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UX/UI Educator

Join the BrainStation team!

About the Role

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.

Who you are

  • A User Experience/Design professional with a minimum 5+ years experience in the industry.
  • Extremely comfortable 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.
  • You get excited at the idea of new challenges and are always looking to further develop your skills
  • Have experience teaching, managing projects and/or leading teams
  • An empathetic, inclusive, enthusiastic individual who enjoys helping others and facilitating learning.
  • You live and breathe design

What you’ll do

  • Work with the Konrad Group Design Team to develop creative assets, wireframes and prototypes for the BrainStation website, BrainStation Learning Environment (BrainStation Portal), all marketing materials, slides for all courses and other design related responsibilities.
  • Work with the User Experience Immersive teaching team to research and develop the most up to date design skills and processes for our curriculum
  • Continuously challenge yourself to develop new ways to think about and discuss the material you’re creating in order to better teach your students
  • Facilitate workshops, design challenges, and guide student work
  • Define the educational experience of the future

Why teach at BrainStation?

  • You will join a portfolio of companies that includes Konrad Group, Quantum Coffee and Techvibes
  • You'll join an innovative and fast paced team, who are always looking for new challenges
  • You'll be at the centre of innovation in Canada, working out of our brick and beam space at King and Spadina
  • Unlimited tea, coffee, and snacks!
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Monthly socials
  • Access to all events, workshops and part-time courses

Bonus Points: have you taken any courses at BrainStation? A lot of our design and development best practices and processes are taught during our courses - make sure to highlight this experience in your cover letter if you have!

If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports education, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success please submit your resume and cover letter directly to this posting.

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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