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Senior Designer

Community: Technology
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Aug 10, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description


Senior Designer
Remote - Colombia


The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a Senior Designer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit

Our Design team helps shape the future of Blackboard’s products. Made up of design leaders who work across both web and mobile platforms and take a hands-on role in a highly collaborative team environment, they champion best-in-class work throughout the Blackboard organization. Our team believes that design is as much about behavior and emotion as it is about usability and utility.

As Senior Designer, you will be responsible for working across both web and mobile platforms and taking an active, hands-on role in a highly collaborative group, creating and socializing best-in-class work to business owners while working with technologists to implement designs.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Building visual design explorations, comps, interactive simulations, and product specifications

  • Working with other designers and extended partners to explore and define useful and useable product solutions

  • Working within existing design standards and brand guidelines, while also always exploring ways to evolve them given our product UX solutions 

  • Understanding end user needs and behaviors through iterative research practices and implementing insights to drive product success

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6-7 years of experience within a Design related area, with specific UX focus of at least 4 years

  • In-depth knowledge of UI/UX and design disciplines/principles

  • Proficiency with industry-standard tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Figma, Sketch, or any other prototyping tools

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to receive and incorporate critique from peers and stakeholders as well as provide meaningful critique

  • An outstanding body of work that incorporates design thinking (or other similar) methodologies where people are the center of the solution

  • Ability to handle multiple design projects at different stages of delivery simultaneously without sacrificing quality

  • Exceptional eye for detail

  • Comfortable participating in projects where acting as a leader might be required

  • A strong team player with excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills 

  • Highly organized, motivated, and efficient

  • Hybrid interaction and visual designer

  • Ability to maintain high standards of accountability, owning responsibility around design decisions, timelines, and quality 

  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above  

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Background in user research within various qualitative/quantitative methodologies that inform design explorations and solutions 

Please provide samples of your work with your application.  

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.


Req ID: 3819

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