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UX Designer

San Francisco, CA | Design

Job Description

UX Designer



Udemy is the global marketplace for online learning and teaching, offering people everywhere the opportunity to advance careers, change professions, develop personal passions, or simply learn something new. Our team is dedicated to helping individuals and companies master the skills they need to compete and thrive in the new global economy.

As part of our commitment to our mission, Udemy’s Social Innovation program helps nonprofits and global NGO’s scale their impact by providing them with tools to teach and learn online.

Founded in 2010, privately-held Udemy has raised a total of $48 million in venture capital and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Postion Description 

As a UX Designer, your job is to make sure that Udemy is intuitive, accessible and delightful 

to millions worldwide. You have a passion to build world-class online education products that 

will help millions of people learn and change their lives. You will be working closely with other

team members to lead, collaborate on design issues and provide solutions to interactive and 

visual challenges. We work internationally and collaborate both online and in person, so you'll 

communicate regularly with the development and product teams to prioritize goals and set 



Position Description 

Key responsibilities:

● Understand our platform and our users.

● Create, improve and iterate on designs that scale from mobile platforms (iOS and 

Android) to the web.

● Provide concept proposals, wireframes, including following through with developers to 

see them implemented.

● Drive product designs from idea to implementation. We are not only thinkers but also 


● Drive projects and rapid iterations. We are an education startup, we love to learn and to 

improve both ourselves and what we do.

● Have fun with creating flows and wireframes; making improvements through feedback. 

Negotiate and articulate the "why" of design decisions. 

● Participate in usability testing. Document, communicate and act upon the results.

● Prioritize on must-haves, great-to-haves, and good-to-haves.

● Be obsessive about simple and elegant designs. Be proud of what you deliver.


● Have 3+ years of great experience designing web and mobile products. 

● Proficient at developing user flows, information architecture and high fidelity 

wireframes; must be able to show a portfolio of past work.

● Proficient at using modern design tools.

● Strong skills in user-centered design process/principles.

● Desire to do usability testing.

● Strong verbal and written communication skills.

● Good knowledge of lean/agile product development, mobile platforms and market 




  • Competitive salary & equity compensation

  • Full health, dental, vision

  • Catered lunches

  • Unlimited vacation

  • Commuter benefits

  • Great SOMA location

  • Bike parking

  • Company events: Giant games, happy hours, bowling nights, and more!



Udemy is based in SOMA, San Francisco. Compensation includes full time base and equity and competitive benefits (including healthcare, commuter benefits, an unlimited vacation policy, and company-sponsored volunteer opportunities).

Learn more about Udemy, our mission, culture, philosophies, and team


Wall Street Journal - Udemy Raises $32M to Teach 'Lifelong Learners' Online, Around the World

Tech Crunch - Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Raises $32M To Scale Up Internationally

Xconomy - At Udemy, Online Education Meet the Marketplace

TNW - Udemy is now teaching over 1 million students as it adds localized support for 10 new languages

Slate - Udemy Instructor Earns Nearly Half a Million Dollars Teaching Online

Venturebeat - School’s out! Udemy nabs $12M to drive down the cost of higher ed

San Francisco Chronicle - Startups put new spin on online teaching

GigaOm - A new way to make six figures on the Web: Teaching

Mashable - Udemy Puts Ivy-League Profs on Your Desktop For Free

New York Times - Online Teaching Platform Udemy Raises $1M, Still Too Cool for School

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