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UX Designer

COMPANY

 

Turnitin

LOCATION

 

Newcastle, GB

Description

Company Description

Turnitin is your partner in education with integrity. Turnitin’s originality checking and authorship investigation services ensure academic integrity, promote critical thinking, and help students improve their authentic writing. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to prevent plagiarism, engage students in the writing process, and provide personalised feedback. Turnitin is used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in Newcastle, U.K., Utrecht, Netherlands, Melbourne, Australia, Seoul, Korea and throughout Latin America.

Job Description

Turnitin is seeking a full stack designer who will help us bring our next generation of products to the EdTech market. This is the ideal position for candidates who are self driven and energised by creating designs for all stages of the product lifecycle. You’ll have the opportunity to make big impact in education through technology and will play an integral role in designing experiences for millions of educators and students worldwide.

Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver full lifecycle of designs which meet product requirements and business objectives

  • Create designs at all levels of fidelity, e.g., sketches, prototypes, hifi mocks, detailed specs

  • Support UX research efforts to iterate and improve user experience

  • Provide visual QA for implemented designs to ensure designs are built to spec

  • Collaborate with team to plan short term and long term goals

  • Participate in scrum team activities such as backlog refinement, planning, and review.

  • Support UX initiatives to improve design best practices, e.g., design systems, design critiques

Qualifications

Characteristics for Success:

  • Motivated self starter who will drive a project from beginning to end with minimal guidance

  • Ability to articulate deliberate design decisions which align to business objectives

  • Solid reputation collaborating flawlessly in a cross disciplinary team of product managers, engineers, and designers

  • Exemplary presentation and communication skills

  • Receptive to feedback from stakeholders and peers

  • Relentless attention to detail

Essential Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of professional experience as a UX designer, product designer, or similar role

  • Proven track record managing multiple projects at one time while still meeting ambitious deadlines

  • Experience designing across devices, e.g., desktop, tablet, mobile

  • Fluency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision

  • Online portfolio required for consideration

  • Bachelor’s degree in HCI, design, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in UX research, e.g., usability testing, surveys, metric analysis

  • Experience creating and/or maintaining design systems

  • Experience designing for accessibility

  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS

  • Knowledgeable about EdTech market and needs

  • Experience designing B2B SaaS products

Additional Information

Turnitin, LLC is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or veterans status.

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