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UX Bootcamp Instructor

Interaction Design Foundation

The biggest online design school globally

UX Bootcamp Instructor

Are you an experienced UX designer who loves to guide and help aspiring designers? Do you find joy in enabling people to become better designers and in teaching others the power of great design? Are you a design practitioner with a hidden passion for teaching? Then you might be just the right person to be a Mentor in our Design Bootcamps!

We’re looking for Bootcamp Mentors to help deliver the most student-centric UX design bootcamps on the planet. As the world’s largest online design school, we’ve already helped over 90,000 graduates to improve their skills and careers—but we’re just getting started! Our upcoming design bootcamps need talented and experienced Mentors who can guide an entire generation of aspiring UX designers.

What you will be doing

As a Bootcamp Instructor, you will be responsible for the learning journeys of your students. In this role, you will:

  • Engage with students through live video instruction
  • Manage a team of mentors who will work 1:1 with the students
  • Help curate and deliver the very best learning materials for students
  • Develop and assess the skills and capabilities of students as they go through the Bootcamp
  • Provide constructive and actionable feedback to students and mentors

Our students are at the very core of our mission, and we constantly strive to serve them as best we can. As a Bootcamp Instructor, you will drive this objective through your work with the mentors and the students alike. This can be a part-time OR full-time role, for a minimum of 15 hours per week.

About you

  • You have 10+ years of professional experience in User Experience (UX) Design or UX Research
  • You have a full and expert understanding of, and ability to teach students to master:
    • User Experience Design
    • UX Research
    • Visual Design
    • Usability
    • Accessibility
    • Ethics
  • You are adept in your ability to demonstrate and explain design processes, design thinking, and user-centered design
  • You have held a leadership role as a UX designer
  • You have prior experience as a teacher, mentor, coach, or facilitator
  • You have a proven ability to help students recognize the psychology of design and user experience
  • You have a proven ability to champion and empower students, especially aspiring designers
  • You are empathetic and take great joy in advocating for your students
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English
  • You are technically savvy and are deeply familiar with web tools and popular design software
  • You have a reliable high-speed internet connection, and devices with video conferencing capabilities

Bonus points

You get bonus points if you…

  • Have experience working remotely
  • Have experience managing teams of mentors or coaches
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