Associate Instructor, User Experience Design

Kenzie Academy is a tech apprenticeship and coding school. We offer a 6 month to 2-year program as a new alternative to traditional colleges.

Kenzie Academy aims to tackle a major opportunities gap in America. Applying a new forward-thinking education model, including project-based learning, critical skills training and apprenticeship, our mission is to develop a new talent pool and attract more technology jobs and opportunities across the nation. 
 

 Our classroom

Our classroom

 Our toolset

Our toolset

UX Design is a 6-month course within the UX Engineering track. Upon completion of UX Design, students will take UI Engineering—front-end development with a focus on visual design. By the end of the program, students will be able to research, plan, design, & build digital experiences in an agile business setting. 

The emphasis is on developing proficiency in user experience design and front-end development, while providing a basic introduction to research, visual design, copywriting, project management, and software engineering.

 

Who You Are

Design

  • You are skilled at sketching, wireframing, and iterating through designs

  • You have experience designing simple and intuitive user interfaces

  • You are able to transform design and interaction ideas into wireframes and/or pixel-perfect mockups

  • You have a keen sense of typography and color

  • You are well-versed in Sketch and Photoshop

  • You have a portfolio showcasing your wireframing and visual design skills  

General

  • You have a desire to teach students of all ages and backgrounds in UX

  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • You are comfortable working in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines

What You'll Do

Teaching requirements

  • Work closely with our head of curriculum to develop and implement curriculum  

  • Provide support to UX/UI students

  • Work closely with admissions team to help interview and admit future students 

Kenzie Studio

  • Flexibility to transfer from academic to consulting work for the studio

  • Analyze and understand requirements from different types of projects (websites, mobile apps)

  • Work with designers to understand their feedback and requests. Turn ideas into small, continuous improvements.