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Senior User Experience Designer

Coding for Kids

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Tynker is looking for a strategic thinker who will turn ideas into amazing product workflows that engage our primary customers – kids! You will be responsible for delivering all aspects of design, from defining customer needs to delivering prototypes and UI specifications.

Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding platform and helps millions of students learn coding. Our self-paced courses and creativity tools guide them from block coding to JavaScript, Swift and and Python. Tynker's mission is to provide every child with solid foundations in STEM, programming and critical thinking skills to prepare them to become better architects of their future world.

Primary Tasks:
  • Design user interaction models, user flows and user interfaces
  • Define experiences across mediums – web, touch tablets, and phone
  • Collaborate with the executive team on strategy, roadmap and direction
  • Incorporate feedback from customers, developers and design team members

Main requirements

  • 5+ years experience designing user interfaces for web-based applications
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design
  • Ability to deliver simple, balanced designs: Lo-fi and hi-fi prototyping skills
  • Expertise in user-centered design methods and best practices
  • Expertise using workflow and wireframe tools such as Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or Visio
  • Expertise generating interactive prototypes
  • A diverse web-based portfolio that showcases your work

Nice to have

  • Experience working with children’s products and services is a plus
  • Technical background with intimate knowledge of Web standards - HTML, CSS, Javascript is a plus
  • Experience with game and level design a plus
  • Deep familiarity with iOS, Android, and/or Windows 8 design standards


  • Very competitive pay
  • Employee equity plan
  • Flexible schedule, part-time remote available
  • Standing desks, 4K monitors, customizable dev env
  • Work from home policies

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