Department: UX Research & Design Team
Product Team - Learner Experience
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Location: Remote (GMT +/- 2 hours), with optional London-based workspace
We're looking for an enthusiastic and talented Senior Digital Product Designer to join our award-winning UX Research & Design discipline.
You will be an established design practitioner with strong analytical, craft and communication skills who can lead projects and proactively identify where you can make a positive impact. You will sit in our cross-functional Learner Experience team, working to encourage learner retention and lifelong learning by developing our social experience, supporting our pedagogical approach and providing effective learning outcomes.
This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to grow, working in a friendly, diverse, dynamic and mixed-discipline Ed-Tech environment.
We will be looking for you to demonstrate the following competencies – appropriate to your prior experience.
We aim to make our interview experience as transparent as possible, and dependent on circumstances, we aim to follow the following process.
Step 1: Initial phone screen
You will have a first phone call with our Hiring Manager who will discuss the basics of the role and your expectations.
Step 2: First Interview
Your first interview will be with two members of the UX Research & Design team and will involve questions about your skills and competencies, as well as a chance to share 1 or 2 case studies from your portfolio.
Step 3: Second interview
Your second interview will be a continuation of the first, with a chance to meet with our Director of Design and another member of the team.
Step 4: Meet the team
This step is where you can meet some members of the cross disciplinary team who you might be working with.
FutureLearn is a leading social learning platform formed in December 2012 by The Open University and is now jointly owned by The Open University and The SEEK Group. FutureLearn has over 14 million people signed up worldwide. FutureLearn uses design, technology and partnerships to create enjoyable, credible and flexible short online courses, ExpertTracks and microcredentials, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that improve working lives. It partners with over a quarter of the world’s top universities, as well as organisations such as Accenture, the British Council, CIPD, Raspberry Pi and Health Education England (HEE). It’s also involved in government-backed initiatives to address skills gaps such as The Institute of Coding and the National Centre for Computing Education.
FutureLearners live and breathe the company values and have a strong connection with our purpose, to transform access to education. We offer lots of flexibility and a cool work environment. At FutureLearn, we look after each other.
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