The Visual Designer will help create design solutions that meet user needs. As the visual design expert on product teams, you will tackle visual challenges & provide support for Newselas product design, from visual direction to delivering concrete assets that are part of the same family of visuals -- whether on or off the product. Youll be a visual design problem-solver who balances the need for clarity & aesthetics, & isnt afraid to sweat the details.
Why Youll Love This Role:
Youll be joining a team of passionate designers & researchers at the forefront of building products that shape the future of K-12 education, reaching over 25 million users nationwide. Youll be fully part of the product process, leveraging your visual design abilities to create a platform experience that engages & inspires students & teachers in their classrooms. Youll get to witness firsthand the impact your work has on helping to make reading more accessible & engaging for students.
Why Well Love You:
You are skilled at your craft with 2+ years of experience translating conceptual ideas into thoughtful visual designs to help solve problems. You have incredible taste & pixel-perfect standards across various platforms (iOS, Android & Web). You geek out on coming up with the perfect affordances, transitions, latest web & mobile patterns, but always use accessibility guidelines & usability findings to inform your design decisions. You are familiar with the fundamentals of front end code & latest prototyping tools. Whether working in-house or at an agency, youre used to juggling multiple projects at once, & can effectively communicate & deliver quality designs on-time.
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments & insights to supercharge engagement & learning in every subject. Students & teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sourcesfrom National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools & analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools & districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.