Pluralsight

Product Hiring Day

Pluralsight

April 28, 2021

Utah, US

This position is also available for employment in these areas:
Boston MA, Remote - USA, Remote - Utah Job Description:
The Opportunity
Ever worked on a product where the requirements were dictated to you by stakeholders? Not at Pluralsight. We believe in Human-Centered Design, empowered teams, and the customer breaking the tie. Which means you will be working on a cross-functional team who all share the same focus: learning from our customers and using that knowledge to decide what problems to solve and how to solve them. This is why we look for practitioners who are passionate about understanding people, committed to lifelong learning, and are driven by the love of what they do.
Who You Are Committed to Being

  • You are passionate about learning and making progress every day

  • You establish a desired outcome and motivate others to come along

  • You ask questions, understand nuance, and challenge conventional wisdom

  • You use a customer-first approach

  • You understand what people say they want and what they actually want may differ

  • You actively seek feedback

  • You utilize inclusive and accessible practices

  • You operate with empathy and integrity

  • You improve the health of your team

  • You are open to the best solution, regardless of its source

  • You distill clarity from ambiguity

  • You are committed to Pluralsight’s mission and values

What You’ll Own
Product Designers:

  • Defining, prioritizing, and delivering outcomes with your team

  • Discovering customer needs and balancing those with business objectives

  • Preparing for and conducting user research along with the product manager

  • Collaborating with the team to determine an appropriate solution based on research

  • Creating concepts, wireframes, designs, and prototypes for testing, experimentation and development

  • Defining the information architecture, the interactions, and the visual design

  • Helping the team reflect and improve on how they work

Product Managers:

  • Driving product mission, vision and strategy that aligns to business and go-to-market strategy

  • Defining, prioritizing, and delivering outcomes with your team

  • Discovering customer needs and balancing those with business objectives

  • Understanding the competition and how your area of the product adds value to the greater platform

  • Designing research strategies to test proposed solutions cost-effectively

  • Facilitating product design, engineering and stakeholders through problem solving to create innovative solutions that are viable, desirable, and feasible

  • Communicating plans, progress, goals, and roadblocks to stakeholders

  • Helping the team reflect and improve on how they work

  • Resolving and reducing issues in collaboration with engineering

Experience You’ll Need
Product Designers:

  • 3+ years of user experience design and visual design for software or other complex GUI experiences

  • A strong understanding of user research and human-centered design

  • An analytical approach to testing new features

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven ability to speak on a technical level and communicate clearly with developers and engineers

  • Strong interest in the learning, and in improving how consumers consume and interact with content

  • Please include a link to your design portfolio on your resume.

Product Managers:

  • 3-5 years of product experience (in a technical area is a bonus)

  • Experience collaborating with contract engineering teams and communicating on a technical level

  • Ability to identify new and impactful business opportunities with an understanding of competitive markets

  • Experience designing mixed-methodology research, mapping qualitative to quantitative data, and using synthesis to drive impactful insights

  • Strong leadership, decision-making, and collaboration skills

  • Technical degree and/or experience a bonus (Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, etc.)

We know there are candidates who might not fit everything we’ve described above, or who might have experience and skills we haven’t considered. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply.
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