Educational company in Seattle is looking for Sr. UX/UI Designer (emphasis on UI) for 3-6 month contract with possibility of further extension. This position involves working closely with the founder of company + education team + interacting with devolpment team.
Onsite or Remote. Onsite is highly preferred.
Developing mock-ups and prototypes to evaluate different interaction models and instructional approaches with learners.
Defining the design style guide for a collection of learning activities, curriculum and branding of online products.
Rapidly Iterating on the UI and appearance design based on researcher’s findings from observed user trials, and analysis of remote use, including creating multiple approaches that will be reviewed or tested jointly in the field.
Designing intuitive interfaces that require zero training by novices.
5+ years of UI design for highly-interactive web applications such as digital manipulatives and games
Ability to rapidly (daily) create prototypes and wireframes based on evolving constraints
Ability to create production-ready graphic assets
Completed full-product UI designs deployed in the wild, used at scale, and optimized via usage feedback
Experience in designing for novices (as opposed to for domain experts)
Realized vision and style guides on previous high-profile products
-Main emphasis on UI Design.
-Gaming or educational experience with web applications is preferred.
1. Phone interview
2. Candidate reviews company video (on own time)
3. 12 hour PAID work trial (involving 3 rapid iterations)