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Lead Product Designer

Job Req: PMA-588778
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Product Line Management
Location: United States
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements:

Job Description

Lead Product Designer
Remote- US


Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  
 

  

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.  

  

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com. 

 

 

Our Product Designers are user-centered individuals that contribute to the research, ideation, and design of our innovative higher ed products. Designers work as peers to product managers and developers, advocating for the user at every step. Anthology is looking for a Lead Product Designer to help drive design direction for their respective product. This role requires a passion for and understanding of our users in our challenging, yet rewarding, B2B space.

 

 

Specific Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading product design direction and activities for entire product or product line
  • Mentoring direct report(s) to foster career growth and carry out product and design vision
  • Regularly collaborating directly with respective product and development leadership
  • Reasonably weighing business needs, technology needs, and user needs
  • Staying educated on technologies used in product
  • Conveying and sometimes persuading others of, design and architectural approaches
  • Creating and utilizing appropriate artifacts when needed, such as personas, user journey maps, and analyses
  • Advocating for the user by valuing continuous discovery and fostering healthy relationships
  • Proactively seeking new opportunities for creative solutions to evolving product challenges
  • Embracing formative design, preferring a valuable, usable product over shiny assets

 

 

 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Design or related field, or equivalent certification or self-taught experience
  • 5+ years designing modern products, preferably SaaS
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a deep understanding of the complexity of modern web applications
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools
  • Well-versed in modern UI standards and best practices
  • In-depth understanding of accessibility best practices in UI design
  • Confident in strategy-related decision making
  • Unwavering advocate of agility, iteration, and continuous improvement
  • Experience with exploratory research and usability testing
  • Strong communication skills

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.    

 

  

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA

 

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