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Pearson Senior Product Designer in Austin, Texas

Pearson is seeking a Senior Product Designer to join our growing UX product design team. We are charged with designing next generation digital learning experiences for learners and educators. In this role, you will use your strong problem-solving, design thinking and interaction design skills to collaboratively bring to life truly delightful learning experiences.

We’re looking for someone who wants to use design to change the face of education; someone who can innovate and translate high-level visions into compelling digital experiences. If you have a love of learning, teaching, and digital design, then this is a dream opportunity to join a company with a seriously innovative vision for the future of education. If you are a creative thinker, thought leader and team player with experience delivering world-class look and feel for both browser based and mobile user experiences, we want you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create elegant solutions to complex, end to end user flows across multiple business systems, with a truly global vision.

  • Apply fundamental user experience, design and research principles to deliver intuitive and effective customer journeys; translate your findings into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.

  • Work side-by-side with the product and engineering teams, users and stakeholders to answer design research questions and translate findings into user stories and new features.

  • Uplift our UX process maturity and set up user experience as a leading mechanism within the Product team.

  • Collaborate with team members and other peers to achieve end-to-end quality in our user experience.

  • Scope, design, and lead execution of design research grounded in evidence-based processes to validate the efficacy of our solutions.

  • Improve the customers’ experiences by understanding what’s important, measuring how we’re doing, and driving priorities to improve.

  • End-to-end accountability for project deliverables by engaging decision makers at appropriate levels.

  • Drive the adoption of product and process improvements.

  • Ensure design standards are adhered to and properly applied.

  • Establish and advocate for design principles and iterative design processes.

  • Generate innovative concepts that stretch the team’s thinking about what is possible.

  • Consistently deliver end to end designs that meet goals and challenges limitations of what can be executed on.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS UX design and implementation

  • Demonstrated excellence in simplifying complex user flows, interaction patterns and product experiences that align with multiple user needs; a portfolio that demonstrates these abilities.

  • Expertise and passion around designing an information architecture to eliminate complexity and ambiguity.

  • Fluent in the end-to-end UX and UI design process; ability to work within established frameworks – but also push the boundaries to impact change!

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Figma, Sketch, or equivalent tools.

  • Strong storyteller; professionally creates and structures their presentations.

  • Experience working with agile environment across multiple teams.

  • Skilled interviewer: knows how to dig below the surface to gain knowledge and uncover insights on various topics.

Desired Personal Qualities

  • Genuine enthusiasm for continuous learning, being regularly open to seeking feedback.

  • A problem solver who loves big challenges and tackles them in a collaborative and visual way.

  • Ability to communicate clearly at various levels with end users, developers, stakeholders, and product management.

  • Flexible, organized, dependable, and able to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment – including working autonomously and thinking on your feet.

  • A positive attitude, open mind, and a passion to change the world through education!

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $90K – 110K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at


Organization: Direct to Consumer

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 6743