Bootcamp Course Coordinator - UX Fundamentals
Are you an experienced UX designer with a natural ability to inspire and grow new talent? Do you want to use your experience and knowledge to help students around the world to kickstart their careers in UX design? Then you might be just the right person to join us as a Course Coordinator in our UX Design Bootcamps!
We’re looking for a Bootcamp Course Coordinator for the UX Fundamentals bootcamp to help deliver the most student-centric UX design bootcamps on the planet. This is an opportunity to directly shape the lives and careers of aspiring designers, and help create a generation of professionals that improve the world.
In this full-time role, you can work remotely from anywhere in the world and combine your experience as a UX designer and your passion for teaching. As Bootcamp Course Coordinator, you’ll manage teams of course facilitators and help create the most student-centric learning experience possible.
What will you be doing?
We embrace cross-team collaboration, you will likely also work with our Design, Bootcamps, Course Editors and Development teams. Ahead of you is a highly rewarding and enriching journey on which you will make an impact as you:
Engage with students through live video instruction where you demonstrate your own mastery of the concepts that you teach.
Develop, implement and improve upon new course material in accordance to the Bootcamp Course Framework set out in collaboration with the Head of Bootcamps.
Ensure that the Bootcamp Facilitators in your team realize and deliver on our mission/vision and understand the importance of the role they are fulfilling.
Implement and systematize an onboarding and performance management process for your Bootcamp Facilitators to ensure optimal performance.
Help push the quality of our educational materials to new heights—exceeding the very best in both industry and academia.
Participate in the editorial processes behind creating courses for tens of thousands of designers worldwide. You’ll work with some of the world’s best instructors and create, as well as edit, video-based and text-based online courses.
Support IxDF content writers, community managers and social media teams to bring a real UX designer’s perspective to all dimensions of our content, marketing and communication.
You have at least 10 years of experience working in UX design as a UX designer and have a keen sense of communication. As a result, you have up-to-date knowledge of what UX designers need to learn, upskill and grow their careers.
You have your finger on the pulse of what the UX community likes to read, watch and learn about, and you have enough content-creation skills to produce the kind of material that the community is seeking.
Communication is an art you live and breathe. You know how to reach into the lofty heights where abstract ideas live—and bring them down to the “street level” so our students can hit the ground running with the valuable lessons you help them easily digest.
You have a proven ability to champion and empower students, especially aspiring designers and demonstrate/explain design processes, design thinking and user-centered design.
You have a proven ability to help students recognize the psychology of design and user experience.
You are an expert wordsmith with an eagle eye for the tiniest details and a keen ear for flow.
You are used to managing diverse responsibilities, and you are adept at dividing broad duties into small, executable tasks without losing sight of your overall goal. “Getting stuff done” is your middle name.
You are a practical idealist. You strive for perfection in everything you do, but you are keenly aware of the delays that can come with waiting for something to be perfect. You know how to create great results through incremental quick wins and MVPs, and when to go all in to create something perfect.
You are results-driven and motivated by achievement and goals. Mediocrity gives you the chills.
You have experience translating design know-how into documentation or reference material for other designers, or for people outside the design world.
You know that you will only accomplish your goals through solid judgement, hard work and diligence.
You have strong social intelligence and empathy—and the ability to engage well with different types of people through writing.
You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in User Experience, HCI, Information Technology, Communications or another related field—or enough industry experience in UI, UX and/or HCI in the absence of such an academic background.
You speak and write in English with native fluency.
You get bonus points if you …
have held a leadership role as a UX designer.
have past experience as a design teacher, mentor, coach or facilitator.
are tech-savvy and are profoundly familiar with web tools and popular design software.
have experience with working remotely.