Product Designer (UX/UI)

Oak National Academy

Employment Type Full time
Location Remote · UK Fully Remote (United Kingdom)
Salary £65,460
Team Product
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 18th Feb 2024 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance

Candidate happiness

8.61 (5386)

Job Description

We are currently seeking a designer to join our content team. Our content team's main goal is to enable our creators to produce and consistently improve exceptional curriculum and lesson content. The designer's role will focus on enhancing the creator's experience by improving the user experience (UX) of the internal platform used to upload all of our curricula online.

Join our design team to help us support teachers to change children’s lives.


  • Lead 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 Principal Product Designer 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 of 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.

Next steps

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the button on the top right.

You’ll answer some questions – a few quick admin ones and three discipline-related, including an example from your portfolio of a relevant past project. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sifting process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to an interview carried out remotely over Zoom. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process we'll share how well you performed.

We are aiming to hold interviews in the week commencing the 26th of February and this is likely to take 45 minutes. 

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Sun 18th Feb 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 18th Feb 2024