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Senior Web and Interaction Designer

Reference
1807911
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
USA
Expiry Date
26/06/2018
Senior Web and Interaction Designer Description At Pearson , we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into lapt...

Job Description

Senior Web and Interaction Designer

Description

At Pearson , we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkyK4aaYzpc

Pearson is constantly looking to add to our AMAZING team! We are actively searching for multi-skilled and multifaceted Senior Web and Interaction Designer who will provide creative design and focus to bringing out the best possible user experience.

Working with and supporting the Marketing Campaign and Product Teams, you will provide consistent design skills, balancing between creative and maintenance of websites. You will have a keen understanding of the user journey in order to apply the best approach to improve the product for user experience purposes.

Our pursuit for a brilliant Designer may span across the United States, though we have team members currently located in Chicago, Boston, Iowa City and New Jersey.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create design concepts that visually express attributes of the brand and serve the intended user experience
  • Design rich, modern web experiences that are accessible, progressive and responsive
  • Effectively balance issues around branding, visual identity, and interaction design
  • Participate in optimization of user experience design solutions to best meet intended user experience and business goals
  • Facilitate collaboration with other creative resources and team members and stakeholders to develop ideas, get feedback on designs and help shape the vision for the project
  • Implement templates in accordance with the global design and brand guidelines, while adhering to project requirements, objectives and timelines
  • Provide feedback to global team on technical bugs and enhancements
  • Strive to continually gain more knowledge of latest design trends and lead the implementation of new technologies as needed
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with team members and clients on all issues in the design process; address questions and concerns and escalate when appropriate
  • Exercise autonomy in managing and scheduling your work day to day, and work with team members to determine timelines required to complete work
  • Mentor and collaborate with other designers, strategists, and researchers

Qualifications

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent professional experience
  • 4 years’ of experience designing corporate websites
  • Comfortable doing modern UI design that focuses on customer engagement and the user journey
  • Familiarity in designing across multiple devices from mobile, tablet, and desktop
  • Passion for designing beautiful, usable, and accessible web experiences
  • Comfortable in presenting design ideas to stakeholders and taking constructive feedback
  • Experience working with an agile, user-story based design process
  • Experience in web design and strategy for the latest front-end development technologies and enterprise-grade CMS solutions
  • Must be at ease working independently and collaboratively on web design projects
  • Must be comfortable working in a quick paced organization

Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit www.pearson.com.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 22, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1807911

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.