Senior Designer

Department: Design
Location: Flexible
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Want to design the ultimate solutions for 1.5 Billion English learners around the world? Join Elsa, an artificial intelligence-powered app that teaches people to speak English with less accent. We’re on a mission to help people to speak English with confidence, and empower them to reach their potential. Since launching in 2016, we grew organically to over 2 million users worldwide. We are seeking a Senior Product Designer with a passion for language education to help bring amazing machine learning technology to the palms of English learners across the world! You will be the lead designer for the company, with opportunities to expand your team in the future. We solve complex user challenges by collaborating with cross-functional teams (product, customer support, engineering) to develop solutions in an agile engineering environment. Elsa has offices in Silicon Valley (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), and Saigon (Vietnam).


  • Design intuitive and engaging interactions for iOS, Android, and web platforms
  • Apply creative ideas and inspiration from the world of game-design
  • Break any design problem down into viable actionable chunks and solve them with clarity
  • Create and ensure a consistent Elsa brand across iOS, Android, and web platforms
  • Execute on all parts of the design process: design direction, user-research, ideation, flows, mockups, visual design, spec & asset production, usability testing
  • Work with a remote team (located in Silicon Valley, Portugal, and Vietnam)
  • Provide strategic design thinking and leadership


  • Demonstrated success with 5+ years in mobile consumer apps and gaming apps; proven track record of delivering high-quality designs
  • Passion for designing engaging experiences that appeal to an international audience
  • Strong ability to recognize use-cases, including happy path and edge case, and incorporate them into designs
  • Deep understanding of UX design patterns for mobile and mobile games
  • Experience with translating high-level requirements to interaction flows and then to functional beautiful designs
  • Excellent understanding of Apple's interface design guidelines and Android design guidelines
  • Expertise with customer research and usability testing
  • Visual and design skills is a nice to have, not a must have
  • Experience working with remote teams; experience working as a full-time member of a fast-paced product company
  • Knowledgeable in Design Toolsets: Adobe Creative CC and Sketch

What we offer

  • Flexible hours
  • Room to grow professionally
  • Silicon Valley startup experience
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Your portfolio of work
  • Your LinkedIn profile or CV
  • Your dream job when you were a child

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