Product Designer

Oak National Academy

  • Team: Product
  • Salary: £50,900
  • Location: Fully Remote
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 3rd Jun 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance
Dogs in the office

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

Oak National Academy is a new organisation, set up in April 2020, founded on the vision that every child should have fair access to a high quality education.

To support our growth, we are looking for a Product Designer to join our product and engineering team. 

Oak is a small but growing organisation where everyone plays an active role in shaping the culture and direction and where product people work closely with engineers and educational experts to make a meaningful difference to children’s education.

Responsibilities

  • Lead on the design and development of specific features, working closely with others to set design requirements based on user & business needs.

  • Support the development and continuous improvement of product design, systems and methodologies.

  • Support the design and development of key elements of the product design lifecycle including user journeys, user flows, creating prototypes, testing, developing high fidelity prototypes, and seeing designs through to production.

  • Use data and user research to design industry leading and highly accessible UX and UI in Oak’s education technology products.

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the success and culture of the organisation.

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for Head of UX & Design and take on other general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 3+ years of product and feature design experience in digital products and services.

  • Experience as a Product Designer with demonstrable knowledge of best practices for user experience design and user interface technology for mobile and desktop devices.

  • Demonstrated experience working with highly accessible design systems that support a large user base.

  • Experience working in product teams to understand and solve user needs, and implement new features.

  • Highly capable using the latest product design tools including Figma & Adobe (Desirable).

The successful candidate will have a desire to contribute in all areas to ensure Oak is successful. You will be comfortable working at pace and you will continuously look at ways that the team can work more smartly. You will be excellent at working as part of a remote team, building relationships and managing your time effectively.

We may close this role before the advertised closure date dependent on interest and so we recommend you submit your application as early as you can.

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