Senior Product Designer - Interaction Designer Specialist

Job description

OpenClassrooms makes education and career mobility accessible to everyone, everywhere. 🌎

We are the leading online education platform in Europe and Africa, offering fully-accredited online diplomas based on the skills of the future and gathering each month a passionate community of 3 million students from around the world.

As part of our development in France and internationally, we are looking for a Product Designer specialized in Interaction Design to help us leverage our platform to the next level.

You’ll join the Product Design team which is already composed of a wide variety of profiles: Product Designers, UX Researchers and UX writers.

Your role will be to envision how people experience OpenClassrooms in terms of usability, usefulness, and interaction design. Using your prior knowledge and experience - alongside our data - you’ll provide useful analysis to improve the OpenClassrooms platform, and design a flawless user journey. You’ll work in a squad, alongside Product Managers and developers to bring that vision to life.

What will you do?

  • You'll conduct benchmarks, run and monitor user research and be able to map our users and customers journey.
  • You’ll sketch, wireframe and prototype interactive digital experiences with multiple states and roles (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Figma, Protopie, Framer, etc).
  • You’ll propose an “animation framework” to be used by other designers
  • You'll ensure that developers have all the necessary assets to integrate your design and your animations
  • Train the team on animation and interaction design
  • You'll follow style guide, branding and our Design System assets (based on Material Design) on all projects
  • You'll upkeep and maintain our design system in Figma & Zeroheight
  • You'll take part in team brainstorming and design critique sessions
  • You'll present and defend your ideas in front of the team and will participate in features and design meetings, with ideas eventually reaching our 2.5 million users across the world.

Job requirements

You might be a fit for this position if: 

  • You are Product Designer with at least 4 years experience in Interaction Design
  • You have a good knowledge of UX methodologies and a strong interest in interface design
  • You have a basic understanding of front-end development technologies and are able to prototype in code when necessary
  • You know animation principles and how to use them carefully in your day to day deliver
  • You master low and high fidelity prototyping tools
  • You are used to work with a design system in place and know how to make it evolve
  • You are able to combine strategic thinking and operational excellence
  • Curious & passionate, you see the world in components, patterns and user interactions
  • You flourish to work in fast paced agile environment
  • You are meticulous with a keen eye for detail
  • Reliability and kindness are part of your mindset
  • You can communicate both orally and in writing, both in French and English

Hiring process

After your application you will:

  • Get in touch with someone from the design team over the phone
  • Discuss your technical skills with the Tech Team in our office
  • Meet HR and team members from outside of the Tech Team (Student Success, Revenue, Marketing, etc.) to learn about our values and our company culture
  • Meet with our CTO to understand Tech vision: this is an opportunity for you to understand our upcoming challenges and to ask all the remaining questions you may have

You will also be asked to provide us with professional references.

What do we offer?

    • Navigo Pass paid in full by OpenClassrooms
    • Health insurance (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms) and remote medical consultations for free
    • Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorised by law)
    • Access to the gym for free (Gymlib paid by OpenClassrooms)
    • Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken
    • Possibility to work remotely 2 days per week
    • A company MacBook
    • A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality

    Feel free to get a gist of who we are:

    More about us

    👉 OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible for the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.

    More information here:

    👉 We value diversity and welcome everyone who wants to join us and make education accessible. We are at an exciting moment and we deeply believe that various backgrounds and experiences will lead to a better product for our students.

    👉 Working at OpenClassrooms means joining a dynamic and stimulating team, taking up challenges, meeting awesome people every week, and changing the world, a little bit, every day! 🌎

    Welcome to the revolution of education! #BecomeFutureProof