Startup Institute is seeking a process-driven UX Developer. You will be tasked with leading the design and writing the HTML/CSS of all digital assets, as well as determining design-driven solutions to our in-person program. You will be responsible for conducting user research, creating user flows, building prototypes, designing email templates and landing pages, and writing production-ready HTML and CSS for our digital assets. You might consider yourself a designer who codes, or a front-end developer with an eye for design.
Besides leading the design and front-end development of our digital assets, you will mentor our design students, use a service design approach with our admissions team to engage prospective students, and work closely with the instructional designer to ensure that our curriculum delivery is design-driven. As a member of the product team, you thrive with the challenge of reconciling complex user needs with complex business needs.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of user-centered methodologies, a desire to mentor students who are new to the design field, an ability to produce clean and production ready code, and a passion to instill design thinking with colleagues from other departments.
2+ years proven experience in user experience design or related field
Experience writing production-ready HTML/CSS
Strong sense of visual design principles
A track record of using design to improve experience and conversion rates
Ability to thrive amidst ambiguity and adapt to customer feedback
Experience in early or growth-stage startups a plus
Experience in edtech or higher education a plus
We’re a mission-driven company looking for people who are hungry to work hard, make a difference, and grow within the organization. Our offerings are rapidly expanding and career advancement opportunities are available to those who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and be a leader. If you’re competitive, compassionate, eager to grow professionally, and ready to change lives, Startup Institute is the place for you.
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