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Sr UI Designer

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D02 R590

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 17887

Additional Locations: Hybrid position - expected to work in the office 1-2 days per week on average


Senior UI Designer






HMH is looking for a talented Senior UI Designer who is passionate about building dynamic interfaces and experiences that are both engaging and usable across our extensive and broad range of products. As part of the Digital Product Design User Experience (UX) team, you will be working directly with our interaction designers, design thinking strategists, product managers, and engineering teams to create scalable, accessible, and cross-browser compatible experiences that are best of breed for the HMH product platforms and applications, including mobile, web, and desktop clients.



• Direct maintenance of a growing component library in Figma serving multiple product lines

• Provide expert-level input on optimizing Figma library organization/component inheritance, etc.

• Provide ongoing design support for component updates, story work in Jira, etc.

• Work closely with UX Designers, Visual designer, and component designers to implement user interface.

• Prep images/icons for development

• Solve technical issues and test accordingly

• Iterate on existing designed components in Figma to enhance flexibility/reusability

• Evangelize Design System use and its benefits to Product owners and others


Minimum Qualifications

· Expert-level Figma experience derived from daily use

· 3+ years of experience creating/maintaining design systems

· Strong familiarity with MaterialUI

· Deep familiarity with atomic design methodology as it relates to app frameworks

· Expert in design patterns and MVC frameworks

· Experience with agile methodology as it relates to design

· 5+ years of UX design experience

· Excellent communication skills

· A humble expert with an open-mind who knows that great ideas come from anyone and enjoys learning from and collaborating with others to deliver best-in-class experiences


Desired Qualifications

· 7+ years front-end development for web-based, mobile, and desktop software applications

· Proficient in Figma, Jira, Photoshop, and Illustrator

· Human factors training, including an understanding of user-centered design and UX best practices.


Travel Required

No travel is required for the position.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is committed to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities and we aim to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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