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Associate Educator, User Experience Design

Associate Educator, User Experience Design

BrainStation is currently seeking an Associate Educator to deliver lessons online and in-person for our User Experience Design program. Remaining on the cutting edge of design theory and practice can be difficult for those in full time design roles. BrainStation Educators are offered the unique opportunity to apply their knowledge and further develop their skills, while teaching in a dynamic, project-based setting, and simultaneously building the future of higher education.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor the next wave of design talent by facilitating in-class activities, group discussions, demos, design challenges, and providing constructive feedback on student work
  • Inspire students by showing your love for Human Centered Design, and use your passion as a driving force behind your teaching
  • Promote success by tracking and communicating student progress
  • Pursue excellence in education through planning, rehearsing, and delivering engaging lectures
  • Use feedback from students to not only improve yourself as a teacher, but also develop experimental efforts in the discipline
  • Constantly improve your own skills, and apply these skills in collaboration with other BrainStation Educators in order to build the digital platform and tools necessary

Successful candidates will have

  • 2 years of work experience in the vocation and a Bachelor’s degree from a Canadian university relevant to the subject matter OR 4 years of work experience in the vocation OR 3 years of teaching experience in the vocation and 2 years of work experience in the vocation
  • Expertise working with industry standard tools used to design and prototype software solutions, including Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and InVision.
  • A deep understanding of design thinking and the frameworks used by organizations to design highly usable software solutions
  • Experience teaching, mentoring, managing projects and/or leading teams.
  • An empathetic, inclusive, enthusiastic personality, and is someone who enjoys helping others and facilitating learning
  • A proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A strong work ethic with the utmost integrity and desire to excel and succeed
  • A sincere passion for education and creating positive learning experiences for others

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Culture of Learning & Development
  • Fully-Stocked Kitchens & Lounges
  • New Shiny Device Upgrades
  • Monthly Socials & Team Outings

About BrainStation

BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training and development, with courses, workshops, events, and corporate training offered online and in state-of-the-art campuses in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver. Founded in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 250 instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital training for more than 50,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world. By 2025, BrainStation will have innovation hubs around the world, and will  be empowering young minds, powerful politicians, fortune 500 CEOs, and the newest wave of disruptive innovators, on campuses and online.

Bonus: Have you been to a campus or joined an online learning opportunity? We are actively seeking individuals that believe in lifelong learning and that have taken part in our On Campus or Online offerings.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.

BrainStation is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status will receive consideration for employment. If you have any accessibility requirements or concerns regarding the hiring process or employment with us, please notify us so we can provide suitable accommodation.

 

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