Pearson Manager User Experience in Boston, Massachusetts
Manager User Experience - ( 2104331 )
Pearson is a design-centric product company whose mission is to have a direct relationship with millions of students, instructors and lifelong learners. As the world’s leading learning company, we are continuously investing in a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
Product Design Manager
Pearson is seeking a Product Design Manager to guide one of our Higher Education Product Design teams. In this role, you will use your strong problem-solving, design thinking, interaction design and strategic skills to collaboratively bring to life truly delightful learning experiences with a cross-functional Product Design team. You'll work in partnership with Product Management and Development teams.
We’re looking for someone who wants to use design to change the face of education; someone who sees a vision for education as something learner-owned, and continuous. Someone who can innovate and translate high-level visions into compelling digital experiences. If you have a love of learning, teaching, and digital design, and a love of rich content interaction and media then this is an opportunity to join a company with a seriously innovative vision for the future of education. If you are a creative thinker, thought leader and team player with experience delivering a world-class look and feel for both browser based and mobile user experiences, we want you.
Participate in setting strategic objectives to achieve business results. Owns and guides their product.
Establish a unique vision for the future and generate broad support across partner teams.
Create elegant solutions to complex, end-to-end user flows across multiple business systems.
Scope, design, and lead execution of design research grounded in evidence-based processes to validate the efficacy of our solutions.
Manage, mentor and lead a cross-functional design team to raise the level of skill and knowledge on the team.
Apply fundamental user experience, design, and research principles to deliver intuitive and effective customer journeys.
Translate research findings into sitemaps, user flows, journey maps, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
Improve the customers’ experiences by understanding what’s important, measuring how we’re doing, and driving priorities to improve.
Drive the adoption of product and process improvements.
Establish and advocate design principles and iterative design processes.
Uses deep professional expertise in specific technical or domain areas to contribute to development of company priorities and achieves goals in creative and effective ways.
Manage and lead the activities of a cross-functional UX team.
Identifies skill set gaps, recruiting, selecting, and training new hires.
Applies strategic thinking with respect to design and technology choices.
Ensures that design is grounded in evidence-based research processes .
Quickly and reasonably estimates scope and capacity for proposed initiatives.
Understands how they fit into the overall business strategy, so they can support organization’s priorities.
A significant contributor to creating and holding the vision for the end to end customer experience.
Participates in setting strategic objectives to achieve business results.
Partners and collaborates across organizational boundaries.
Mentors and teaches team members to raise the level of skill and knowledge
Comfortably moves between highly varying levels of abstraction from business strategy to product strategy to high level technical design to implementation.
Clearly documents and communicates objectives, requirements, and designs at these different levels of abstraction to both technical and non-technical audiences.
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.
5 years of experience designing rich and engaging product experiences and leading highly productive design teams.
Demonstrated excellence in simplifying complex user flows, interaction patterns and product experiences that align with multiple user needs; a portfolio that demonstrates these abilities.
Fluent in the end-to-end UX and UI design process; ability to work within established frameworks – but also push the boundaries to impact change!
Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, InVision, Figma, or equivalent tools.
Strong knowledge in both desktop and mobile design, including native.
Strong storytelling capabilities and ability to professionally structure and convey presentations.
Experience managing a team and mentoring people.
Experience working within an agile environment.
Understanding and respect for an accessible experience.
Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position can expect a starting salary range of $110,000-$145,000, and are eligible to participate in an annual incentive plan. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Primary Location : US-CO-Centennial
Other Locations : US-MA-Boston
Job : Product Management
Organization : Global Product
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Manager
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Apr 8, 2021
Job Unposting : May 8, 2021
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2104331
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