Senior UX Designer (Remote) – GoGuardian

 

Job Description

GoGuardian is on a mission to transform education by helping to protect students in the digital space from harmful and distracting content and supporting their mental health. We partner with schools to identify learning patterns and maximize the academic potential of every student. With GoGuardian, educators can engage students with more effective resources while also promoting online accessibility in the most applicable way for their school population.

 

While this job posting uses “El Segundo, CA” as the location, please note this role is currently being recruited for remote work or reporting to headquarters if within commuting distance.

 

We dream of a world in which students can leverage the power of the internet and their own curiosity while staying focused and safe from harmful content on their school-issued devices. We’re building applications to do just that. Our products allow school administrators to create freedom within boundaries by setting rules around access, teachers to guide students through online content and collaboration, and school counselors to find and help students in need. But that’s just the beginning, we need you to help us with what’s next. The GoGuardian UX Team is a close-knit group of thinkers and tinkerers who believe the best products are made with curiosity, optimism, and deep enthusiasm to craft products that make people’s lives better.

Responsibility

    • Deliver experiences that can be mapped to defined product requirements and designs based on specific use cases and user goals.
    • Produce design deliverables for each step of the product development process from design exploration to user research examples and final UI design, including task outlines, workflow diagrams, wireframes, interaction mockups, and high-fidelity visuals.
    • Understand data visualization and integrate quantitative and qualitative data into your UX work and design decisions.
    • Work with user research to interact with users and gather and interpret user research data.
    • Represent the UX voice and act as an advocate for the user in all conversations when collaborating closely with developers and product owners.
    • Maintain and innovate on industry best practices for UX and product design methods, trends, and processes.
    • Work with developers to provide guidance as they build out the UI.

Qualifications

    • 4+ years creating product experiences for web-based applications and services.
    • Portfolio of UX examples demonstrating your design vision and translation into working software solutions.
    • Fluency with a diverse set of design tools for exploring, prototyping, testing, and delivering professional-level UX work.
    • Experience designing software applications in partnership with Product Management, Research, and Engineering teams
    • Produce engaging, consistent, and innovative products for a diverse set of users.
    • A high level of craft and attention to detail and the ability to identify design solutions from a variety of data and information sources.
    • Clear communication skills that support the prioritization and defense of your design decisions.
    • Familiarity with web development solutions such as HTML5/CSS3/Javascript.
    • Enthusiasm to share, innovate, and create a world-class design with a like-minded team of fellow creatives.
    • You have an interest or experience in education and a desire to see technology transform learning.
    • You’ve conducted user testing and research.
    • You’ve done interaction prototyping and possibly experimented using a code framework or javascript tools.
    • You have some knowledge of accessibility requirements (WCAG).

What We Offer

    • A varied and challenging role in a multinational and highly innovative company
    • A robust benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, employee stock option plan, paid parental leave, 13 paid company holidays, and much more
    • Development and further training opportunities for shaping and realizing your career goals
    • Exceptional colleagues with a passion for EdTech

About GoGuardian

GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns, or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.