General Assembly is seeking a sharp, motivated, creative User Experience Designer to join our Product Design team in enhancing our digital learning platform.
General Assemblys digital learning platform provides a central location for students to access everything from instructional content to skill assessments. As a User Experience Designer on our Product Design team, you will help shape the experience of our learning platform for students around the globe. Youll collaborate with product managers, software engineers, & other designers from ideation through implementation on everything from product enhancements & features to large system-wide initiatives. Youll speak regularly with stakeholders & users to truly understand the needs & challenges from all angles. Youll conduct user research, write user stories, create user flows, design wireframes, make prototypes, run user tests & more, all to advocate & design for our users & establish a thoughtful, delightful, best-in-class experience across our platform.
You might be a good fit for this role if you:
...are a critical thinker who is empathetic to users needs. You love diving into problems, talking with users & stakeholders, & gathering feedback to inspire & guide your solutions.
...like writing user stories, conducting user research, designing wireframes, & creating prototypes. You feel comfortable explaining the decisions behind your designs, & you enjoy running user tests & coming up with the right questions & interactions to get to the heart of the challenge.
...have a portfolio showcasing your design of original UX solutions for digital products. You can share & speak to the user flows, journey maps, wires, designs & prototypes youve created, the user research youve conducted, the user tests youve run, & the work youve shipped.
...enjoy working hard; you take initiative & are responsible & reliable. You are action-oriented & energized by challenges.
make high-quality decisions based on analysis, data, logic, & good judgment. You understand how to synthesize both qualitative & quantitative data into actionable insights. You can articulate the rationale behind your work.
...think creatively, approaching problems with a fresh perspective. You add value & maintain a sharp attention to detail. You are flexible & adaptable, taking constructive criticism with ease, & applying feedback as needed.
understand the nuances, challenges, & opportunities of different device types & screen sizes, as well as various technical capabilities & implications. You are familiar with digital design trends & best practices, & love learning & growing your own skills.
...engage & collaborate easily with team members at all levels. Youre trustworthy & cooperative. Youre unafraid to ask tough questions & speak your mind, while knowing when & how to really listen to others.
are fluent in Sketch & prototyping tools. Youre familiar with agile processes & collaborative workflows. You are based in the New York City area.
Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in todays most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, & The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, & more, both online & at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 alumni & counting.
In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent & spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloittes Technology Fast 500, & Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.