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Pearson UX Designer (Pearson K-12 Learning) in Hoboken, New Jersey

UX Designer (Pearson K-12 Learning)


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson K-12 Education is devoted to creating affordable, personal, and accessible solutions for learners and teachers at every stage of their journey. Our wide range of effective and engaging solutions –ranging from Assessment to Online Learning Solutions provide boundless opportunities for all users by supplying rich data to inform instruction and offering innovative curriculum to prepare learners for college, careers, and a lifetime of learning.

Our team is seeking a highly-motivated User Experience Designer to conceive and develop exciting new opportunities to differentiate the Pearson K-12 learning experience in digital space. The User Experience Designer will be responsible for creating information architecture, task flows, and interaction designs from mobile to web for Pearson Products legacy platforms and gadgets, working alongside a world class-in-house creative team who are responsible for product design solutions that span across all Pearson K-12 education product portfolios.

In this role, you will assist platform design initiatives, participate in user experience design activities and workshops, and effectively present concepts and strategies to stakeholders and leadership to create innovative and intuitive experiences.

This opportunity is located at our Hoboken, NJ, Boston, MA, Chandler, AZ, or Glenview, IL, office site.

Here is what you will get to do:

  • Help identify user experience design requirements and articulate them in written requirements and specifications for use by internal and external teams

  • Design, create and deliver UX Architecture design documentations in accordance with Pearson UX team’s design standards and platform HIG

  • Contribute and assist in building a platform & gadgets design pattern library that helps keep Pearson products unified and cohesive

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one situations to stakeholders, agency employees, and vendor

  • Apply digital best practices to all assignments, including the definition of internal design UI standards within the mobile & web space

  • Stay on the cutting edge of what’s new in user experience, identifying opportunities to and experimenting with applying

  • Ensure design production is efficient and deliver at the highest quality in accordance with UX’s best practices and processes

  • Contribute to the future direction of Pearson UX Design with the larger Creative Design and UX community


Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in User Centered Design/Human Centered Design, Communication Design or related discipline and/or equivalent experience preferred

  • 2 years of experience in UX design

  • Expert skills on Information Architecture, Interaction Design, UI workflows, and UI wireframes on multi-platforms

  • Design experience in web, mobile, table, and/or desktop software

  • Proficiency with design tools (Adobe Creative Cloud, Axure, OmniGraffle, and other design software)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships

  • A portfolio of innovative design work that demonstrates proficiency in information architecture and interaction design (Please include your Portfolio Link when you apply online) .

Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit

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.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Other Locations US-MA-Boston, US-AZ-Chandler, US-IL-Glenview

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Product Management

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 10, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1909272

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.