4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

Our mission is to make meaningful learning a part of your everyday 🧠. The shelf life of our skills is now less than 5 years. So, if you stopped learning today, your skills would soon be irrelevant. Think that’s a big problem? You’d be right.

Enter HowNow. Founded in 2019, our Learning and Skills Platform is disrupting the way people learn and upskill through technology. Whether it's finding a quick answer, learning skills or tapping into shared knowledge, we make it easy for people to learn what they need, when they need it.

Already used by fast-growing scale-ups and global enterprises, such as Trainline, Depop and Sanofi, we’re pushing the boundaries of how people learn.

Hi I'm Ashish Soundalkar the Senior Product Designer at HowNow 👋🏾 I’m looking for a UI/UX Designer to join us.

At HowNow, we value work-life balance and grant the freedom to design creatively. We offer continuous learning and upskilling opportunities, fostering professional growth in an environment where innovation thrives.

Joining HowNow means making a significant impact during our growth phase and working with highly competent peers. If you're looking to grow with a supportive and forward-thinking team, HowNow is the place for you.

Alongside the opportunities to develop and grow your career, we're a fun and friendly bunch. Have a watch of the video below to get an understanding of what it's like to work here.

Day-to-day tasks will include 📩

  • You’ll collaborate cross-functionally to understand project requirements and translate this into intuitive, visually appealing user experiences and interfaces
  • You’ll conduct user research, including testing, interviewing and surveying and using various other tools to gather insights to validate design decisions
  • You’ll create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs
  • You’ll develop and maintain design systems, style guides, and UI components to ensure consistency across our products
  • You’ll iterate designs based on stakeholder feedback, users, and usability tests
  • You’ll collaborate with developers to ensure seamless implementation of designs, providing necessary assets and clarifications.

The key things that we will be looking for in applicants 🔑

  • You have 2-3 experience as a UX/UI Designer or similar role
  • You have proficiency in design tools including Figma, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop x
  • You portfolio showcases a range of design projects and problem-solving skills.
  • You understand current design principles, trends, and technologies.
  • You have excellent communication and collaboration skills.

What you’ll get:

💰 Our salaries are calculated using a SaaS benchmarking tool called (Figures). Happy to disclose upon application. You’ll also receive a performance based bonus on top.

🏡 Hybrid working (in our offices 3x a week Mon-Wed)

💆 Wind-down Fridays. No meetings from 3pm onwards on Fridays, for you to wind down for the weekend. Our HowNow’ers use this time to exercise, study, or spend some time with their family and friends, which you can read about here

👼🏼 Enhanced maternity and paternity policies which you can read about here

🌴 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and your birthday day off

📚 An annual £200 learning and development budget

🐶 Dog friendly offices - we love our pets! 🐾

🤩 Monthly socials and team dinners which have included Bounce, Mystery Rooms, ITC Maratha, JW Marriot and many more

💡 Access to the very best learning platform out there (HowNow+) to keep you at the top of your game

What's next? 🤔

Once you've applied, we'll get back in touch with you. This is usually within the next 5 working days. Sometimes it can take slightly longer, but we will get back to you irregardless of what the outcome of your application is.

  1. You'll be invited to a 30-minute video call with Naaz, our People Operations Coordinator to discuss your experiences and the role.
  2. Round 1 - Call with Senior Product Designer - To Evaluate design experience
  3. Round 2 - Design Assignment - To Evaluate your design skills and competency
  4. Round 3 - Call with Head of Product - To Evaluate interpersonal skills and design experience

Company benefits

Work from anywhere scheme – 2 weeks per quarter
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance
Teambuilding holidays
L&D budget
💆Wind-down Fridays. No meetings from 2pm-6pm on Fridays, for you to wind down for the weekend. A few ways our HowNow’ers use this time is to exercise, study, or spend some time with their family and friends
🏖️Workcations. We try to get our Mumbai and UK teams together to brainstorm in person over a company retreat. We’ve previously met in Goa, Turkey, and Copenhagen
💡Access to the very best learning platform out there (HowNow+) to keep you at the top of your gam
🤩Monthly socials, which have included mini-golf, Hijingo, shuffleboarding, 5-a-side football and Badminton
Location
76%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
74%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
77%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
82%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
77%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
81%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at HowNow

Company employees

69

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

Shoreditch, London and Mumbai, India

Funding levels

4.2m

Hiring Countries

India

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
EdTech & Education

EdTech & Education

Industry awards 2023

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