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Pearson Senior Visual Designer in Colorado

Senior Visual Designer - ( 2108089 )


At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning. As the world’s leading learning company, we are continuously investing in a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.


Pearson is seeking a Senior Visual 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 user flows across multiple business systems, with a truly global vision.

  • Define, communicate and publish a design system that documents the interaction patterns and visual design strategy including accessibility and mobile design.

  • Apply fundamental user experience, design and research principles to deliver intuitive and effective customer journeys; translate your findings into beautifully crafted mockups and prototypes.

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

  • Scopes, designs and leads execution of visual design research 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.

  • 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.

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. 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 defining complex interaction patterns and documenting in a design system; a portfolio that demonstrates these abilities.

  • Expertise and passion around inclusive design.

  • 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.

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:


Primary Location : US-CO-Centennial

Other Locations : US-Colorado, US-CO-Denver, US-MA-Boston, US-TX-Austin, US-AZ-Chandler

Work Locations :

US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons

2154 East Commons Avenue


Job : Technology

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2021

Job Unposting : Jul 10, 2021

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2108089