Pratham Books is hiring a UX Designer

Posted by Remya Padmadas on October 23, 2018


Pratham Books ( is a not-for-profit children's book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India. As a publisher serving every child in India, Pratham Books has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to exploring innovative ways in which to create access to joyful stories and have been fortunate in finding partners to collaborate with who share this vision.

In 2015, Pratham Books' increased its footprint by going digital. As an industry leader, we were one of the first publishers in the country to open license our content. All this content is now available on StoryWeaver, which is a digital platform that hosts stories in languages from India and beyond, so that every child can have an endless stream of stories in her mother tongue to read and enjoy. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free. All stories on the platform are openly licensed.

We are looking for a UX Designer

We are looking for a UX Designer

We are looking for a passionate individual wanting to make a difference, one who believes that technology can be a powerful enabler in creating equitable access to resources. This role requires an individual contributor who can work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a team environment and deliver the project in a timely manner within allocated resources and budgets

We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual who strongly believes in the power of a Good user experience. You will work closely with the internal teams and other Design partners. The person needs to be an out-of-the box thinker and should be a strong believer and propagator of use of open technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • UX designs for new features and enhancements on the platform

  • Translate concepts into user flows, mockups and prototypes (use cases) that lead to intuitive user experiences. (where the screen would fit in the current website flow)

  • Create Workflows, customer journey maps and designs for requirements provided by the Product Development team

  • Requirements Gathering/Internal Interviews for better understanding of features.

  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Web Screen(browser based) and Mobile responsive

  • Prototyping

  • User testing and Documentation : testing  the  prototypes with key stakeholders, documenting the experience etc

  • Support content & marcom team on illustrations / designs on a need basis

Required skills:

  • 1-5 years of experience

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Knowledge about HTML and CSS


This is a full-time position for 2 years and is based out of Bangalore


Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with UX Designer in the subject line to [email protected]