UX Designer / Digital Product Designer

EdTech

A role for someone happy to take on a lot of responsibility and wants to work on a meaningful product/service. This EdTech start-up helps thousands of schools, teachers, pupils and parents across developing countries.

The client

An exciting and ambitious social enterprise using technology to help some of the poorest communities in the world get their kids through school and also allow the schools themselves to function in the most effective way possible for the benefit of everyone – teachers, pupils and parents.

You will be the sole UX Designer within the business, however you will still be reporting to a Global Product Director, who will be empowering you to take the lead on UX and UI recommendations as well as methodologies used.

Located in London, your role will be 80% UX and 20% UI. So as well as creating the designs, you’ll also be assisting business stakeholders to define and refine their requests and acting as a product manager/owner in charge of prioritising work to direct their technology delivery teams. This will also mean the occasional trip abroad to visit the users and stakeholders in countries within Africa and India.

The company have had significant investment and have an awesome tech-team to work closely with also.

 

The role

This is a great opportunity to work on something that really will make a difference to peoples lives in a truly positive way.

Projects you could work on;

  • New features for current Android apps
  • Dashboards to facilitate data driven decisions
  • Payment processes
  • Many internal and external products

The candidate

You will have;

  • A love of making visuals, but what drives you is delivering great experiences and solving problems.
  • A broad understanding of the product process (not just wireframes or visual mockups).
  • An ability to plan, prepare and conduct research, workshops, requirements gathering and user testing sessions.
  • A detailed knowledge with a wide range of user research methods and techniques.
  • Confidence presenting and defending your work, especially with business stakeholders.
  • A comprehensive portfolio that shows your design process and thinking, from start to finish.

 

If this sounds of interest and suits your experience, then please send your CV and portfolio to me ASAP to stand the best chance of getting an interview!