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Product Designer


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We strive to provide every teacher and student with a smoothly functioning and beautifully-designed learning experience. In fact, we’re even building a curriculum of design classes that teach design the way we would have wanted to learn it. We’re growing fast, and there’s lots to be done - so you must be someone who’s energized by the idea of achieving our ambitious goals together with your teammates in Design, Engineering, Education, and Marketing.

You’re a critical thinker with an innovative approach to making products simple enough for anyone to understand and use. We’re very goal and metric-oriented and prefer to say no to 99% of ideas in favor of focusing and shipping things out the door.


  • Produce beautiful and usable interfaces for our teachers and students
  • Help establish and reinforce consistent visual design patterns across Skillshare’s platforms, including mobile
  • Work with product managers and engineers to define and understand the design and product challenges our students and teachers are facing
  • Create digital experiences that tell and elevate the Skillshare story and brand
  • Combine insights from user feedback and data to guide your design choices

About You:

  • 3 to 5 years experience designing digital experiences and products, including mobile
  • A portfolio of amazing UI and strategic user experiences, work we can click on or download in the app store
  • Comfortable managing user research and translating findings into actionable design items
  • Experience working directly with engineers and managing clear project handoffs when design is complete
  • You think in terms of design systems and make rational design decisions
  • You are a strategic and collaborative thinker; able contribute to the strategy of features and how to execute
  • You have an inherent talent for creating simple, clear solutions from complex problems
  • You have good taste and an eye for color, space, typography, and other impactful design details
  • Knowledge of HTML / CSS would be beneficial

About Skillshare:

Skillshare’s mission is to create an open meritocracy in the new economy by providing universal access to professional development and opportunities. With more than 15,000 classes taught by 4,000+ practicing professionals, we have helped more than 2.5 million students build the skills they need to succeed. We are backed by Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital, Amasia and Omidyar Network.

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