Oak National Academy

Product Designer (UX/UI)

Join Oak National Academy as they are looking for a Product Designer (UX/UI)

Join our design team to help us support teachers to change children’s lives.


  • Lead on the design and development of specific features, working closely with others to set design requirements based on user & business needs.

  • Support the development and continuous improvement of product design, systems and methodologies.

  • Support the design and development of key elements of the product design lifecycle including user journeys, user flows, creating prototypes, testing, developing high fidelity prototypes, and seeing designs through to production.

  • Use data and user research to design industry leading and highly accessible UX and UI in Oak’s education technology products

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the success and culture of the organisation

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required

  • Deputise for Principal Product Designer and take on other general responsibilities as required

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 3+ years of product and feature design experience in digital products and services

  • Experience as a Product Designer with demonstrable knowledge of best practices for user experience design and user interface technology for mobile and desktop devices

  • Demonstrated experience working with highly accessible design systems that support a large user base

  • Experience working in product teams to understand and solve user needs, and implement new features

  • Highly capable using the latest product design tools including Figma & Adobe (Desirable)

The successful candidate will have a desire to contribute in all areas to ensure Oak is successful. You will be comfortable working at pace and you will continuously look at ways that the team can work more smartly. You will be excellent at working as part of a remote team, building relationships and managing your time effectively.

Next steps

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the button on the top right.

You’ll answer some questions – a few quick admin ones and three discipline related, including an example from your portfolio of a relevant past project. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to a interview carried out remotely over zoom. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process we'll share how well you performed.

We are aiming to hold interviews in the week commencing 28th August and this is likely to take 45mins. 

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.