UX Designer

CK-12 Foundation (www.ck12.org) is looking for a UX designer who is passionate about creating high-quality, educational software products for students and teachers around the world.

As a designer, you will craft engaging experiences with a UX team based in Palo Alto. You will drive the CK-12 organization towards continued design excellence with a focus on creating captivating visuals and interactions that resonate to our customers.

Our designers are hands-on producers of their own work in a fast-paced, Agile working environment. Be able to handle the complex interactions and rulesets of application design with confidence.

In addition to your resume, please do provide us with a link to your online portfolio. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. You will also need to have legal authorization to work in the United States.

Send your information to jobs@ck12.org with “UX Designer” in the email title.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Conceptualize user experiences based on a solid understanding of user and organization needs.
  • Strong visual design skills.
  • Create and design interfaces for mobile and desktop using responsive design methodology.
  • Translate conceptual designs into delightful user interfaces.
  • Design and develop elegant solutions to complex workflows.
  • Create deliverables such as high-fidelity Photoshop mock-ups, illustrator output (e.g. icons), prototypes using our style guide, creating design specs and other supporting design assets.
  • Develop wireframes, behavioral specifications and personas.
  • Ability to code in HTML5, CSS3 is a BIG PLUS.
  • Knowledge of latest industry trends in technology and design.
  • Iterate designs quickly on ideas that are still in the process of being defined.
  • Collaborate closely with developers to construct the best user experience with an understanding of any technical constraints.
  • Present your work to stakeholders, product owners, and developers, and manage and extract constructive feedback.
  • Leverage analytics and user testing to inform our design work.
  • Experience with information architecture and interaction design is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in UX.
  • Minimum bachelors degree.