Designer job in Boston, MA | Savvas Learning Company

Designer
Savvas Learning CompanyBoston, MAa month ago
The Designer is responsible for creating K-12 print and digital product experiences. S/he may lead concept creation to daily creative production needs to arrive at the best design solution within budget and timeline. S/he may work with Design Leads, Illustrators, Multimedia Designers, UX Designers, cross-functional teams and vendors under Design Manager’s direction. Deliverables may include design prototypes (print and digital/apps), design specification, and any product design related deliverables as assigned. The Senior Designer will lead and evangelize the best practices of Product Design and Experience among all cross-functional teams.




Responsibilities:



  • Design the product experience of Savvas programs including both print and digital experiences.

  • Lead and engage with cross-functional teams such as editors, product managers, developers and other stakeholders in design explorations and product feature definitions.

  • Work with Editorial and Product Management teams to assimilate complex ideas and propose elegant design solutions that solve problems.

  • Incorporate site analytics and feedback and apply them intelligently into iterative design solutions that optimize existing features and functionality. Create engaging visual and UI design that embodies the site strategies, user goals and enhances learning and teaching appeal.

  • Under direction of the Design Manager, the Senior Designer may take a Lead role on a project, to supervise others in the creative development.

  • The Senior Designer would mentor staff, freelance designers and mentor and manage vendor design partners as necessary.


Required Knowledge and Experience:



  • Minimum of 3 years of Design experience required, preferably in a publishing and product development environment.

  • A BFA from an accredited four-year college specializing in graphic design/UX design, human centered design, or graduate of an art school or equivalent design work experience.

  • Experience and evidence of graphic/visual, UX and UI design experience and website usability best practices, rapid prototyping and working the product design from the big picture to the last details.

  • A Design Portfolio is a must.

  • Embody the work ethic and personality that thrives in a fast-paced culture with tight deadlines, shifting priorities, and working with super-smart colleagues from numerous departments and locations.

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Knowledge of responsive design, application product design, HTML, Sketch, Axure, InVision and other digital design tools is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to collaborate with other groups in a team environment (e.g. Marketing, Editorial, Production); Ability to self-manage and work independently; Detail-oriented with creative skills; Knowledge of design and typography.

Ideal candidates would be located in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Illinois.



Savvas Learning Company is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.



Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today’s classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.



Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform

classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual’s abilities and learning styles.



Savvas Learning Company 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. Savvas is a drug free workplace.



Savvas Learning Company provides access to a benefits experience created to offer our employees choice, flexibility, and the opportunity to save money for the future. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, tax-advantaged accounts, pharmacy, life insurance, disability insurance, matching 401(k), and paid time off. Our benefits are part of a total package that is carefully designed to support the total well-being of our employees.



Please visit www.savvas.com for more information about us, or visit us at LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.
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