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. 190 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 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.
As a Senior Product Designer at Coursera you will have the opportunity to take a lead role on the team creating experiences across the Coursera ecosystem. We are in the midst of transforming our offering to schools around the world, leading innovation in how people learn, and broadening our global footprint. The experience of learning and transformation is inherently challenging.
Your job is to create simplicity from complexity and influence everything from the most micro interaction to most complex system design challenges. Our goals are monumental and we need extraordinary designers to realize them.
Leverage your product, interaction, and visual design skills to create delightful experiences that empower our users
Partner with product managers, engineers, data science, and research to create a product from the initial definition to shipping and beyond
Envision new experiences based on user insights and product goals
Able to design for multiple projects at a time, managing time, goals, and cross-functional collaboration effectively
Work with substantial autonomy across multiple teams and business lines
Mentor younger designers and help evolve the culture of knowledge sharing within the team
8+ years of experience in product design
Strong desire to have a large stake in a deeply collaborative team
Well versed in the creation of flows and UI for all types of digital product design
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, open to feedback, and can translate feedback rapidly into design iterations
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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.