
    • Partner closely with product managers and developers to solve complex problems and ensure the highest quality solutions
    • Be an advocate for A11y best practices
    • Work with a rapid, iterative mindset, being open and flexible to changes based on user feedback
    • Engage in user research activities with our customers and users
    • Build prototypes for user testing
    • Use and contribute to a design system to create products with consistent interactions and a shared visual language 
    • Collaborate with Product and Engineering to ensure the highest quality designs and functionality

You will be/have:

    • At least 5 years of experience designing for large scale digital products
    • A portfolio representing your strong design work (visual and UX) on complex digital products
    • Self-motivated with a passion for design 
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
    • Strong work ethic, sense of accountability and ownership
    • Strong attention to detail and a systematic thinker
    • Highly self-motivated, with experience leveraging Design Systems
    • Great team player who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment 
    • The ability to iterate rapidly 
    • Familiarity of user expectations and usage for mobile 
    • Prototyping experience (such as inVision, Figma) desired 
    • Experience with responsive web design

Get it on all the awesome at Instructure:

    • A fun, friendly, and helpful company culture
    • Competitive compensation
    • Restricted Stock Unit Program
    • Private Medicover healthcare + cafeteria plan/SZEP card
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • Wellness motivation through PandaFit
    • An extra week off for the whole company every year
    • Employee recognition program through Motivosity
    • Goal-setting, proactive reviews, and internal training
    • Employee assistance program
We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.
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