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UX Designer

Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS

Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023

"Working at Absorb is a transformative experience marked by continuous learning, innovation, and the thrill of impacting over 23.5 million users. We have a diverse range of products and technology stacks that present unique challenges, a culture that embraces camaraderie and work-life balance, and growth opportunities that encourage personal development. This, coupled with the company's genuine care for its employees and the flexibility to work remotely, makes Absorb more than just a workplace - it's a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures your career as a UX Designer." - Nikki Robinson, UX Designer

About the role:

We are searching for a UX/UI Designer to provide creative vision for our online learning ecosystem. In this role, you will be solving problems and interpreting user goals to provide innovative solutions, from rough concepts to final mockups. You will bounce ideas off and glean inspiration from our small but mighty team of
designers, while collaborating closely in a fun/casual environment with many development teams across a diverse range of products. A keen understanding of user research and data analytics are a valuable asset to better understand the motives of our users. We hope you will share your expertise among designers and product managers alike, pitching to stakeholders, backing up design decisions with articulate rationale, and adapt to offer pragmatic approaches to development. We are currently evolving our Learner Experience platform to be user-centric like never before, and we'll need great ideas and talent to bring the power of our
machine learning team to put users first. In addition to servicing scalable solutions to our Admin Experience, our Create platform for custom course content creation can use a trained eye to guide the development of a more seamless experience between products.

Nikki Robinson

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with the product management team to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off, including site maps, workflows, wireframes, storyboards and polished mockups to effectively
    communicate feature interactions.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design challenges.
  • Present and defend designs at key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders.
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback to help develop realistic personas and practical use-cases that represent our clients’ needs.
  • Establish design guidelines, best practices and standards to maintain high quality and consistency across all our products.
  • Troubleshoot ad hoc experience issues with development teams.

What you’ll bring:

  • Formal training in Interactive Arts and Technology, Digital/Interaction Design or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience in User Experience, Design, Interaction or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, or equivalent tools
  • Proficiency with collaborative/wireframing tools such as Miro, Invision or equivalent
  • Proficiency with HTML/CSS and other web technologies
  • Experience designing for web, mobile technology and business software
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills to present/defend ideas
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate across multidisciplinary teams
  • Proficiency creating UX documentation and utilizing design systems, patterns and guidelines
  • Access to an online portfolio showcasing your work

        Nice to haves:

        • Experience with eLearning tools or traditional education.
        • Experience upholding WCAG Accessibility Standards.
        • Proficiency with web technologies such as Javascript/ReactJS.
        • Experience conducting user research, journey mapping, persona building, using interview techniques and data analytics.
        • Sharp technical copywriting skills.
        • Experience working in an agile/ SCRUM environment using JIRA or equivalent.
        • Experience defining animation/micro interactions either in-application or creating. animation samples.

        Are you ready to become an Absorber?

        What we offer:

        • Fully remote-first work with flexible work arrangements.
        • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits including retirement savings. programs, eligibility for two different bonus plans, generous time off, comprehensive medical and dental benefits based on your country of location.
        • New Hire Equipment Allowance and monthly Flex Allowance to support your success.
        • Endless opportunity for career growth and internal mobility.
        • Employee driven DE&I programs.

        Who are we?

        Absorb Software is a remote-first company that provides online training solutions to leading organizations around the world. Absorb is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) engineered to inspire learning and fuel business productivity. Our online learning platform combines forward-thinking technology built to scale as our customer’s organizations grow. We empower learners to enrich their lives, workplaces and communities.

        Our values are simple:

        • We achieve exceptional results by genuinely caring about each other and the work we do
        • We’re united, and we grow through our commitment to elevating continual learning!

        Absorb is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all our people. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. In the event a current Absorb employee would like to apply for this role they will inform their supervisor prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates for this position will be subject to pre-employment background screening, including a criminal record check and must be able to show proof of legal eligibility to work in the country they have applied to without sponsorship.

        Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, please contact us at