Senior Product Designer II, Learner Experience

Coursera, Mountain View, CA

Education-focused technology company

Coursera is scaling a global platform to provide universal access to the world’s best education, and we’re motivated by the passion and mission to transform lives through learning. Our platform has reached over 30 million learners worldwide and we have partnered with 150+ elite universities around the globe with over 2,000 courses in our catalog. We offer Courses, Specializations, Certificates, and Degrees to meet the needs and goals of the diverse learners who come to Coursera.

In 2016, we began offering fully accredited online Masters degrees which ​provide ​a​ more convenient, lower-cost,​​ “stackable”​ means of earning credentials identical ​to their ​​traditional​ on-campus​​ counterparts. We also launched Coursera for Business, partnering with enterprise companies around the world to provide access to curated skill development for their employees. 

The Coursera Learner Experience Team is focused on building a world-class learning experience. From the moment someone enrolls, we design and build the products that inspire people along their learning journey. We motivate and guide them through challenges in order to master new skills and achieve their goals.

You will have the opportunity to take a lead role on the Learner Experience Team designing the core learning experience for over 30 million people worldwide. 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.

You personally exhibit a conviction that the world needs Coursera to be wildly successful and alignment to our core values:

  • Betterment: a tireless pursuit to drive results
  • Boldness: take risks and act decisively
  • Deep Honesty: invite and offer candid feedback in order to learn, change, and grow
  • Solidarity: recognize that we are part of something bigger than ourselves and are committed to our mission

Your responsibilities:

  • Be part of the core learning experience team which has real impact on every Coursera user from the smallest course to the largest degree program
  • Leverage your product, interaction, and visual design skills to create delightful experiences that empower learners and partners
  • Partner with product managers, engineers, and research to create a product from the initial definition to shipment
  • Envision new learning experiences based on user insights and product goals
  • Design across multiple form factors including web, iOS and Android
  • Able to guide small team of other designers, when necessary, on large projects

Your skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in product design
  • Strong desire to have a large stake in a deeply collaborative team
  • 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
  • Well versed in creation of flows and UI for all types of digital product design including web, tablet and mobile
  • Mobile app design experience in iOS and Android a big plus

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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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