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Design Lead

TL;DR: You will take our current product, brand, and interactive learning experiences vision to life. You will bring a passion for product development, design-thinking, user experience design, beautiful design, and, most importantly, a passion for helping our learners find and pursue a meaningful career.

This role is best suited for individuals with 5+ years of design experience touching multiple different design categories, such as brand, UX/UI, and interactive design.

The Role:

  • Product Design (30%): Create new product features using sound UX fundamentals to support the implementation of these new features alongside our product and development teams.

  • Visual Design (30%): Make beautiful design across product, CX, marketing, brand, and more as you stretch your design capacities across multiple channels.

  • Brand & Marketing Assets (15%): Create and solidify a base for our new visual identity, helping create cohesion across all of our visual assets.

  • Interactive Design & Content (15%): Leverage your own skills or work with interactive designers to bring video content to life for our learning content and social media needs.


As the Design Lead, you will be coming in at the time of our new product launch while subsequently planning future iterations and product features, revamping visual design across the organization, and looking at customer experience across all touch points. Your experience spans both design, product strategy, research, branding, and interaction design. You want to start something new, and you're comfortable building a team, strategy, operations, and design systems from scratch.

Who you are:

  • You are passionate about education and care deeply about the success of individuals in their careers.

  • You think every pixel is important, and are not only able to throw away sketches for a wireframe, but focus on the perfection of design.

  • You are not afraid of failure; you look forward to what you can learn from it.

  • You are highly organized and able to prioritize with ease.

  • Experience in Education Technology a huge plus.

  • Experience in gaming or consumer media platforms (e.g. Netflix) an even bigger plus.

  • You're a natural leader and motivator.

  • You have a technical background and are comfortable talking shop to any engineer at any level.

  • Previous startup experience an added benefit.