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Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)

Are you a driven, passionate Visual UI Designer who wants to make a difference in the lives of millions?  Join our team and begin to immediately improve the educational achievement of students in math, science, and business.  The right individual for this position will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be committed to clean, intuitive design, and have an exemplary portfolio of relevant creative work.

What your background should resemble for this position:

  • Possess an impressive portfolio of recent visual UI design work, demonstrating extensive experience designing for complex business problems related to web-based software. 
  • Must demonstrate capacity to design for people of all ages.   
  • Bachelor's Degree in digital design, digital media, web design, or related field preferred. 
  • A healthy enthusiasm for math!
  • Excellent visual design skills, including strong typography, color, layout, and digital or hand drawing abilities.  Comfortable generating rough sketches and fully polished deliverables.
  • Advanced knowledge ofAdobe CS; familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Microsoft Office.
  • Expert in design, web, and usability principles; up-to-date on current trends and advances in interface and web design.
  • Impeccable organization and time/project management skills, as well as exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers and staff, and to successfully sell creative ideas.

 What you get to do:

  • Define and apply graphic/visual designs to online interfaces, including creating icons, updating layouts, and enhancing displays; ensure consistent application across products and features.
  • Redesign and lead ongoing improvements to company websites.
  • Draft visual displays of educational content.
  • Work with product development teams to improve new and existing features and products; ensure enhancements have the proper design to meet business goals.
  • Find new and creative solutions to problems that add real value to the product.
  • Contribute to branding efforts and overall creative aspects of the company.

ALEKS Corporation is a fast-growing educational technology development company in Irvine, CA that produces cutting edge web-based educational course products in math, science and business. As a creative, innovative designer, you will be working with other dynamic business professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of students. ALEKS Corporation provides extraordinary working conditions, an excellent benefit package, and a collaborative atmosphere. Beginning salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Are you excited from reading this job description?  Does this ad describe you and offer a means for you to achieve the goals you want to accomplish in your career?  Please apply – right now – we can’t wait to meet you!  Please include a link to your portfolio and include links to live sites or applications you have worked on, plus a clear indication of your role on the project.  ALEKS Corporation, located in Orange County, CA (Irvine), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Under Federal law, ALEKS Corporation may employ only individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States as established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.