Sanoma Learning is the leading European learning company, serving over 25 million students in twelve countries. We offer printed and digital learning materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education. The development of our methodologies is based on deep teacher and student insight and really understanding their needs. By combining our educational technologies and pedagogical expertise, we create learning products and services with the highest learning impact.

Digital Products

With 650 colleagues spread over 60 teams across Europe, Sanoma Learning's Digital Products department contributes to our company's goal of helping students reach their full potential with our best-in-class learning solutions. Together, we innovate and contribute to an ever-changing world of education. We all share a deep rooted passion for education. Every day, our methods and technology have the ability to positively impact millions of young minds across Europe.  In our Product organisation, you will join the largest cross-cultural community of Sanoma Learning and contribute to the digital transformation and future of education in Europe.

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We are currently looking for a…

UI Designer, Design System

… to join our educational family!

About the team and product

This position reports directly to the Team leader Design System and is part of the Digital Products Product Management organization. Other team members work from Finland, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Our brand-new Design System team will be responsible for building and owning the design libraries, tools and infrastructure that help our design and development teams build great user-experiences and interfaces. The UI Designer will build and maintain a multi-brand Design System in Figma and creates usable, enjoyable, and accessible components.

Key job responsibilities

  • Create and document component designs that are aesthetically pleasing, easy to use and accessible by design
  • Define the Design System white label style and how the Design System visually adapts to different brands and services
  • Maintain a multi-brand Design System in Figma
  • Provide clear documentation and work with developers through the component creation process
  • Define common principles together with the team & stakeholders
  • Make sure the organization’s brand guidelines are aligned with our UX and design principles
  • Visual quality control
  • Provide support as a subject matter expert especially for designers on using the design system in their daily product/UI design work
  • Communicate designs, verbally and visually, to stakeholders and other team members, and proactively address any feedback 
  • Perform other design system-related duties, as needed

Job requirements

  • Strong communicational and co-operational skills​
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Strong interest in designing accessible and inclusive digital products
  • Proactive attitude​
  • Ambition for quality​
  • Systems design mindset
  • Knowledge of digital accessibility (ADA and WCAG standards), and digital equity and access.
  • Driven, passionate, and motivated individual with at least 4 years of experience working in UX Design

Nice to have

  • Branding
  • Design system experience
  • Experience with creating support pages / guidelines

Sanoma offers
As an employer, Sanoma offers a working environment where you are able and encouraged to show your best self. The working environment is result-oriented as well as flexible with a focus on collaboration. We offer you a key position with interesting and challenging tasks and excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will be part of a highly professional and experienced international team in an open and informal setting, where initiative is expected and rewarded.

For questions about the vacancy, please reach out to Danielle Rameau,

To announce your interest in the vacancy, please share your motivation letter and CV with Danielle Rameau, teamlead Design Systems: