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Pearson Senior Product Designer in Boston, United Kingdom

Senior Product Designer - ( 2110440 )



Pearson is a design-centric product company whose mission is to have a direct relationship with millions of lifelong learners. As the the world’s leading learning company with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries, we provide content, assessment, and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. We are committed to helping equip learners with the skills they need to enhance their employability prospects and to succeed in the changing world of work. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Senior UX Product Designer

We’re looking for a Senior Product Designer with a strong UX background to champion the strategic thinking and to launch several new features for learners. You'll partner closely with content, product, and engineering teams and will be responsible for improving the current experience, but also defining the North Star vision. You will be challenged in an organization that values vision, execution, and persistence. You will take ownership of our product by solving complex problems in simple, elegant ways. Product Designers at Pearson are embedded within product teams that are deeply collaborative, and each member is directly responsible for the team’s success.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build the user experience and detailed execution of a specific area of the product

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams from concept through delivery and beyond

  • Help shape the team’s roadmap by understanding and advocating for user needs

  • Help define key metrics to track success and business impact

  • Maintain clear team alignment around goals and priorities

  • Approach an open-ended problem space with vigor and clarity

  • Think holistically about the user journey and product ecosystem

  • Participate in user research and testing, ensuring usability and product consistency

  • Collaborate with our Design Systems team to ensure your work integrates into our ecosystem

  • Be data-driven and have a desire to improve the experience

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


  • 7 years’ experience in digital-related design with an online portfolio of high-impact, relevant visual design work

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a design and/ or HCI related field

  • Strong business acumen and experience in partnering directly with UX Product designers and Front End Developers

  • Excellent communication, self management, and organizational skills

  • Highly collaborative in nature and commanding a positive mindset

  • Proven experience in...

  • Consumer-grade apps and websites

  • Journey mapping, wireframes, decision trees, and information architecture

  • Current design tools including Figma, Sketch, and Adobe

  • Explaining design rationale concisely and effectively

  • Working with design systems

  • Agile, lean UX, and mobile first

  • Understanding the relationship of visual, interaction, and content disciplines

  • Currency of design trends in mobile, web, and motion design

  • Experience of digital educational content (desirable)


Primary Location : GB-GB-Boston

Other Locations : US-IL-Chicago, US-CA-San Francisco, US-NC-Durham, US-NJ-Hoboken, US-NY-New York

Work Locations :

US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River

221 River Street


Job : Product Management

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : Jul 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Aug 21, 2021

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2110440