Lead Product Designer
Doc Acq
Posted on 9/18/2023
Course Hero

1,001-5,000 employees

Online platform providing comprehensive study resources and guides
Company Overview
Course Hero stands out as a leading online learning platform, offering a vast array of over 60 million course-specific resources across a wide range of subjects, making it a comprehensive hub for student learning. The company's culture is deeply rooted in collaboration and support for educators, enhancing classroom learning and driving student success. Their competitive advantage lies in their extensive resource base, their commitment to deep learning, and their active role in helping students achieve their academic goals.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Redwood City, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Toronto, ON, Canada • San Carlos, CA, USA • Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
UI/UX & Design
  • 8+ years of demonstrated ability in a leading individual contributor role crafting cross-channel user experiences across desktop web, mobile web, mobile apps, and other channels such as email
  • Consider yourself a strategic & creative systems problem solver - able to understand a complex system, able to turn sophisticated consumer problems into simple and engaging products, able to think strategically about business problems, and invent UX concepts to solve them. Able to present the rationale for design decisions, including in the process of winnowing down a list of concepts and deciding which elements belong in the final design to support specific use cases
  • Pride yourself in being a hands-on designer - comfortable with all phases of the design process from high-level concepts down to the smallest UI details
  • Feel proficient working in a fast-paced agile environment and collaborating with other designers, product managers, engineers, UX researchers, data analysts, customer support teams, marketers, and more
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of iterating on products post-launch based on user data about how the designs are performing
  • Enjoy excellent communication skills & an effective leadership style with entrepreneurial candor, and a growth mentality
  • Contribute to our Document Acquisition (Doc Acq) team's vision and strategy acquiring demanded content and help students get unstuck in learning
  • Act as a strategic partner to Product Managers to break down complex, ambiguous problems into sophisticated solutions, and partner closely with engineers to build and deliver high-quality digital products
  • Partner with our User Research team to understand students' study behavior, and demonstrate qualitative and quantitative data to build thoughtful experiences that meet both user & business needs
  • Design end-to-end user experiences through collaborative brainstorming, user journeys, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and polished visual design comps using Figma or other tools
  • Build interactions across various media including web, mobile, and email, and develop working prototypes to demonstrate your ideas & concepts
  • Present work and communicate design decisions to partners with confidence and clarity to capture feedback, iterate on and refine design solutions
  • Iterate on your products post-launch based on insights on how they are performing in the real world
  • Encourage and grow our teammates by serving as a mentor and helping the team deliver designs of the highest quality
  • Help evangelize human-centered design approaches all over the company
Desired Qualifications
  • Several years of consumer / B2C design experience. This should include experience launching habit-forming products that customers love. points if you are familiar with design for multi-sided marketplace products and user-generated content. Share your expertise including your visual design acuity through your outstanding portfolio
  • Passion for education and social impact mission
  • Experience designing complex, nuanced products powered by Machine Learning
  • Technically proficient and experienced in building advanced interactive prototypes