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UX/UI Instructor (In-Person)

Company: CodeStream Studios
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

**Note: This is an in-person position - basic PPE will be provided**

CodeStream Studios provides turnkey technology education resources and engaging, project-based content that help K-12 students cultivate critical and analytical thinking skills, apply creative problem solving, build confidence, improve college-readiness, and develop marketable skill sets.

We're seeking a passionate individual with a strong background in both web design and teaching to join our team as a UI/UX Instructor to help us provide engaging educational experiences that inspire students to learn, code, and create.

About The Role
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Independent Contractor (Seasonal)
Dates: June 7th-9th & June 13th - 16th
Times: 10a - 1p on June 7th-9th & 13th, 9a - 1p on June 14th-16th

As a UX/UI Instructor, you'll...
Deliver live in-person classes and tutoring using CodeStream Studios' curriculum, tools, and resources
Interact with students in a professional manner, offering constructive, encouraging, and timely communication
Act as a Student Experience Advocate, working to ensure a fun, enjoyable, and positive learning environment and successful outcomes for every student
Plan and execute relevant supplemental educational activities that support the assigned curriculum and learning objectives
Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning
Encourage complex thinking, participation, and discussion
Monitor, address, and report on student attendance and behavior
Regularly assess, evaluate, and report on student progress
Learn and develop your domain knowledge across our entire catalog
Identify and communicate opportunities for product improvement
Participate in planning and development meetings
Collaborate with clients, internal teams, and other instructors

About You

You'll thrive as a UX/UIInstructor if you have:
Recent teaching experience in web design, or design topics in either a formal or informal setting
Experience with UX/UI design tools such as Figma, or Adobe XD.
Fluent in design terminology and concepts.
A way with words when communicating even challenging concepts, and your communication skills (in English) are top notch.
Familiarity with current industry trends and best practices, and you're comfortable using them to frame concepts to beginners
Comfortability with communication and collaboration tools like: Google Docs, Gmail, Slack, Notion, Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.
An openness to change and a willingness to experiment with formats, platforms and approaches.
A team player mindset, willing to jump into any aspect of a project to fill a vacuum, no matter how big or small.
Intellectual curiosity and an enthusiasm for problem solving
Strong organizational and planning skills with an eye for detail
A desire to learn and grow, and have the work ethic to follow through on your ambitions
The ability to work an assigned schedule and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

You'll stand out as a candidate if you have:
Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design or related Education
Professional experience in education as a Certified Teacher
Web Development experience using HTML and CSS
Experience working in a startup or non-profit environment
Experience working in a remote environment

About Us

CodeStream Studios is a diverse team of passionate, dynamic individuals from a multitude of backgrounds and experiences who are out to reimagine online technology education for K-12 students. Our mission? To Educate the New Tech Workforce.

We believe that technology can serve as a catalyst to personal, academic, and professional success for every student, everywhere. We also believe that delivered the wrong way, coding can be very, very boring. We make coding fun and exciting by leveraging industry trends and real-world experience into engaging interactive content and unique projects that prepare students to succeed.

Diversity & Inclusion

As a minority and woman-owned business, CodeStream Studios celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to succeed.

Our Commitments to You
A Radically Candid culture
We treat everyone with kindness, fairness, and respect - period.
Remote-friendly Environment
Mentorship & Training to help you grow as a team member and a human being
Frequent opportunities to connect with the partners, students, and communities we serve

Ready to Apply?

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for reimagining online technology education, we'd love to hear from you! Note: You'll need valid U.S. work authorization to join us.

If you don't meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role's requirements.

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Keywords: CodeStream Studios, Austin , UX/UI Instructor (In-Person), Education / Teaching , Austin, Texas

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