Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, partners with the world's leading universities to help companies bridge the digital skills gap. We work with experienced instructors, innovative employers, and top institutions to power boot camps that prepare today's workers for tomorrow's jobs. We offer programs in Web Development, Data Analytics, UX/UI Design, Digital Marketing, Cybersecurity, and Financial Technology. Our platform combines a market-driven curriculum, robust career services, and a multinational community of universities, instructors, and employers to prepare adult learners for careers in the digital economy.

Our bootcamp courses are delivered via our University partners by Trilogy Education Services. We are one of the fastest growing tech education providers globally, offering an alternative way to study outside of a traditional learning landscape for working professionals looking to expand their skill set. This role is in partnership with Monash University.

Our programs have been in existence since October 2015, and since that first class, we've launched an additional 300 classes with 50+ university partnerships.

The Job:

Trilogy Education is seeking a UX/UI Design professional who has a passion for making a difference. Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to fresh-out-of-college people, who seek to transition into careers in UX/UI Design. Instructors will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.

Why teach with us?

Instructors with the help of Teaching Assistants; lead classroom discussions, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students.

You'll notice that prior teaching experience isn't a prerequisite to being an Instructor. If you bring knowledge, strong communication, and positive energy to the classroom, you're going to help students along their transformative path to a successful and rewarding career. We'll provide the training, lesson plans, and tools to support you on your journey of impacting lives in the classroom.

Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to fresh-out-of-college people, who seek to transition into careers in software. Instructors will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead lectures and educational coding activities
  • Answer questions from the stage
  • Walk around the classroom during coding activities and in-class projects to assist the students, as needed
  • Upload all class content to Students Git Repository
  • Ensure that homework is graded on-time, and occasionally assist with grading

What makes you a great fit:

  • At least 4-5 years of UX/UI design experience (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to deliver our lesson plans that are provided by Trilogy
  • Share your own professional experiences and industry insight with the students
  • Be able to infuse empathy, support, encouragement, and fun into the student experience

Proficient in the following: 

User-Centric Design Research:

  • Design Thinking & Double Diamond Process
  •  UX Interviewing & Surveying
  • Insight Synthesis- Persona Creation
  • User Journey Mapping
  • User Flow Creation
  • Problem Statements
  • Paper Prototyping & Wireframing
  • Usability Testing
  • Case Study Synthesis

Visual Design and Interaction Design:

  • UI Patterns
  • Interaction Design
  • Typography
  • Heuristics, Usability, & UI Iterations
  • Continuity & Branding
  • Accessibility
  • Figma / Adobe XD
  • Information Architecture
  • Card Sorting
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Atomic Design

Recommended but not required (Nice to have): 

Web Prototyping:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Git and GitHub
  • Bootstrap
  • Media Queries
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • CMS and Webflow
  • Web Analytics

Logistics:

  • Part time, 24-week contract (November 2021 - May 2022)
  • Days/hours: Monday and Tuesday 6pm-10.15pm, Thursdays: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

All hours include a break, class instruction and office hours but does not include preparation time (approximately 2hrs per class).

Please note: Due to COVID-19 all of our in-person classes are currently being hosted online. Our hiring process is also remote, so rest assured that you will not need to leave the safety of your home during this pandemic. Due to this, the below is required:

  • Must have a laptop, camera, at least one additional monitor preferred, microphone/headset, and reliable internet access.
  • Experience with Zoom video conferencing preferred.
  • We hope to return to in-person classes when it’s safe to do so. Given that, we have a preference for local candidates.

Other Perks:

  • Maintain your current career while teaching
  • Hone your own skills by teaching and mentoring others
  • Be a part of a culture that invests in employee growth with ongoing training and nonstop learning
  • Expand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our Instructional Staff
  • Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the community

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