UX/UI Designer

Bedrock Learning

From June 2022 we are piloting a 4 day work week (32hrs) at 100% pay!

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the UK ⚠️

Location: Remote, United Kingdom

Salary: £45,000-£55,000 DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Team: Digital, Data & Technology

Supported by: Head of Product

Closing date: Tuesday 6th August

Start date: TBC

Job Overview

Are you an experienced UX/UI designer who enjoys being part of a collaborative team? Bedrock Learning has an opportunity for a UX/UI designer to help transform outcomes with captivating, aspirational PedTech. Reporting to the Head of Product, this is an opportunity to work in a team committed to using technology to improve literacy. You will play a pivotal role in driving the design and enhancement of our innovative educational products. Working with our team requires a blend of insight and technical skills, as you will be translating real-world problems into user-friendly designs, features, and prototypes. You will partner with industry experts and collaborate with a product development team to enhance the Bedrock Learning platform, providing transformative learning experiences and actionable data for schools.

Who are we and what drives us?

Bedrock Learning is an innovative education technology scale-up, transforming learning through literacy. Our cutting-edge platform teaches and helps hundreds of thousands of users every single day. Discover our mission here.

We are ranked as the UK’s number one solution in primary and secondary schools, our NPS is market-leading and teachers say that our platform benefits the widest population of school learners. Schools and parents rely on our impactful solutions to improve literacy and transform learner outcomes.

We are committed to each and every one of them, whether they’re completing a grammar quiz, reading an impact report or asking us a question via support.

Our inquisitive culture drives our innovation and ensures we deliver maximum value for our users, which makes Bedrock a rewarding and exhilarating place to work.

Core Responsibilities

  • Establish an interactive design process, supporting quick feedback loops.
  • Applying various techniques, from paper-based prototyping to high-fidelity designs.
  • Work closely with the product development team to translate requirements into data-driven, intuitive designs to meet business and user needs.
  • Develop and maintain a design language and component library to support consistency and testability.
  • Design effective and delightful user interfaces and interaction patterns to help users achieve their goals.
  • Determine the best UX solutions based on customer feedback and business goals while helping to determine the overall direction, identifying challenges, and adapting as needed.
  • Advocate for user-centric design principles and facilitate workshops, user interviews, usability testing, and discovery activities to understand user needs, behaviours, and pain points.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of design processes, decisions, and guidelines.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and design tools/methodologies.
  • Continuously test and analyse solutions to ensure optimal performance and usability, ensuring that solutions achieve their intended goal.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate and confidently articulate design content with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in UX/UI design, with a strong portfolio showcasing your work on various projects.
  • Knowledge of different design processes, knowing what steps are needed and which ones can be skipped based on the specific project or problem you are working on.
  • Analytical mindset with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to use data to drive decision-making.
  • Experience conducting user research, usability testing, and applying insights to improve design outcomes.
  • Desire to be self-motivated and use initiative to deliver in line with the product and business strategy.
  • Able to take and deliver constructive criticism.
  • Focus on accessibility and inclusion when designing components, interfaces and interactions.
  • Preferable experience working on a SaaS-based platform with high achievement of customer self-service.
  • Preferable frontend development skills, capable of creating HTML components to be shared with the Engineering team.
  • Fully remote role with 4-day working week benefit and flexible working hours.
  • £1,000 yearly personal allowance for training and development.
  • Annual pay increase.
  • Comprehensive private medical cover for you, your partner, and any children for whom you are the legal guardian, including: GP services, mental health pathway, dental and optical, enhanced hospital lists and full medical cover.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for mental health, wellbeing, financial and legal support.
  • Eye examination scheme.
  • Closure between Christmas and New Year.

Please provide a CV and a cover letter with your application.​

If you like the sound of this role, but find you do not fulfil every single requirement, you might still be a great candidate. If you are a woman or a person of colour, studies show you are less likely to apply for jobs where you do not meet every requirement. Bedrock Learning is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitable persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, gender identity, sexual orientation or age.

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Improving literacy, we empower students' voices with our intelligent, knowledge-rich curricula at home and school.

Working Week

From June 2022 we are piloting a 4 day work week (32hrs) at 100% pay!

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Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy is 33 days

  • 33 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 85 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We have a hybrid remote working policy. Some of us work from our offices in Norwich and Cambridge (UK). Whereas other members of our team work 100% remotely from within the UK.

  • Norwich, UK
  • London, UK
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Bristol, UK

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 41 across 12 departments:

  • engineering
  • operations
  • support
  • education
  • business development
  • product management
  • consulting
  • finance
  • entrepreneurship
  • marketing
  • information technology
  • media and commmunication

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Design Language
  • HTML
  • User Research
  • Usability Testing
  • Prototyping
  • Communication Skills
  • Design Process Knowledge
  • Analytical Mindset
  • Accessibility Focus

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