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About us

At Udemy, we’re on a mission to transform lives through learning. Through our intelligent skills platform and a global community of instructors, we’ve helped over 70 million learners and 16,000 organizations achieve their goals. Come join us in ensuring everyone, everywhere has access to the skills they need to unlock their potential and create possibilities for themselves and others.

This hybrid position requires two days per week in the office at the nearest hub. 

About you 

You’re an analytical problem-solver ready to put your skills toward purposeful work that has a global impact. You want to lead the way in innovation, exploring the latest technologies and finding new solutions. You thrive in a collaborative environment and are eager to work with and learn alongside the best in Product, Design, and Engineering.

About this role 

As a Product Designer Manager for the Instructor Experience portfolio, you will manage the team responsible for designing the experiences helping tens of thousands of instructors create and manage their courses on Udemy and Udemy Business. Our instructors are passionate, creative entrepreneurs who want to share their expertise with the world. Your mission will be to enable them to create high-quality content and support their students throughout the learning journey through new features, tools, and dashboards. Initially, you will have two designers to manage and in the short-term will be expected to also act as a lead designer on some projects.

What you'll be doing

  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Review results of team performance regularly with senior management to ensure alignment within department and across teams.
  • Prioritize and delegate your teams' activities autonomously, evaluating new risks and opportunities.
  • Partner with senior leaders to provide input on team strategy and focus on aligning efforts of your team and others towards the company vision and current business strategy.
  • Seek qualitative and quantitative data to inform hypothesis about how to improve the Instructor user experience
  • Facilitate your teams effort to solve priority problems and opportunities through workshops and other ideation methods
  • Own the solution design process, taking it through multiple iterations and rounds of feedback with your team, stakeholders, the design group and the potential users.

What you’ll have

  • 8+ Years of Product design / UX design experience, including 2+ years of management.
  • A portfolio of end-to-end product design work that showcases your involvement, from research and discovery to visual design and engineering implementation support, and demonstrates your ability to ship products that users love.
  • Collaborated with Product Managers, Researchers and Engineers in your previous roles, representing design needs and value.
  • A highly-collaborative and low-ego approach.
  • An open mind about everything and always looking to learn more about design, the ed tech industry and looking to try out new methods in your work.
  • You’re an ambassador for design who brings diverse stakeholders together to align and work together to solve problems.
  • Fluent English

We understand that not everyone will match each of the above qualifications. However, we also realize that everyone has unique experiences that can add value to our company. Even if you think your background might not perfectly align, we'd love to hear from you!

Life at Udemy

We aspire to be as vibrant and dynamic as the communities we serve, as inquisitive as those who use our platform, and as revolutionary as the future we strive to open for everyone. Here are some of the things we love about life at Udemy:

  • We’re invested in creating an inclusive environment that welcomes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. From creating employee resource groups, ensuring we’re a Fair Pay Workplace, and building a flexible work culture, our belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion (BEDI) initiatives always put our people first. We want you to be able to bring your authentic self to work because when we all do, we’re better for it.

  • Learning is what we do – inside and out. Our Learning & Development team is second to none, helping ensure your journey is one of continuous progression. You’ll also have unlimited access to Udemy courses, monthly UDays (meeting-free professional development days), and a generous annual professional development stipend.

  • Our reason to exist is to revolutionize learning – that calls for taking risks and learning from failures. Whether it’s our hackathons (a company-wide effort to envision new possibilities for our product) or sharing our prototypes, we see experimentation as a crucial step on the path to success.

  • We’re committed to creating world-class employee experiences and are proud of the recognition of this by Great Place to Work. 

Of course, the best thing about being part of Udemy is knowing your work makes a difference for people and organizations around the world. You’ve got the skills; why not use them to help others develop theirs?

At Udemy, we value diversity and inclusion and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. 

Our Benefits Start With U

Our benefits package at Udemy “starts with U” and is grounded in mission-driven benefits that intentionally align with our core values. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few highlighted benefits if you’re a full-time Udemate based in the Türkiye:

  • Core Benefits: Comprehensive medical, dental, life and income protection coverage

  • Parental Benefits: Financial assistance for fertility (including egg-freezing), adoption, and surrogacy expenses; twelve weeks of paid family bonding for birth, surrogacy, adoption, and foster placement. 16 weeks paid maternity leave for birthing parents as well as a two-week “ease-back” program that enables parents to return part-time at full pay

  • Whole U: Fully paid memberships for meditation/mindfulness, therapy/coaching visits, financial planning, fertility and family building, maternity and newborn care, parenting and pediatrics, menopause care, breastmilk shipping, and caregiving support

  • Learning: Free access to Udemy and Udemy Business plus a yearly stipend to spend on professional development

  • Charitable Giving: Corporate charitable match for eligible nonprofits and charities

  • Holidays: 15 days of approved leave if the length of service is 2 months in the first year; 21 days of annual leave if the length of term is between 1 and 3 years; 26 days of annual leave if the length of term is more than 3 years (i.e. 26 days for every year after the end of 4 years of service)

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