Product Designer, Design System

Product Designer, Design System

Mountain View, California, USA  - Permanent

Job Description

Join a leading education technology company that’s transforming lives around the world.

Our client was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with them to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company’s enterprise platform to transform their talent. The client recently went IPO.

Must Have Skills:

Clients’s Product Design team is responsible for creating Course Authoring, Administration and Learning experiences for our Consumer, Enterprise and University partners. The Component Design Team creates the components and design patterns that Designers use, when designing experiences for those users.

The way companies design and implement User Experiences is evolving and the Component Design Team is at the very center of that movement at Coursera. Working collaboratively with Coursera’s Design and Engineering teams, the Component Design team analyzes Coursera’s current product designs, identifies components and patterns used within and simplifies them - in order to reduce complexity and deliver best-of-breed components, patterns and documentation. Their work enables Designers and Engineers to design faster, better and more consistently across every Coursera user experience - with a clear focus on responsiveness and accessibility at every turn.

We are looking for a Designer with an analytical mind, a keen eye-for-detail and a maker’s level of craft - with a pure desire to create the things that everyone else at Coursera uses to design and deliver world-class User Experiences for our users.

REQUIRED: Portfolio with examples of Component and/or Product Experience designs that illustrate the quality of your work, methodical nature, and attention-to-detail.

- Collaborate with Product Designers, to understand what design patterns they use and which components they need
- Design and document the responsive, accessible components and design patterns the team has chosen to create
- Share components & patterns with the Design Team
- Guide & advise Designers who use components and patterns in their design work
- Educate teams, to help them understand how to adopt the Design System
- Advise teams who are already using the Design System and teach them how to contribute to it, as community-members

Basic Qualifications:
- 4+ years of web-based Product Design
- OR 1-2 years Component Design experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- Understand and describe the value that Design Systems like Material, Polaris, Spectrum, Carbon, etc
- Has designed outstanding Product Experiences for others and/or has designed Components that other Designers use
- Understands and can apply core responsive design and accessibility concepts to their work
- Has experience using Figma or Sketch


Starting: ASAP

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