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Senior Product Designer

New York, NY

Your goal

Improve the education process and better the lives of millions of students through UX design.


The culture

Chegg’s culture celebrates leadership at all levels and does not discriminate based on job descriptions or titles. The culture is open, with our “fast feedback” system implemented to encourage transparency. You will be given the latitude to drive and stretch to deliver mutual goals.


The product

Chegg is already a leader in online educational assistance, learning services, and digital textbook rentals. This position will help support various initiatives to improve outcomes with personalized learning experience to empower students through their learning journey.


The team

The Chegg Learning Services group is the engine that makes Chegg go. At Chegg, design plays a critical part in how we build products. The Chegg UX team is a highly diverse group of passionate UX Researchers, Product Designers, and Content Designers who aredriven to create great experiences for our students. We collectively own the performance of our work. We love to explore and grow within the UX field and reach out to influence the larger UX community.


Visual DesignWe are seeking an inventive and motivated designer to join our team and help define and shape the aesthetic and visual standards of the product experience. You will develop and refine visual and interaction frameworks that seamlessly integrate our brand into our product through consistent, meaningful, and beautiful visual design.


Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the creative development of visual systems and frameworks for the end-to-end user journey, collaborating with a diverse array of design teams, including product designers, visual designers, content designers, producers, and external partners
  • Collaborate with product, marketing, engineering, business, and research teams on enhancing our visual design standards and quality while meeting both user and business needs.
  • Deliver delightful and impactful designs that bring our brand to life across the product experience and exhibit a high level of craft and refinement.
  • Communicate designs, verbally and visually, to stakeholders and other team members
  • Develop expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary products, stay informed on emerging design trends and tools, and share innovative ideas and opportunities with the team.
  • Foster and nurture a culture of design excellence, collaboration, and openness that places a strong emphasis on craftmanship and product quality while encouraging creativity and inspiration at every step of the design process
  • Mentor and collaborate with fellow designers to elevate their skills and ensure the team is consistently maintaining and enhancing our standards of quality.


Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years as a product designer or visual designer.
  • Strong visual, UI, and interaction design skills.
  • Exceptional in thinking and designing holistically to create a coherent product experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of visual design principles, including layout, typography, color theory, and information hierarchy.
  • Knowledge of design principles related to design systems, brand, and marketing.
  • Strong presenter and compelling storyteller with the ability to evangelize new ideas.
  • Proven skills in motion design and experience creating dynamic interactive prototypes.
  • Ability to collaborate with and inspire teammates.
  • Relentless attention to detail and consistency.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Figma.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing consumer-facing products.
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS.  
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design or related field. 


The pay range for this position is $79,388 - $196,581. The actual pay will vary based on geographic location, job requirements, professional experience, and other factors. 

 

In addition, Chegg offers a comprehensive benefits plan for eligible employees, including medical, dental, vision, life and supplemental life insurance, short-and long-term disability, mental health support, parental leave, paid time off, volunteer time off, paid holidays, 401(k) with matching contributions, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (H.S.A.) options, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, an Employee Referral Program, Tuition Reimbursement, and other benefits found at: https://www.chegg.com/about/working-at-chegg/benefits/.


Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we’ve expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.


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Chegg Israel: http://www.chegg.com/about/working-at-chegg/israel/

Thinkful (a Chegg Online Learning Service): https://www.thinkful.com/about/#careers

 

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Chegg is an equal opportunity employer

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