Senior User Experience Designer (Data Visualization)

EVERFI

Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 02/21/2021
  • Website: everfi.com
  • Company Address: 3299 K Street NW Fourth Floor, Washington, DC, 20007

About EVERFI

EverFi is a leading education technology company focused in the “off-curriculum” space. EverFi’s programs will be used in over 2,000 high schools in 47 states across the country this year. EverFi’s partners include some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations and leading foundations in the world .

Job Description

EVERFI is the leading education technology innovator that provides learners of all ages education for the real world through scalable digital learning platforms. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners with thousands of partners across 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. EVERFI is an industry convener that builds Networks that tackle the toughest social issues. These Networks include the Prescription Drug Safety Network, Campus Prevention Network, and the Financial Capability Network. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. To learn more about EVERFI visit everfi.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter @EVERFI.

We are looking for a new member on our small, fast-moving design team to reimagine how we visualize data and insights in our education platforms. The Senior UX Designer will partner with the Director of UX and Vice President of Data Engineering to shape our software’s approach to data visualization and impact storytelling. Additionally the designer will research and design human-centered experiences that empower super-users to discover and promote learning activities that address challenges faced by their communities and/or workplaces. This work is mission-driven and highly collaborative, involving ongoing teamwork with a passionate team of designers, product managers and engineers to validate, build, test and refine an intuitive and friendly customer experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Discover super-users’ data needs through customer research and internal partnerships with EVERFI’s data engineering and account management teams.
  • Leverage design thinking methodologies and design system best practices to deliver end-to-end solutions that meet user needs, business goals and technical requirements
  • Research, design, test, and maintain intuitive user journeys through a complex system, partnering with product managers on concept validation, business requirements, and functional specifications
  • Collect data through interviews, surveys, product usage reports, usability tests and other methods
  • Shape success criteria for and suggest techniques to measure impact of new features to ensure designs are accomplishing what we need them to, and storytell accordingly throughout the design lifecycle
  • Review prototypes and released software to ensure conformity with design system standards and usability best practices
  • Perform quality audits of software in production to continuously improve the quality and usability of our experiences
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in interaction or human-centered design preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working as a user experience designer, with experience creating interactive data visualizations
  • Deep knowledge of user research methods and design principles
  • Experience working within agile, iterative development teams; previous experience with design systems and/or Tableau preferred
  • Experience building scalable products
  • Collaborative and curious, with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time to conduct user experience research
  • Portfolio representing experience in data visualization and user experience design and validation across multiple platforms; case studies illustrating your design process preferred

Perks:

  • Competitive base salary, 401k match, and equity plan
  • Health, dental, & vision coverage
  • Flexible paid time off program
  • Casual, mission-driven work environment
  • Opportunity to work with, teach, and learn from talented, motivated teammates who have fun in the workplace and care about making a difference!

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals

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