User Experience Designer

| Greater Boston Area
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Description

Covalent is focused on equipping people and organizations with in-demand skills. We’re achieving this by providing an advanced end-to-end qualification workflow and analytics software solution designed to support the largest, most advanced industrial companies in the world.

As a User Experience Designer, you will lead a user-centric effort to shape how our diverse set of users interact with our software. Our users rely on Covalent to attain new skills, train their peers, and/or analyze data to make better workforce decisions...all deserve a world-class, intuitive product experience, which is why this role is critical for our growing business.

Your Responsibilities

  • Utilize design thinking principles to build engaging customer experiences which solve goals with elegant simplicity
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering and customer teams to execute design concepts that deliver on brand goals, business goals, and are technically feasible to implement
  • Day-to-day work will consist of a combination of product discovery, design execution, customer research, and design operations management.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills. Be a thought leader who can take a step back on overarching goals and opportunities, while also acting as a product practitioner who can meticulously work alongside her peers with domain knowledge and design prowess.

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years of professional UX experience
  • Strong understanding of design processes; knowledge of what is possible and what will be hard to achieve and/or implement in a digital environment
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Ability to present and articulate ideas, openness to evolve opinions that challenge beliefs
  • Strong skills in modern design tools like Sketch, Abstract, Invision, Framer, UX Pin, and Creative Suite
  • Expertise in producing relevant deliverables, including detailed site maps, user flows/task flows, user journeys, page flows, taxonomies paths to purchase, wireframes, annotations, and prototypes that represent interaction recommendations, etc.
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS
  • A entrepreneurial mentality: Self-starter who thrives under ambiguity in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • An online portfolio of case studies that demonstrates unfailing advocacy for the user, highlighting: B2B software design work, analytical decision-making, and strategic thinking.

Benefits

Why us?

Our team is passionate about helping people gain in-demand skills that drive economic independence. In joining us, you will be a part of that effort. We're early, scrappy and will do what it takes to make our vision a reality. We’re backed by top-tier VC’s who share this mission with us.

Perks

  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Leadership / Functional Ownership opportunity
  • WFH flexible
  • Work directly with existing leadership team
  • Dog-friendly HQ in Boston’s Seaport district, 5-minute walk from South Station
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