Sr. User Experience (UX) Designer

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $100,000 - $115,000

💻 Product Development

🗓️ April 28th, 2023

K-12 Sketch InVision
Change the world through education!
McGraw Hill is a diverse and inclusive team of passionate individuals who firmly believe that we can change the world by leveling the playing field. As part of our K-12 design team, you can help unlock the full potential of each of our 13M+ students and help our 1M+ educators teach who teach them in 95%+ of the school districts in the US. Come join our Digital Platform Group (DPG) as we create innovative data-driven digital products and experiences that build upon world-class content.
How can you make an Impact?
As the Senior UX Designer, you will create a broad array of designs for various digital products and services offered by McGraw Hill. You should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess strong 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?
  • Partnering with stakeholders to create requirements and then developing them into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive overall experiences
  • Evangelizing User Centered Design concepts and promoting a culture of creativity
  • Mentoring junior designers within the organization for big picture awareness
  • Working with other designers to develop and maintain our design system
  • 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 teams to create mockups and specs for developers
  • 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, related field or equivalent qualification in computer sciences/IT, or a combination of education and equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of UX design experience.  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 with UX design processes, such as wire framing, prototyping, and delivering design specifications
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, and Adobe CC is a must.
  • Experience with advanced prototyping tools like Axure, UXPin
  • Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines and experience of designing accessible products 
  • Experience within Edtech is a plus

Why work for us?
At McGraw Hill, you will be empowered to make a real impact on a global scale. Every day your individual efforts contribute to the lives of millions. As an education innovation company, we’re proud to play a 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.
The pay range for this position is between $100,000 - $115,000 annually, however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. An annual bonus plan may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical and/or other benefits, depending on the position offered.  Click here to learn more about our benefit offerings. 45794