McGraw-Hill Education User Experience Designer in New York, New York
Do you want to be part of a team that dwells deep into user research to create a broad array of designs for various digital products and services offered to millions of students worldwide? At McGraw Hill, our UX Designers drive progress and help build the future of learning. If you have the passion and technical expertise to thrive in an innovative and agile environment, we want to learn more about you.
How can you make an Impact?
As the UX Designer, you should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior visual design skills, and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. You will then transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. As the designer, you will collaborate with various agile teams to define innovative solutions for the product direction, all while establishing and promoting design guidelines and best practices.
What can you expect from the position?
\* Translating stakeholder requirements into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
\* Designing complex user interfaces rich in information and interactivity by creating visual hierarchy through aesthetic clarity
\* Creating interfaces that are not only WCAG 2.1 compliant, but also intuitive and usable by users across the spectrum of abilities
\* Working quickly, efficiently, and iteratively with Agile team(s) to create mockups and specs for Developers
\* Collaborating with other designers within the organization for big picture awareness and ensuring consistent use of Ul libraries and patterns
\* Partnering with Researchers to assist with user research and iterate on designs based on findings
\* Staying abreast with competitor products and industry trends
What can you bring to the role?
\* BA/BFA degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent qualification in computer sciences/IT.
\* 1-3 years of UX design experience after bachelor's degree. Preferably experience in designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
\* A strong portfolio of projects demonstrating varied experiences across digital applications from web to mobile.
\* Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, and Adobe CC is a must.
\* Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines and experience of designing accessible products is a must.
\* Experience within Edtech is a plus.
As an education innovation company, we're proud to play our part by inspiring learners around the world. If you bring your curiosity, we'll help you grow in a collaborative environment where everyone shares a passion for success.
Are you ready for a new challenge? Apply for a career at McGraw Hill and together, we'll impact the world.
McGraw Hill is an equal opportunity employer. McGraw Hill is committed to celebrating and supporting the differences that make us each unique and will not discriminate based on a person's gender, gender identity or expression, nationality, color, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, appearance or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and we will also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.