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Senior Product Designer, Growth & Discovery

Coursera, Mountain View, CA

Education-focused technology company


Coursera 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. 170 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 35 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,400 companies use the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.

The Coursera Growth Team is focused on connecting learners with the right pathways to reach their educational goals. From the moment someone first encounters Coursera, we craft experiences that make it simple and seamless to find the right content at the right time. We are responsible for motivating and guiding learners through their journey of discovery on the Coursera platform.

You will have the opportunity to take a lead role on the team designing the discovery, recommendation, and personalization experiences. The experience of learning and transformation is inherently challenging. Your work as a designer will be to create simplicity from complexity and influence everything from the most micro interaction to full university degrees online. Our goals are monumental and we need extraordinary designers to realize them.

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Your responsibilities:

  • Leverage your product, interaction, and visual design skills to create delightful experiences that empower learners 
  • Partner with product managers, engineers, marketing, and research to create a product from the initial definition to shipping and beyond
  • Envision new experiences based on user insights and product goals
  • Design across multiple form factors including web, mobile web, iOS and Android
  • Able to design for multiple projects at a time, managing time, goals, and cross-functional collaboration effectively 

Your skills:

  • 5-7 years of experience in product design
  • Strong desire to have a large stake in a deeply collaborative team
  • Well versed in creation of flows and UI for all types of digital product design including web, mobile web, iOS and Android
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to formulate strong points of view that advocate for the user, balancing business needs and data metrics with the user’s experience
  • Ability to articulate your design criteria and UX decisions with verbal and visual communication skills
  • Practiced in design research methodologies and the ability to collaborate closely with the research team
  • Able to produce quality design concepts quickly, to be open to feedback, and to translate feedback rapidly into design iterations. 

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About Coursera

Coursera is an education-focused technology company that connects millions of learners around the world with the skills and knowledge they need to transform their lives and careers. We're providing access to top-quality university-level education at a previously unimagined scale, empowering learners, organizations, and enterprises to build the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. 

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