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2017-10-08 03:36

Description

Location: Washington, DC or US-remote

Department: Engineering & Design

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

DC local or remote full-time staff position for authorized U.S. workers. No visa sponsorship available at this time, sorry.

Overview

Help us create the digital curriculum of the future.

Our well-funded, fast-growing education technology startup is looking for product designers to help us create essential tools for teachers, students, districts, and parents. You will play a key role in building LearnZillion’s technology platform and shaping its future. You will work closely with product designers, software engineers, product managers, academics, our co-founders, and user community to build our world-class web and mobile applications.

You should be well-versed in user experience, visual, and product design, technically skilled, focused, and creative.

The Company

LearnZillion is a social enterprise founded by two former teachers. We provide a learning platform that helps teachers and parents meet the educational needs of every student. We are building an online, collaborative, curricular platform with lessons, resources, assessments, and activities created by some of the country’s best teachers.

More about us and our DreamTeam teachers:

https://learnzillion.com/p/company/

https://learnzillion.com/p/community/

LearnZillion is funded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, NewSchools Venture Fund, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Learn Capital, Owl Ventures, and others. More than 1M teachers and millions of students in the U.S. use LearnZillion.

Some of our mentions:

http://www.fastcompany.com/3026328/most-innovative-companies-2014/the-worlds-top-10-most-innovative-companies-in-education

http://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/27/the-evolving-classroom-lessons-go-virtual/

https://www.facebook.com/BillGates/posts/144029255754260

http://www.thegatesnotes.com/Topics/Education/Why-Im-Excited-about-the-Arrival-of-Back-to-School-Season

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/education/learnzillion-does-number-classrooms

Our Team

The Engineering & Design team excels at building product that delights users and solves complex problems simply. We ship product daily, value iteration over big upfront design, pay attention to the details, and help each other improve.

Our team is made up of experienced and newer SaaS product builders. We not only impact LearnZillion but regularly provide thought leadership and design contribution to the third parties we rely on, including many big name tech companies.

Our Design Tool Stack

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML and CSS (Ruby on Rails 4 with HAML and SASS+Compass)
  • Marvel
  • FullStory

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with coworkers and users to uncover product needs
  • Design research, wireframe, sketch, whiteboard, prototype, design, and build user experiences
  • Design and develop simple, easy-to-use, user interfaces to add impactful new features
  • Front-end development of features in HTML, CSS, and a smidgen of JavaScript. Engineers are always ready to help.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of web application product design. Mobile application product design a plus.
  • Strong visual and interactive design skills, as demonstrated by a portfolio of your prior work and the resulting implementations--whether you wrote the HTML and CSS or someone else did
  • Intrinsically-motivated individual who loves to get things done
  • Portfolio or collection of screenshots of past projects for us to review
  • Desire and aptitude to learn and build product with HTML and CSS

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and paid time off
  • 4% 401(k) contribution matching
  • Remote-work friendly schedule
  • Work daily with top-notch product design and engineering team members
  • Make the digital curriculum of the future a reality for students everywhere
  • LearnZillion is an equal opportunity employer.
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