Pear Deck (Iowa City, IA)
User Experience is a crucial role to a Pear Deck Product Team. As a UX Designer at Pear Deck, the team will look to you for turning ideas into consistent, intuitive interfaces. You will build walkthroughs for user tests and conduct customer interviews to better understand needs and pain points. In this role, you’ll also get to code the interfaces directly, collaborating with UX Designers from other teams to set conventions and learn from each other as the product evolves.
We are forming a new product pod at Pear Deck and are looking for a combination of skills spread across four new people. Product design and development at Pear Deck is about working as a team to unpack a problem and solve it. Your team will work closely together every day to scope out new features, design them, test them, and code them.
Our process is very collaborative and affords many opportunities to talk through ideas or get feedback. At the same time, individual alone time to puzzle or crank through some code is an important part of the work. Our teams are always working to find a balance between community and autonomy, spaciousness and sprinting, perfecting and shipping.
We are looking for people who are excited to bring their creativity, honesty, and initiative to the challenges of growing a company and creating something worthy.
Pear Deck is a three year-old, funded startup headquartered in Iowa City, IA, focused on helping teachers deliver powerful learning moments to every student, every day. By joining Pear Deck at this stage in our growth, you will be getting in during an exciting time as we expand our team while maintaining our humanity. So, if you like the idea of working on a close-knit crew as we face the challenges of scaling both our customers and our team, this is the perfect time to jump in.
Describe your career so far and how Pear Deck’s values & vision align with your career goals. If you are interested in Project Management, describe your project management experience and your theory of management. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thanks!
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