Lead Product Designer
Company: Course Hero
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 7, 2022
Course Hero is scaling! We are looking for a Lead Product
Designer for Growth to help lead the redesign of our growth and
monetization channels over the next 12-24 months. You will be one
of the key drivers of bringing a newer and better student
experience to life.
This is a full-time role located in Redwood City, CA.
Here Are Some Ways You'll Make An Impact
Contribute to our Student Document Experience team's vision and
strategy and lead highly visible and impactful projects
Act as a strategic partner to Product Managers to break down
complex, ambiguous problems into sophisticated solutions, and
partner closely with engineers to build and deliver high-quality
Partner with our User Research team to understand students' study
behavior, and demonstrate qualitative and quantitative data to
build thoughtful experiences that meet both user & business
Design end-to-end user experiences through collaborative
brainstorming, user journeys, wireframes, interactive prototypes,
and polished visual design comps using Figma or other tools
Build interactions across various media including web, mobile, and
email and develop working prototypes to demonstrate your ideas &
Present work and communicate design decisions to partners with
confidence and clarity to capture feedback, iterate on and refine
Iterate on your products post-launch based on insights on how they
are performing in the real world
Encourage and grow our teammates by serving as a mentor and helping
the team deliver designs of the highest quality
Help evangelize human-centered design approaches all over the
Are you our next Lead Product Designer?
8+ years of demonstrated ability in a leading individual
contributor role crafting cross-channel user experiences across
desktop web, mobile web, mobile apps, and other channels such as
Several years of consumer / B2C design experience. This should
include experience launching habit-forming products that customers
love. Bonus points if you are familiar with design for multi-sided
marketplace products and user-generated content. Share your
expertise including your visual design acuity through your
Consider yourself a strategic & creative systems problem solver -
able to understand a complex system, able to turn sophisticated
consumer problems into simple and engaging products, able to think
strategically about business problems and invent UX concepts to
solve them. Able to present the rationale for design decisions,
including in the process of winnowing down a list of concepts and
deciding which elements belong in the final design to support
specific use cases.
Pride yourself in being a hands-on designer - comfortable with all
phases of the design process from high-level concepts down into the
smallest UI details.
Feel proficient working in a fast paced agile environment and
collaborating with other designers, product managers, engineers, UX
researchers, data analysts, customer support teams, marketers, and
Demonstrate proven track record of iterating on products
post-launch based on user data about how the designs are
Enjoy excellent communication skills & effective leadership style
with entrepreneurial candor, growth mentality.
Passion for education and social impact mission
Experience crafting products powered by Machine Learning
Experience driving the design of at least one mobile app for both
iOS & Android
Benefits & Perks!
Competitive salary, annual bonus, and RSUs
Medical coverage, including full dental and vision
Life and disability benefits
401(k) program (US) / retirement savings plan (Canada) with company
One month paid sabbatical after 5 years at the company
Professional development workshops & industry conferences
Paid parental leave
Flexible work schedule
Social responsibility program (volunteer time off and donation
Annual wellness stipend
Monthly tech stipend
Annual family planning stipend
Monthly snack boxes delivered to your door
Cell phone allowance
For positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where
required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with
arrest and conviction records. Other locations: IL, MA, NJ.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and
inclusion within our company. We will consider all qualified
applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or ability
status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled
are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job
application or interview process, to perform essential job
functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of
employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please
contact us to request accommodation.
Course Hero is on a mission to help students graduate, confident
and prepared. The online learning platform offers over 60 million
course-specific study resources created by and for students and
educators, as well as 24/7 tutor help. More than 65,000 verified
college educators use Course Hero to collaborate with other faculty
and share resources to hone new strategies for instruction.
Everyday, students, educators and tutors help more than 20 million
students make every study hour count.
We have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are
customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love
to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident
We are not the only ones that think we're onto something big.
Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best
Places to Work in the Bay Area , Top 50 Best Paying Companies in
the Bay Area , Top 100 Most Transparent Companies , and in the Top
50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology . Read
up on some of our recent news coverage , blog , and learn more
about us to see what it is like to work with our team.
Join us on our mission!
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