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UX Designer

As a UX Designer at Vista Higher Learning, you will truly own the UX design process across our interactive online learning language platforms and serve as an internal champion for best-in-class user-centric designs across all digital products (website, mobile apps and internal tools). In this challenging role you will have the opportunity to become a major impact player through your work with leveraging and adopting the latest in visual and interaction design methodologies and your sharp understanding of user behavior drivers to create and execute highly intuitive and innovative user-centric designs. We’re looking for a UX Designer who relishes the opportunity to exercise their creative thinking muscles and uncover unique solutions to interesting design challenges, and who thrives in a highly collaborative environment where they work closely with product and engineering stakeholders.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling interactive experiences including websites, mobile applications, and other digital applications.
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management and Engineering teams to understand initiatives to continually improve and enhance the experience of users
  • Create and drive all design stages through the full design and development cycle, from inception through final implementation (including idea creation, visual design and interaction design).
  • Conduct cross-functional design reviews for design concepts, from initial wireframes and design comps through implementation. 
  • Collect information from customers, partners and customer-facing team members to ensure that solutions truly answer the stated needs in an effective and impactful manner and are aligned from a business perspective.
  • Support Product Management in executing user testing of current and future designs.
  • Collaborate, lead, and develop concept documents and define features and functionality and create necessary documentation. Help develop and maintain design library for consistent design.
  • Plan and define user experience process and deliverable strategy for initiatives. Reevaluate often to ensure relevancy.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 3 - 5+ years professional experience in UX design with a focus on web and mobile
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Art / Design, Human Factors or equivalent experience
  • Strong understanding and application of agile development processes
  • Excellent command of usability, user-centered design, accessibility and web standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of accessibility and Universal Design practices and principles
  • Strong communication skills
  • Agile, creative and flexible as well as willing to learn new things; displays the skills and desire to create the best overall experience for our users
  • Experience developing Wireframes /Mockups or comps demonstrating design approach
  • Strong knowledge of standard UX methodologies and techniques
  • Ability to lead small to medium projects and collaborate with cross functional teams

Bonus Points:

  • Experience Working knowledge of HTML/CSS  (Javascript experience a plus)
  • Interest in language learning/ education products

Why join us?  We at Vista Higher Learning are proud to say that we’re not just another publisher. We’re the leading specialized language publisher for U.S. and Canadian higher education and secondary school markets whose first-hand knowledge of languages and diverse cultures sets us apart from other publishers.  We’re passionate about developing educational materials that incorporate authenticity and culture. We bring a fresh new approach to teaching languages by integrating technology, design, content, and pedagogy to make learning easier, more practical, and more rewarding. With current programs in Spanish, French, Italian and German Vista Higher Learning is committed to helping people communicate across languages and cultures.

Our benefits package includes life/health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), educational assistance, PTO and paid holidays

Vista Higher Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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