Creative Visual Design Manager
Company: Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12
Posted on: July 30, 2022
We are looking for a seasoned Creative Visual Design Manager
with a rich background in Visual Design, UI, and IXD to drive
creative direction for Pearsons eCommerce sites. We are seeking a
strong leader with management experience, excellent presentation
skills, and the unique talent of finding ways for each team member
At Pearson, you will be challenged in an organization that values
vision, execution, and persistence. You will push visual designs to
be cutting edge, be a positive force on the team, and solve complex
problems in simple, elegant ways.
--- Collaboratively shape visual design team process and a design
vision for our eCommerce sites that supports the higher-level
--- Build a strong partnership with UX Director, Content Sr
Manager, and Research team.
--- Partner with other disciplines such as content strategists, UX
researchers, product managers, engineers, and more to build
beautiful, usable, forward-looking designs that delight.
--- Be a strong leader with a presence in high-level management and
stakeholder meetings to align strategies and share project
--- Partner with Visual Design Manager to define design direction
and guide designers to create elegant solutions to complex problems
while always ensuring deliverables are of the highest design
--- Approach an open-ended problem space with vigor, clarity,
balanced with a growth mindset
--- Think holistically about the product ecosystem
--- Provide leadership and mentorship for designers through the
end-to-end interaction and visual design of products
--- Be aware of user research and testing, ensure usability and
product consistency, and provide feedback.
--- Responsible for all Visual Design initiatives.
--- Build strong relationships with peers within Design and
--- Be proactive in seeking new knowledge and connections in your
--- Provide training, recognition, and career opportunities for
direct report ongoing.
--- 8+ years experience in digital-related design with an online
portfolio of high-impact, relevant work samples that showcase
process and success metrics.
--- 4+ years managing direct reports and cultivating a positive
--- Bachelor's or master's degree in a design-related field.
Relevant work experience will also be considered.
--- Strong business acumen and experience in partnering directly
with UX Product Designers, Researchers, Product teams, and Front
--- Excellent communication, self-management, organizational, and
--- Highly collaborative in nature and commanding a positive
--- Team player: confidence, without ego.
--- Proven experience in...
--- Presentation Decks
--- Current design tools including Figma, Miro, Sketch, Adobe,
--- Explaining design rationale concisely and effectively
--- Working with design systems
--- Understanding the relationship between visual, interaction,
research, product, and content disciplines
--- Knowledge of current design trends
--- Management and stakeholder presentation
--- Design Systems
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson
provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that
may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a
wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level
of experience, and specific office location. For the state of
Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is
$130,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual
incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More
than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in
nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to
help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that
by providing high quality, digital content and learning
experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help
people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We
are the world's leading learning company.
Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people.
We are committed to being an anti-racist---company in everything we
do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense
of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced,
opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the
norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full
potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity,
and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work.
People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable
environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and
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