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Associate UX/UI Designer, Core Math (Contract)

Remote (US)
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Contract
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Junior
Doesn't Require College/University Enrollment
2024-07-03
3.8

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

Amplify’s creative team is a group of designers, artists, and storytellers. We sketch, we write, we push pixels, we also love paper. We live for the big ideas, and we sweat the details. We work on digital, print, environmental, interactive, and animation projects. We have a strong hands-on and highly collaborative approach to both product development and graphic design systems and ensure ideas are realized to the highest standards of execution.

Associate UX/UI Designers at Amplify create smart and meaningful product experiences that directly meet the needs of our young learners and their teachers, inside and outside of the classroom. As a member of Amplify’s design group you will partner with a diverse cross-functional product team of designers, product owners, developers, and curriculum experts to extend and improve Amplify’s digital curriculum.

*This is a contract role.

Responsibilities of the Associate UX/UI Designer:

  • Collaborate closely with the Math Graphing and Design team to gather design requirements for math interactives
  • Develop wireframes, interaction flows, mockups, and front end design specs for interactives based on requirements
  • Implement and iterate on established design style guides for interactives
  • Lead problem solving and design to drive compelling user experiences and interfaces
  • Think holistically and contribute to high-level product strategy
  • Participate in and conduct collaborative discussions, including  listening closely and providing honest, thoughtful feedback to colleagues
  • Utilize strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, and listening)
  • Prepare and present designs for review to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Develop polished front end designs for handoff to developers

Basic Qualifications of the Associate UX/UI Designer:

  • 1+ years experience with end-to-end product design
  • Deep understanding of how qualitative research and data inform product and design decisions
  • Strong visual design and typographic sensibility
  • Interaction design expertise and experience collaborating with engineers
  • Expertise with Adobe CC and Figma
  • Experience designing desktop and tablet experiences

Preferred Qualifications of the Associate UX/UI Designer:

  • Experience with digital product design in education technology or a related field
  • Enthusiasm for contributing to the landscape of literacy education
  • Experience designing with Accessibility as a priority
  • Demonstrated ability to work iteratively with customers to gather and document user experience requirements
  • A formal education in Interaction Design, Communication Design, User Experience or related field
  • Experience with interactive motion design or games
  • Experience and/or knowledge with high school level Algebra and Geometry
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Desmos Graphing Calculator
  • Any lived experience with teaching or tutoring students ages K-12

Compensation:

The hourly rate for this role is $50.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

If selected, a background check will be required. As required by state and local laws and district policies, you may also be required to provide additional documentation, such as proof of vaccination or submit to enhanced background screening, including fingerprints.

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