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BetterLesson seeks UI/UX Designer

October 10, 2013

BetterLesson, UI/UX Designer

About Us:

With over 300,000 monthly visitors, BetterLesson is the leading place for teachers to share high quality lessons and best practices.  We are dramatically changing the education landscape by providing every teacher in the world with access to amazing curriculum and professional support.

Over the past year, we have received over $7M in funding through our partnerships with the Gates Foundation and the National Education Association (and their 1.6M teachers).

Your Role:

We’re looking for someone with a strong passion for UI/UX design to help us create a highly compelling user experience for our community of teachers.  We are in the process of a major product update and are looking for someone to drive the aesthetic design and creative direction of BetterLesson as well as actively contribute to day-to-day UI/UX design and decision making.

Big perk:

We’re a small team and you will have a huge impact on our product strategy and execution.

Our Ideal Candidate has a:

  • Strong user-centric design approach
  • Passion for making the complex simple
  • Experience collaborating with front and back-end developers
  • Very strong written/verbal skills
  • Desire to lead UX testing
  • Comfort with wireframing, be it on napkins, whiteboards, or using software tools
  • Understanding of responsive design
  • Hands-on CSS3/HTML5 familiarity
  • Familiarity with Lean/Agile methodologies

What We Can Offer You:

  • Opportunity to work with an awesome team solving important problems
  • Competitive salary
  • Full health benefits
  • Generous equity
  • Great office in Kendall Square
  • Many permutations of high quality dark chocolate, nuts, and dried fruit
  • Flexible schedule and vacation policy
  • Fun/Weird/Weirdly Fun weekly team get togethers
  • Chance to spend everyday improving the lives of teachers

If this gets you fired up, please send an email expressing interest to

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