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Product Design Specialist

Illuminate Education Irvine, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time

Position Overview

The Product Design Specialist is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product life cycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Design Specialist's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company's overall strategy and goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to conceptualize, document, design and develop new features and enhancements.

  • Create medium-fidelity mockups and work with engineers and product managers to oversee UI design implementation, while also serving as an advocate for design in strategic product decisions.

  • Deliver product specification documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification.

  • Work with customers, account management, and engineering teams to determine product requirements, viability, and implementation approaches.

  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples.

  • Assure that completed changes and features conform to the original specifications.

  • Be an expert with respect to the competition in K12 assessment and data reporting platforms.

  • Support the go-to-market strategy for respective products, working with all departments for execution.

Desired Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 0-2 years experience as a Product Specialist, Analyst or equivalent.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Technical background, with experience in web technologies.

  • Excellent teamwork skills.

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams.

  • Examples and at least one sample of an effective product or module delivered in the past.

  • Support the company's overall strategy and goals.

  • Creative mind on product design and specifications.

  • Experience using productivity and design applications (especially Figma or Sketch) to create narrative and graphic elements (mock-ups) for specifications.

  • Quantitative skills (statistics, algebra preferred).

  • Detail oriented.

Illuminate Education

About Illuminate Education Illuminate Education is the leading provider of integrated K-12 SaaS-based software and content solutions. We are dedicated to bringing teachable moments to light by providing educators with the most powerful visualization of the whole student from one simple view. Driven by data and insights that reveal opportunities for growth, Illuminate's innovative tools are designed to increase the power of teaching and the delight of learning. Our team is passionate about our mission to impact student outcomes and serves over 12 million students across all 50 states. At our core, we are former educators - teachers, technologists, curriculum specialists and administrators working side-by-side with world-class product development and other support teams to innovate and deliver what teachers want and students need – truly adaptive assessments, data that informs instruction, and linkage to curriculum. We are headquartered in Irvine, CA with 10 offices across the United States and in India. We have the privilege of being owned by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm committed to the field of education technology. Our success is ensured by the diversity of our team which benefits our customers our products, and our communities. Illuminate Education is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We offer a flexible and competitive program of benefits and workplace programs designed to ensure Illuminators are able to do their best, most creative work.

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USA

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