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UX/Interaction Designer

At Ellevation, we develop world-class software to help school districts and educators support the fastest growing population of K-12 students: English Learners (ELs). By combining great products, student data, and research on best practices, Ellevation helps school districts transform their EL programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations.

We are a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company, partnering with nearly 600 public school districts all across the country. We are well-capitalized, have a strong and growing team, and are continuously focused on how to build the best organization so that we can achieve our ambitious social and financial objectives.

This is where you come in…

Design and user experience are integral aspects of realizing our mission. Our SaaS tools are designed for educators to help enhance classroom instruction, improve collaboration, and increase productivity in order to help English Language Learners succeed. As a UX Designer, you will take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive workflows that help our users develop confidence that they can accomplish this challenging work on a daily basis.

You will work with Product Managers, Subject Matter Experts and Engineers throughout the design process -- from crafting user flows and wireframes to building interactive mockups and prototypes. Throughout the product development process, you will anticipate what users need, advocate for them, test your assumptions, and ensure that the final product delights them at every step.


You Will:

  • Develop user experiences, workflows, and interfaces for educators and administrators to manage their student programs
  • Produce detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate and validate interaction and design ideas
  • Test and validate new and existing products with users using quantitative and qualitative research techniques to gauge the usability of and explain the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’


About You:

  • 2-4 years of UX/Interaction design work with web-based apps
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate design methodology, decisions and take constructive feedback
  • Ability to develop rapid prototypes for user testing
  • Desire to validate design decisions with real customers and stakeholders throughout the process



  • Experience working in a fast-paced, user-centered design environment
  • B2B or other enterprise workflow design experience
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript


Why Ellevation?

In addition to our great benefit plans and competitive salaries, here are some other perks that make us unique:

  • Great location in Boston - a stone’s throw from the Chauncy Street/Downtown Crossing T stop
  • Ability to make a significant impact in the education industry
  • Fun Fridays including virtual happy hours with our remote team
  • Free snacks, beverages, fruit, and we even compost!
  • On-site gym and game room
  • Opportunity to join an open and collaborative work environment!
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