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Teachers Pay Teachers // platform for educators to share their work
Design, Full Time    New York    Posted: Friday, November 01, 2019
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About Us:

At Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT), were unlocking the power of educator-created content. More than 2 out of 3 teachers in the U.S., Canada, & Australia come to TpT every year to get teacher-tested, engaging, & rigorous materials. What began as a humble exchange for teachers looking to share lesson plans has since exploded into a massive marketplace where teachers have created more than 3 million resources for all aspects of PreK-12 education. More than five million educators worldwide (including teachers, administrators, & parents) have downloaded TpT resources more than a billion times. According to Fast Company, Teachers Pay Teachers is one of the top 50 Most Innovative Companies in the world! If you havent heard of TpT yet & want to learn more, just ask a teacher. Two out of three teachers currently use TpT.

Who we are looking for:

Were a team of good people doing great things. We listen first. We love our work. And we are all teachers & learners in whatever we do. We believe that productivity is never an accident. Its the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, passionate teamwork, & focused effort. We want every day to be fun & to matter.

Role Description:

The Digital team at TpT is creating the next set of experiences for teachers & students in the classroom. As more devices are integrated into classrooms & instructional methods continue to evolve, teachers & students will need a different set of tools & experiences in this transition.

Product Designers at TpT are passionate about creating the very best experiences for all our marketplace touchpoints. As a leader on our product team, youll be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from inception to build & beyond. Youll partner with product managers, engineers, our research team, our community, & others in executing our product vision & direction. Youll take on a range of design challenges & be expected to advocate for the clearest, cleanest, & most intuitive user experience.


  • Craft beautiful, engaging experiences that solve user & business problems & is loved by our community of teachers
  • Communicate & facilitate decisions effectively using user research, workshops, narratives, sketches, wireframes, mockups, & prototypes
  • Define interaction models, user flows, & UI specifications
  • Help develop & define TpTs design sensibilities, methodologies, & overall design culture

Qualities for a successful candidate:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role as a UX / UI or Product Designer
  • Believe in our mission to connect & empower educators
  • Appreciate the gift of feedback & value honest, thoughtful critique
  • A substantive job application that stands out, shows what youve built, & tells us who you are as a person

Extra Credit:

  • Experience with Ed-Tech or Marketplaces
  • Previous experience taking a new product to market


  • Parental leave for both mothers & fathers to be able to take some quality time in bonding with their new addition to their family
  • Comprehensive Medical & Dental Benefits
  • Mother's Room
  • Quiet Room
  • Company Events (Bring Your Child to Work Day, Field Day, Camp TpT, Hackathons, etc.)

Here at TpT we value Diversity & Inclusion & encourage people to bring their most authentic selves to work. We cultivate an environment where people are recognized & celebrated for their individuality.

Any TpT applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the interview process should contact the TpT People Ops Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

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