UX/UI Designer - ELL Accelerator at Pearson

1 week ago Product Middle, Senior Full-Time

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We’re looking for a passionate and creative UX/UI designer with very strong prototyping skills and an eye towards the future interfaces and interactions

Required Experience

  • Futurist, passionate about new technologies and excited to re-imagine the world of education
  • Professional experience as a UX/UI designer, product designer, interaction designer or similar
  • Proficiency in Figma and a variety of Figma plugins.
  • Experience with other design and prototyping tools, including AI tools and low-code/no-code website and app design tools.
  • Extensive knowledge of the new AI tools for design and prototyping.
  • Experience with usertesting.com or similar online testing tools.
  • Experience with qualitative research design and evaluation.
  • Experience with designing for mobile and web.
  • Deep expertise in designing interfaces and interactions in at least one of these areas: XR, AI, Voice Interfaces.

About Us

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. 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. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people learn whatever, wherever and however they choose.

Role Overview

ELL Accelerator is a product innovation team responsible for creating the next generation of language learning and language assessment technologies, using emerging technologies such as generative AI, ML, AR, and VR. The team works in quick-paced sprints, building and testing multiple prototypes for new language learning and assessment use cases, focusing on a mix of Horizon 3 experimental experiments and Horizon 1 MVP development.

We’re looking for a passionate and creative UX/UI designer with very strong prototyping skills and an eye towards the future interfaces and interactions. If you are passionate about AI-powered interfaces, generative interfaces and think that the best interface is no interface (or at least a conversational interface), this role might be for you.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Continuously run quick user studies, including generative and evaluative research and usability studies.
  • Conceptualize and prototype concepts for new products that will support language learners and language teachers.
  • Create interactive prototypes using a mix of design tools, AI tools, and no-code/low-code tools to test interactions of conceptual products for language learning and assessment.
  • Facilitate design sprints and design review sessions for your innovation squad.
  • Design low, med, and high-fidelity prototypes as appropriate supporting the PM with the quickest, low effort way to refine the flows for new features or products.
  • Create compelling design documentation and other artifacts to support the Product Manager with explaining and evangelizing the new product concepts to key business stakeholders.
  • Leverage internal design systems as needed to help accelerate the process of prototyping.
  • Run design crits of competitors’ products and emerging products across tech to continuously update the understanding of the emerging trends and latest state of the art in educational technology and interfaces in general.

Desirable Experience

  • Conversational design, voice-user-interface design
  • Animation design or motion graphic design
  • 3D design
  • Prompt engineering skills
  • Front-end development
  • Degree (or equivalent) preferred in UX Design, Interaction Design, Human Factors or related subjects
  • Experience designing educational technologies for learning or assessment

What To Expect From Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

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Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULLTIME

Workplace Type

Req ID: 15522


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