Job Description

Teaching kids to think critically and communicate effectively has never been more important, and NoRedInk helps students become better writers in more than 60% of middle and high schools in the U.S. We're looking for a UX/UI Design Manager to join our team as a player-coach. In this role, you’ll manage a team of 2-3 talented Product Designers while also executing on your own design work, initially as as a member of our Product Growth/Marketing team. 

In this role, you will:

Own design for a specific product area (Growth)
Create user flows, prototypes, and high fidelity mockups for new features and experiments
Manage and grow a team of high-performing product designers
Coordinate design work across multiple teams and product areas
Provide feedback and direction on design deliverables in order to increase design quality
Drive improvements to our design tooling and processes

About You:

5+ years experience in SaaS product design
2+ years experience managing other product designers
Strong design craft and the ability to create high-performance designs that both solve user needs and achieve our product goals
Ability to act as a “player coach,” managing and overseeing the work of other designers while also driving your own individual contributor work
Experience working on an agile team with product managers and engineers
Outstanding written, verbal, and visual communication skills
Customer-focused mindset with an interest in serving students and educators

What NoRedInk Offers:

A competitive salary and equity package in a high-growth, well-funded startup with massive traction
Excellent health, vision, and dental benefits (U.S. Only)
A remote-first culture that allows for flexible hours (We were big on remote before COVID!)
A relaxed and flexible PTO policy and paid parental leave
401(k) (U.S. Only)
LinkedIn Learning subscription with unlimited access to thousands of expert-led online courses
Team retreats and events to connect with fun, talented coworkers
Consistent modeling of our company’s core values
The ability to help millions of students and teachers and address a critical societal need

About NoRedInk:

NoRedInk helps students in over 60% of US school districts become better writers. Our deeply engaging, adaptive curriculum personalizes exercises to kids' interests, guides them through the writing process with instructional support, and boosts their skills through targeted practice. Students have completed over 10 billion exercises on our site, and our mission is to help all students harness the power of the written word.

Check out our press page, including our 2-minute pitch on NBC and articles in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

NoRedInk believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. At NoRedInk, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

*Note: Agencies or other third-party recruiters may not submit unsolicited candidate resumes or their information to any NoRedInk employee, including a NoRedInk Recruiter, unless a contract is signed and you are given permission by the Talent Acquisition team to work on a job opening.

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NoRedInk

NoRedInk’s mission is to help all students harness the power of the written word, and we currently help students in over 60% of US school districts become better writers. Our adaptive writing curriculum engages students with exercises based on their interests, guides them through the writing process with instructional support, and boosts their skills through targeted practice. To date, learners have completed over 10 billion writing exercises on our site.

Founded by a high school English teacher, NoRedInk is led by an experienced team of educators, technologists, and language evangelists. We’re backed by top-tier investors, including Susquehanna Growth Equity, True Ventures, ReThink Education, Google Ventures, and GSV. Check out our 2021 coverage in Business Wire, earlier articles about us in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes, or our founder’s 2-minute pitch on NBC when first launching the company in 2012.

We are a team of 155 people with a deep commitment to unlocking every writer’s potential. We are a fully remote team with a strong culture.