Information & UX Designer

Multiple · Remote or Headquarters, New York
Department Multiple
Employment Type Full time

About the Role

New Classrooms is responsible for developing innovative offerings that promote personalized learning models and tailored pathways for students. Working cross-functionally and cross-organizationally with designers and developers, this role represents a unique opportunity to work in a collaborative environment designing experiences and presenting complex information and data to multiple users and stakeholders throughout our programmatic journey. This includes but is not limited to, program communications and introduction, platform experiences, and program performance & impact reporting.  

This is an exciting time at New Classrooms as our mission of creating and inspiring better ways to give every student an educational foundation for lifelong success has never been more important. The offerings team is critical to experimentation and our ability to support schools and students in this tumultuous time.  Our team spans a range of backgrounds, skill sets, and experience levels, but are all high-performing, dedicated, and fantastic to collaborate with. We are looking for someone who seeks out challenges, thrives in complexity, and finds satisfaction in making complicated things simpler using your design and technical expertise.

What You Would Do

  • End to end experience and information design involving both digital and print resources
  • Visual design for online applications and reporting tools
  • Development of data reports and visualizations for large and complex data sets that drive performance internally and in our partner schools
  • Visual design for support and product communications, including email, presentations and print
  • Develop assets including flat screen design, design specifications, style guides and interactive prototypes
  • Work with multiple teams to establish technical feasibility, and support implementation of designs
  • Ensure content is communicated as clearly as possible to drive audience engagement and action
  • Develop and promote a consistent design framework consistent with branding and style guidelines
  • Employ best practices including research and customer insights, wireframe & prototype development, design pattern libraries and usability testing

What We Are Looking For

  • A strong portfolio of work - demonstrating all types of design across various products and reporting platforms including information and UX design
  • A strong ability to communicate complex ideas and information with clarity to a wide variety of audiences
  • 5+ years of experience in digital design from ideation to delivery
  • Passion for visual and information design towards social and educational impact 
  • Experience in developing visualizations for large and complex content systems, data sets and technology concepts
  • Strong project and time management skills and ability to work independently in an agile environment
  • Expert in design tools such as Adobe CS, Sketch, Zeplin, Axure
  • Established design approach, including presentation of design ideas and concepts.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Preferred knowledge or hands on skills in html, css, javascript and related frameworks

Role Classification, Benefits & Location

This role is full-time and includes benefits such as rich medical, dental, and vision insurance, 36 paid days off per year (prorated for the period in which you work), paid parental leave, an annual professional development budget and a quarterly cell phone subsidy. Although there is a preference for this role to be based in NYC when our office reopens, we are open to the role being remote for the right candidate.

Commitment to Diversity

At New Classrooms we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create and inspire better ways to give every student an educational foundation for lifelong success. In order to fully realize this mission we are dedicated to building a diverse pool of candidates including those from underrepresented backgrounds, and resolute in building an inclusive culture that supports and celebrates the diverse voices and perspectives of our employees.

Equal Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

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  • Location
    Remote or Headquarters, New York
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time