Product Designer

Online Design Remote, United States


Product Designer, Interactive Learning (Platform)

Our Team

The Product Design team at O'Reilly focuses on delivering highly impactful outcomes for millions of enterprise learners, teachers, creators, and content partners at all touchpoints across the learning journey. We're a cross-disciplinary group of thinkers and doers driven by a vision to work on stuff that matters and create more value than we capture.

Join our mission to change the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators—through design.

About the Role

We're looking for an experienced Product Designer to join our growing team to help define the future of interactive learning capabilities on the O'Reilly learning platform. In the Product Designer role, you'll work across multiple levels of design—from structure to the surface—creating product experiences that meet the needs of our technical Enterprise end-users and content creators. The digital landscape you'll work in consists of Katacoda-enabled learning and teaching, code sandboxes, Jupyter notebooks, and some yet-to-be-released concepts that have the potential to be game-changers. 

Interactive learning is a high-profile team in the company, and you'll have a significant influence in shaping the direction we go with it. But don't worry, you won't be working in a silo. The product design team is obsessed with the entire user experience across the platform and works together to ensure it's enjoyable and harmonious wherever you are.

You will

As the Product Designer, Interactive Learning (Platform), you will:

  • Work with a cross-functional group of product managers, engineers, and data scientists to understand how (and why) our customers engage with interactive learning features and help shape solutions they need to succeed
  • Create and communicate user-centered design solutions—at all fidelities—to teammates and stakeholders, using storyboards, flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
  • Work at different levels of zoom across interactive features, from highly conceptual to tactical iterations
  • Advocate and perform user research—both qualitative and quantitative—to help identify user motivation and needs and to validate solution ideas
  • Help product management define, monitor, and report on data-driven feedback loops for features you ship

Let's talk if you have

(Minimum requirements)

  • 4+ years of real-world product design experience, Enterprise SaaS or E-Learning preferred
  • A portfolio showcasing work you have shipped that portrays a balance of process, aesthetics, usability, and outcomes met
  • Experience designing for code-based learning environments (e.g., Katacoda) or tools for integrated development environments (IDEs) such as code editors, server configs, and web-based terminals
  • Worked with and contributed to a shared, component-based design system
  • Experience working and prototyping with Figma
  • A passion for designing learning experiences for a highly technical audience
  • Excellent communication skills (speaking, writing, presenting), and consider yourself a continuous learner

Bonus Points

  • You understand and have implemented designs in code
  • You have recent activity in a Git provider such as GitHub or GitLab
  • You're familiar with a wide range of front-end technologies, including CSS, Javascript, React, JSON, REST, and Markdown
  • You have led a qualitative user research project end-to-end, from recruiting through reporting

Include these with your application

  • A link to your online portfolio or equivalent presentation of work samples (required)

About the Company

O’Reilly’s mission is to change the world by sharing the knowledge of innovators. For over 40 years, we’ve inspired companies and individuals to do new things—and do things better—by providing them with the skills and understanding that’s necessary for success.

At the heart of our business is a unique network of experts and innovators who share their knowledge through us. O’Reilly Learning offers exclusive live training, interactive learning, a certification experience, books, videos, and more, making it easier for our customers to develop the expertise they need to get ahead. And our books have been heralded for decades as the definitive place to learn about the technologies that are shaping the future. Everything we do is to help professionals from a variety of fields learn best practices and discover emerging trends that will shape the future of the tech industry.

Our customers are hungry to build the innovations that propel the world forward. And we help them do just that.

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