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Principal UX Designer



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    Date Posted
10 months ago
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One of Prodigy’s hottest client’s is looking for a Principal UX Designer to join their growing PMO team.  We are looking for someone fluent in design best practices for college age users as well as instructors and administrators.  Experience designing highly customizable SaaS solutions is a big plus. A portfolio of designs heavy in social features is also a big plus.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about the user experience of the platform and always seeking new ways to surprise and delight users with their designs. We are a team of collaborators who are passionate about improving the student experience in higher education and using data and technology to give every student a personalized learning experience. If that sounds like your kind of place, we’d love to hear from you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create elegant solutions to complex user flows across multiple business systems, with a truly global vision.

  • Define, communicate, and publish a design system that documents the interaction patterns and visual design strategy including accessibility and mobile design.

  • Apply fundamental user experience, design and research principles to deliver intuitive and effective customer journeys; translate your findings into beautifully crafted mockups and prototypes.

  • Mature our UX process maturity and set up user experience as a top priority within the product team.

  • Scope, design and lead execution of visual design research to validate the efficacy of our solutions.

  • Improve the customers’ experiences by understanding what’s important, measuring how we’re doing and driving priorities to improve.

  • Ensure design standards are adhered to and properly applied.

  • Establish and advocate for design principles and iterative design processes.

  • Generate innovative concepts that stretch the team’s thinking about what is possible.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS UX design and implementation

  • Demonstrated excellence in defining complex interaction patterns and documenting in a design system; a portfolio that demonstrates these abilities.

  • Expertise and passion around inclusive design.

  • Fluent in the end-to-end UX and UI design process; ability to work within established frameworks, but also able push those frameworks to make design a differentiator.

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Figma, Sketch, or equivalent tools.

  • Strong visual storyteller.

  • Experience working within an agile environment across multiple teams.

  • Genuine enthusiasm for continuous learning, being regularly open to seeking feedback.

  • A problem solver who loves big challenges and tackles them in a collaborative and visual way.

  • Ability to communicate clearly at various levels with end users, developers, stakeholders, and product management.

  • Flexible, organized, dependable, and able to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment – including working autonomously and thinking on your feet.

  • A positive attitude, open mind, and a passion to change the world through education.



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