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UX Visual Designer

About Study.com

We are a technology company on a mission to make education accessible. Study.com helps millions of students improve their grades and earn college credit. We offer self-paced, online video courses that cover every subject taught in high school and junior college. Our team has built these courses from the ground up, leveraging data and technology to make the entire learning process simple and engaging for students.

We are a profitable, fast growing company looking to expand our team.

We began our journey in 2002 as a self-funded start-up and have grown every year since our inception. As a small, independent company, our employees have a direct impact on company direction and results.

We are located in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. We only hire top talent, so those who pass our rigorous interview process will find themselves as part of one of the brightest and most innovative teams in Silicon Valley.

We have a culture of social responsibility. As we continue to generate profits, we give back by funding scholarship programs and helping charitable organizations provide open access to information and education throughout the poorest regions of the world.

Come join us on our mission and make a difference.

About the UX Visual Designer Position

Are you passionate about visual design and UX? We are looking for a designer with an outstanding portfolio and at least 5 years designing for the web and mobile. Study.com is a fast-paced, agile environment where decisions are driven by data. You should be comfortable creating beautiful work that balances the needs of the user while optimizing for key business metrics like conversion and retention.

You should have experience with all aspects of UX design from interaction design user research and persona creation, to information architecture, visual hierarchy, user research and process flow for mobile and desktop interactions. YOU MUST BE COMFORTABLE DOING THE DUAL ROLE OF UX AND VISUAL DESIGNER.

This is a great opportunity for problem solvers, who are comfortable working with ambiguity and enjoy the process of creative exploration and building functional prototypes. A creative, tech-savvy web designer will have the opportunity to make a real impact on the business and increase their knowledge of conversion and usability testing and end-to-end user experience design. 

Must have a portfolio featuring examples of design work to be considered for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with engineers, product managers, executives, and other designers to build scalable solutions to improve the user experience
  • UX Design (Product & Site Features) - Developing process flows, wireframes, and mockups to effectively conceptualize and communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
  • UX Design (Conversion & Retention) - Designing landing pages and site interactions to segment users, effectively convey product benefits and drive trial conversion.
  • Visual Design (Marketing) - Producing visual assets including icons, infographics, logos, ads, email, social media assets and other marketing material

Preferred Requirements:

  • 5+ years designing for the web and mobile
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Expert skills in Photoshop
  • Excellent understanding of design principles, typographic, and user experience
  • Experience with conversion testing and landing page/funnel optimization
  • Strong interest in usability testing and performance metrics
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • A demonstrated passion for user experience and the web

Why work for Study.com?

  • Help make education accessible to people who need it
  • Enjoy a fun, casual and collaborative working environment
  • Join a profitable and financially stable company
  • Help guide company decisions and direction
  • See results of your work in days, not years
  • Have your work impact 30+ million web visitors each month
  • Grow professionally with our training and skill development programs
  • Work with other talented and passionate team members

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation (including salary and bonus plan)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • 20 days of flexible paid time off annually (increases to 30 days over 5 years)
  • Additional 10 paid holidays annually
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans (we pay 100% of premiums)
  • Fully subsidized Caltrain pass
  • Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages provided
  • Company sponsored gym memberships
  • Company sponsored Friday happy hour to celebrate weekly accomplishments
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