UX/UI Designer

Salary: Circa £55,000+ DOE
Type: Full time, permanent

We seek an experienced UX/UI Designer to help us build beautiful, impactful and human learning experiences for our students.

A bit about us

At Bedrock Learning, we believe the scale of opportunity in EdTech is limited only by our imaginations. Learning is a human need, a birth right essential to society. As the role of artificial intelligence and powerful online learning experiences becomes the norm in education, innovators in this space can look forward to interesting and rewarding new horizons. Education is at the precipice of an EdTech revolution, and Bedrock Learning is helping to fuel this change.

Bedrock Learning is an online literacy and English curriculum for schools and parents. It harnesses the power of adaptive technology to improve literacy outcomes for students from years 3 – 13. Founded by English teachers, it offers a time-saving, self-marking, ready-made curriculum for schools and parents. Our suite of learning products has grown significantly since our inception in 2015, and our development roadmap is ambitious and disruptive, with a tranche of innovative learning and data analysis products currently under development.

Read more about Bedrock and our company culture here.

About the UX/UI Designer role

As a UX/UI Designer at Bedrock, you’ll help to ensure that the learning and reporting experience for students, teachers and parents is inspiring, impactful and innovative. We strive to understand our users’ needs, behaviours and feelings to inform our product strategy and design. You will work collaboratively to solve complex educational challenges and design solutions which make using our technology fun and effortless, with market-leading appeal. Your work will impact hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and parents. Your design leadership will help us to develop literate, confident humans.

Responsibilities

Understand the needs of users, collating requirements and translating these into user journeys and interfaces
Design for online learning and data visualisation
Turn ideas, concepts and features into prototypes for user testing before build
Manage project deliverables and timelines
Test solutions and theories by working with various stakeholders

Essential qualifications

Minimum of three years industry experience
Proven track record in gathering deep insights and data from users to inform product design needs
Experience in UI development and prototyping in a variety of platforms, such as web, iOS and Android
Bachelor’s degree in Design, (interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc.), Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, related field or equivalent practical experience
Experience working collaboratively with product managers, engineers and other cross-functional teams from discovery through to delivery
A track record of making an impact on successful applications
An online portfolio showing experience designing web or mobile applications

Desirable qualifications

Experience of leading the design of EdTech applications for web or mobile
The ability to communicate complicated interactions in a simple, beautiful way
Experience using data to inform decision making
A proven ability to lead on communicating conceptual ideas into a user-first design process

Benefits

Additional holiday available above 33 days
Exciting, high-growth company with opportunity to progress rapidly
Hybrid working environment
Yearly personal allowance for training and development
City centre location in a creative, characterful office space
Strong team ethos, with team lunches every Friday
Free weekly yoga at our office in Norwich

We have a strong team culture enabling each person to have their own identity and flourish in a supportive, creative, and equal environment.

We are Bedrock – improving literacy, empowering voices.

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