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User Experience (UX) Designer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New York
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com. User Experience (UX) Designer (Amplify Education, Inc., Brooklyn, NY):

  • Design user experiences for new and existing web-based educational software applications;
  • Design user interfaces in software applications informed and validated by research and data;
  • Develop user stories, wire frames, interaction flows, mockups, and quick prototypes and polished visual design;
  • Gather user research and use findings to build initial designs and rapid prototypes for iterative user testing with teachers and students;
  • Create high fidelity prototypes;
  • Participate in software design review sessions with product owners and stakeholders;
  • Prepare and present mockups and wireframes to internal teams and key stakeholders;
  • Partner with design leads, product owners, and developers to craft new features for web-based software applications for teachers and administrators to use;
  • Prepare designs for review for internal teams and key partners;
  • Develop polished front-end designs for handoff to developers;
  • Leverage and evolve software design systems, craft visual details, and maintain guidelines to optimize software application product consistency;
  • Participate in problem solving and design to drive compelling user experiences and interfaces;
  • Collaborate closely with design and product leadership to define features and contribute to the overall direction of product;
  • Utilize Figma, Adobe CC, Sketch, InVision, and Zeplin;
  • Design desktop and mobile applications;
  • Utilize HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Perform digital product design in education technology;
  • Design Accessibility features in digital products; and,
  • Liaise with customers to gather and document user experience. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, or a related field of study.
    • One (1) year of experience with Figma, Adobe CC, Sketch, InVision, and Zeplin; designing desktop and mobile applications; HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; digital product design in education technology; designing Accessibility features in digital products; and liaising with customers to gather and document user experience. The salary range for this role is $89,253.00 - $132,667.00/year. Telecommuting Permitted. -We celebratediversityand are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from adiversecandidate pool. Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds. Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant. If selected, a background check will be required. As required by state and local laws and district policies, you may also be required to provide additional documentation, such as proof of vaccination or submit to enhanced background screening, including fingerprints.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New York , User Experience (UX) Designer, Other , New York, New York

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