Job Description

Product Designer (UX, UI, Interaction)

Academic Analytics is a business partner to more than 100 research institutions across the United States.  We aggregate, curate, visualize, and contextualize data on the research output of scholars and provide user-friendly tools to visualize and identify patterns from those data.

Reporting to the Vice President of Product and Analysis, you will partner with product owners to create a consistent and polished user experience across company products.  You will be a critical thinker who thrives on solving problems for product users through research, design, and iteration.  The position will entail assisting in the evolution of current products, as well as the design of new products.  This is a remote position.  We are looking for candidates on the East Coast and in the Midwest.  The candidate must live and be authorized to work in the United States.

You’ll love this position if:

You are interested in being the first and sole designer at a dynamic and growing company
You are self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
You have previously been part of improving existing products and creating new products
You are always interested in the way people choose and use products
You are adaptive and collaborative
You are familiar with data and analysis presentation best practices
What you’ll do here:

Conduct discovery, monitor usage data, engage in user testing, and conduct user interviews to help inform feature prioritization based on user needs
Create visually attractive products with accessibility standards in mind
Understand the problem space using field research and data analysis
Design human-centered solutions and create interaction design
Build wireframes, comps/layouts, & interactive protypes (we currently use Figma and UX Pin and are open to other tools)
Develop robust cross-product style guides and engage in ‘light’ branding work
Work alongside engineers to execute and deliver your designs

Desired Experience and Skills

Bachelor’s Degree
5-7 years UI/UX experience
Experience with agile (SCRUM framework) software development
Experience leading discovery and user research; comfortable speaking with users and stakeholders about their thoughts and experiences
Organized and can juggle the needs of several projects
Experience with responsive design and accessibility standards
Familiarity with design systems

Academic Analytics

Academic Analytics is a business partner to more than 100 research institutions across the United States.  We aggregate, curate, visualize, and contextualize data on the research output of scholars and provide user-friendly tools to visualize and identify patterns from those data.