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UX Researcher / Designer

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UX Researcher / Designer

Remote, Part-time Position

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) at Georgia Tech is seeking student UX researchers and designers to join our Web Development & Support team this Fall.

Job Description

Students will work with internal teams to research, design, and prototype compelling experiences across various digital properties.

Responsibilities

There are projects within OIT’s portfolio that require UX research and/or design. You’ll be assigned to a project based on your interests and the project requirements. If you have an interest in the technical side, we’ll have opportunities in that regard as well (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, JS, HTML, CSS). Likewise, if you’re interested in project management and client engagement, we’ll have opportunities there too.

UX Responsibilities

  • Convert concepts and requirements into user-friendly, intuitive solutions employing methods such as sketches, wireframes, or prototypes.
  • Provide UX recommendations by gathering and/or interpreting business and product requirements, researching, conducting user testing, and iterating and/or building novel use cases and user stories.
  • Graphic Design
  • Iconography
  • Project Management
  • Copywriting

Qualifications

  • Well versed in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) or User Center Design principles.
  • Familiarity with User Research Methods
  • Experience building websites in Drupal, WordPress or other CMS/publishing platform  
  • Project management and team collaboration, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Receptive to critical feedback from clients  
  • Strong desire to learn new skills  
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Highly motivated individual  
  • Independent problem-solving mindset  
  • Accountable for assigned tasks  
  • Highly detailed documentation and process skills  
  • Ability to follow previously established guidelines to provide high-quality results  
  • Able to have critical verbal and written communication with our clients (sharp business acumen) 

General Work Protocol

  • Most work is remote. You’ll have the opportunity to work at our facilities in CODA.
  • Daily Standups over Teams
  • Weekly check-ins with your manager
  • Weekly Design Showcase (Critique) – a round-robin meeting where you’ll showcase your work to solicit and provide feedback with your peers.

 

Skills and Attributes required to be successful in this role:

  • Highly motivated individual
  • Independent problem-solving mindset
  • Accountability
  • Highly detailed documentation and process skills
  • Ability to follow previously established guidelines to provide high-quality results
  • Sharp business acumen

 

Interested? 

This role follows the email application process. A portfolio, personal website, or supporting documentation is highly recommended. 

Application Deadline

Closed for Fall 2022

No longer accepting applications

Hiring Manager

Digital Business – Web Development & Support

David Lacy

IT Service Delivery Manager 

david.lacy@gatech.edu 

Specifications

Hours

15-20 Hours per week. 15 hours minimum.

Rate

$16.00-$20.00/hour

Location

Remote / In-person Optional (CODA)

Duration

Fall Semester 2022

Perks of the Job

Flexible Hours

Work schedules are flexible and based on your availability and academic schedule.

Teamwork

Join a team of student assistants and learn to collaborate with like-minded colleagues in a fun and friendly work culture

Technical Growth

Gain on the job IT training and hands-on experience across a breadth of technologies.

Service Experience

Acquire real-world service experience, applicable to future industry opportunities within a customer-focused technology support role 

Perks