Lead Product Designer, Data & Insights

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 educations and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome.

We are looking for a Lead Product Designer to join our highly collaborative and motivated design team and specifically own and drive the evolution of our Data & Insights products. You will partner closely with the Product Management and Engineering leaders and play a key role in defining and shaping a holistic experience across Instructure’s product ecosystem. You will also contribute to the evolution of our design team as well as mentor other designers.

What you will be doing:

    • Lead a design pod that focuses on a specific problem space within our ecosystem
    • Mentor designers within that pod, providing feedback on their work as well as professional growth coaching
    • Build and support an overall strategy for the cohesive end-to-end analytics journey across Instructure products and users
    • Own the ongoing evolution, advocacy, implementation, and management of the Data & Insights products and measure our overall effectiveness
    • Partner closely with your fellow design pod leaders to establish operational structures and best practices across our entire design team
    • 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
    • Build a framework for user research and help lead these initiatives
    • Build prototypes for user testing

You will be/have:

    • At least 5 years of experience designing for digital products
    • A portfolio representing your strong design work (visual and UX) on complex digital products
    • Previous experience working on deep analytics and/or reporting initiativesStrong data storytelling skills
    • Previous experience mentoring or managing other team members
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
    • Strong work ethic, sense of accountability and ownershipStrong attention to detail and a systematic thinker
    • Highly self-motivated, with a passion for data visualization
    • Deep knowledge and experience designing for A11y best practices
    • Great team player who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
    • Biased to action, with the ability to iterate rapidly
    • Prototyping experience (Figma a bonus)Experience with responsive web design
    • Previous experience in the EdTech space is a bonus

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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