UI/UX Design Lead Instructor at HackerU (Remote)
Are you passionate about design? Are you eager to change the lives of individuals seeking to break into the UI/UX world by sharing your experience, expertise, skills and knowledge? Do you want to play a vital role in delivering a cutting-edge, fully-vetted design and technology curriculum? If so, let us introduce you to ThriveDX!
ThriveDX (formally HackerU) is a Global leader - on the cutting edge of digital skills training and transformation. For more than a decade, we have trained thousands of industry experts as well as governments, military, intelligence, law enforcement agencies and top tier enterprises.
Originally founded in Israel, ThriveDX brings a depth of experience and knowledge to partner with continuing education programs, preparing learners and helping them gain employment in a rapidly growing digital workforce. From top universities like University of Miami, University of Michigan, New York University and California State University we provide a turnkey solution that propels students into meaningful careers. Through these partnerships ThriveDX is working to uplift learners of all socioeconomic backgrounds to close the global digital skills gap one student at a time.
We are looking for seasoned industry professionals to be UI/UX Design Instructors to join us at ThriveDX. You will serve as an educator and point of contact with the operations & curriculum teams. As part of your position, you will teach design with a focus on preparing students to learn, build and apply the skills and knowledge they need to land a position in the UI/UX field.
Who You Are
Our ideal candidate must be highly experienced in UI or UX theory and application. This person must be passionate about design and even more dedicated to giving our students the highest quality education and training required to land entry-level design jobs upon graduation from the program. The ideal person would have experience with curriculum development, methodology, content, and delivery of interactive, facilitation-based training utilizing multiple teaching platforms including classroom (currently remote), hands-on, and self-directed instruction 2 nights a week and 1 day over the weekend.
- Provide our students with engaging lectures and demonstrations
- Incorporate personalized examples that illustrate how design concepts are applied
- Manage and coach a team of Assistant Instructors and Teaching Assistants
- Captivate students with active discussions and hands-on demos
- Provide empathetic and supportive spaces for students to excel
- Mentor students, offering productive feedback throughout the course
- Partner with the curriculum team by providing suggestions for continuous improvement
- Grade course projects in a timely manner
- UI/UX Design experience in various domains
- Experience in leading diverse teams or mentoring
- Previous experience teaching, presenting, facilitating, or instructing preferred
- Cross-functional collaboration with various stakeholders
- Enthusiastic about education and student success
- Passionate about diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and design ethics
Different is Good - At ThriveDX, we are a diverse, global family of lifelong learners, innovators, and education advocates.
Community is Everything - Passion, enthusiasm, and support is interwoven into the fabric of our growing community of lifelong learners.
We Courageously Make Change- We’re not afraid to ask the big questions and then work to create the solutions.
We deliver on our Promises - We hold ourselves accountable for all that we do, for every partner we serve and every learner we support.
Excellence is the only Option- Because we are passionate about education, technology, and advancement for our global community, we expect nothing but the very best from ourselves, our products, and the experiences we provide.
Your Success is our Success
If you are an exceptional team player who is ready to break down walls and forge into uncharted territories with a team of ambitious, passionate and like-minded individuals, then this role and this company is for you! Self-starters with a “deploy on day one” mindset who have the confidence and ability to bring substantial value to the organization on an immediate and continued basis are the perfect match for us. We are a team dedicated to changing-lives with a work hard – play hard attitude, who value individual contributions towards the collective goal and we cannot wait to meet the next member of our team!