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UX / UI Design Instructor - University of Minnesota (St. Paul, MN)

Saint Paul, United States

Who we are

Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, partners with the world's leading universities to help companies bridge the digital skills gap. We work with experienced instructors, innovative employers, and top institutions to power boot camps that prepare today's workers for tomorrow's jobs. 

Our programs have been in existence since October 2015, and since that first class, we've launched an additional 300 classes with 50+ university partnerships. 

Job description

Are you an experienced UX/UI designer who is passionate about education and making an impact? Do you love empowering others to find life-changing opportunities? Then this may be the position for you!

We believe learning a new skill, like UX/UI design, should be exciting and engaging — and that starts with the instructor. You'll notice that prior teaching experience isn't a prerequisite to being an Instructor. If you bring knowledge, strong communication, and a positive energy to the classroom, you're going to help students along their transformative path to a successful and rewarding career. We'll provide the training, lesson plans, and tools to support you on your journey of impacting lives in the classroom.

Check out the program details here.

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 4-5 years of UX/UI designer experience (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Background in:
  • User-Centric Design Research using Qualitative and Quantitative Practices, Information Architecture and Flow, User Need Identification, User Experience Interviewing, Proto-Personas, and Insight Synthesis
  • Visual Prototyping and Wireframing using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Keynote, Storyboarding, Decision Mapping, and Decision Flow Diagrams
  • User Interface Development employing Atomic Design, UI Grids and Composition, Color Theory, Heuristic Metric Creation, Typographic Theory, Interaction Design, and Iconography
  • Web Prototyping and Development Languages HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, JavaScript, and jQuery

What You Will Do:

  • Follow detailed lesson plans that include an active discussion environment and project-based learning 
  • Provide empathy, support, and encouragement to students as they go through a life-changing experience

Logistics:

  • 24-week program (this is a part-time commitment)
  • Mon/Tue/Thur OR Mon/Wed/Thur schedule
  • Weekday Classes: 5:45 - 10:00 pm (includes office hours and break)

Other Perks:

  • Maintain your current career while teaching
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Access to Wellness and Educational Resources
  • 20% Discount on 2U Short Courses
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Hone your own skills by teaching and mentoring others
  • Expand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our Instructional Staff
  • Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community

Hourly salary only: In Colorado, the anticipated hourly salary for this role is $46.19 - $49.27/hr. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

*You must apply in your FULL LEGAL NAME*

Your full legal name must be the EXACT name and spelling as listed on your government issued ID Card, birth certificate, name change order, adoption decree, naturalization or immigration documentation. Initials are not acceptable unless initials are part of your full legal name.

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