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Senior Product Designer - Marketplace Experience

Udemy, Austin, Texas

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Duration: Full-Time


Design at Udemy

Udemy’s designers guide our global learning solutions, from concept through delivery of the shipped product, making sure that our experiences are intuitive, accessible, and delightful.  We work side-by-side with product managers, engineers, data scientists, UX researchers, and business stakeholders to collaboratively build world-class product experiences across all screens and devices for our diverse, international community.  You’ll be an instrumental part of the design and product teams, influencing our product roadmap, design process, and everything in between. We’re a close-knit bunch who enjoy problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious commitment to delivering the best possible learning and teaching experiences. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We are driven by our mission: “To improve lives through learning.”

About This Role

As a Product Designer on Udemy Marketplace, you will be responsible for designing our First Time Use (FTU) experience, across all platforms. Your work will help set context and inspire confidence in Udemy, and begin a conversation with our students. The objective of this work is to help customers commit to Udemy from the start as their place of choice for learning.

Opportunities and Challenges

  • Concept and implement a UX strategy for key entry points to Udemy’s product, delivering a clear and concise presentation of Udemy’s value proposition.
  • Help create an instant, compelling understanding of how Udemy is helping millions of people achieve learning outcomes.
  • Help drive users to trust our platform and commit to trying Udemy through registration and/or purchase actions.
  • Play an integral part in the design evolution of our Brand and Marketing efforts.
  • Drive key browse experiences that organize our vast catalogue to help our learners efficiently and confidently find the right solutions. These browse hubs are the most frequent front-doors to our product.
  • Leverage and evolve our product development framework and resources, including: design system and shared components, direct user research, A/B testing, and instrumentation (Amplitude, Full Story, …).

We're excited about you because you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human and Computer Interaction, Web Design, Interactive Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent practical work experience.
  • 4+ Years of Product Design experience, of which 2 at least in a high-traffic ecommerce environment.
  • A portfolio of end-to-end product design work that showcases your involvement, from research and discovery to visual design and engineering implementation support, and demonstrates your ability to ship products that users love.
  • A design practice where highly refined visual design and communication skills complement a fascination with behavioral psychology.
  • You’re excited to work on a team of world-class design, product, research, and engineering talent to make a product that millions of people around the world use to teach and learn new skills.

What we look for:

  • You’re a natural leader with a highly-collaborative and low-ego approach.
  • You’re an ambassador for design who brings diverse stakeholders together to align and work together to solve problems.
  • You’re comfortable kicking-off abstract projects before goals and vision are fully defined and collaborate to define measurable milestones.
  • You facilitate ideation within your product area and champion the users while managing stakeholder input.
  • You regularly and clearly articulate your design process, key decisions, and the information and insights that informed your decisions.
  • You demonstrate expertise in your product area through mastery of best practices and knowledge of the competitive landscape.
  • You thrive on collaborating with marketing, editorial and content strategy partners to breathe life into product experiences.
  • You have experience in leveraging design systems in your work to reduce the cost of shipping product while maintaining a cohesive user and brand experience.
  • You demonstrate patience and a comprehensive investment into the end-to-end process of your projects from problem definition, implementation, and follow through.
  • You can simultaneously move multiple high-priority projects toward delivery in a fast-paced agile environment. 
  • You have mastery of hierarchy, white space, typography, composition, and demonstrate a refined aesthetic sensibility in your visual design work.
  • You know how to extract insight from successful and unsuccessful experiments, learn from your mistakes, and identify what you could do differently in the future.
About Udemy
With a mission to improve lives through learning, Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Millions of students are mastering new skills from 65,000 instructors teaching over 183,000 online courses in topics from programming and data science to leadership and team building. For companies, Udemy Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to more than 11,000 courses in our Udemy Business catalog, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy Business is designed to upskill workers and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow.

Udemy maintains hubs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Austin, Boston, Melbourne, Sao Paulo, Dublin, New Delhi, Ankara, Istanbul and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Udemy investors include Insight Partners, Prosus (Naspers Ventures), Norwest Venture Partners, and Stripes.

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About Udemy

Enriching lives Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors.

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