UI/UX Designer

Do you want to help thousands of young people to realize their potential? Are you a target-driven individual with exceptional interpersonal skills and have a passion for driving new business? Do you want to join one of the world’s leading ed-tech companies, working to make an impact on the lives of young talent around the world?


WHO WE ARE

Talent is everywhere but opportunities are not. With your help we will connect global talent - especially from the developing world - with the opportunities they need to succeed and realize their potential.


We believe in our purpose in helping people realize their potential and we work hard to bring this to life every day through our vision and values. In 2020, The Intern Group was recognised as one of Europe’s top 100 ed-tech companies (HolonIQ Europe EdTech 100 – HolonIQ) and both our virtual and international programmes continue to go from strength to strength. We connect talented individuals from across the world with high-quality internships and curate strong professional development experiences. The Intern Group prides itself on its people and the opportunities we give to interns and companies alike.  Being part of The Intern Group will allow you to discover yourself and realize that your potential has no limits.


Take a moment and pause - imagine everyone in our world realizing their potential - 8 billion people. Imagine what we could achieve! This is the world to which we aspire. Listen to our co-founder Johanna Molina elaborating on our aspiration.

More about us: https://www.theinterngroup.com/


YOUR ROLE

The Intern Group is seeking a capable UI / UX designer to sit across our website and upcoming platform. The candidate will own the user experience, working with the Product Manager and technology team to turn business requirements into wireframes and high fidelity designs for the technology team to build into the future website and platform design. This is a rare opportunity to build something from the ground up -  the successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the product release process, best practices in user experience design and digital funnel design.


This role will also support day-to-day marketing operations, working with the marketing team on the company website, support the design, development and deployment of new website components to support new products and campaigns and monitor/analyse user feedback and usage data to ensure that our digital sales funnel and user experience runs as efficiently as possible.


The location of this role is LATAM. The main language spoken in the company is English.


This is a full-time, permanent role. This role reports to the Chief Technology Officer & works extremely closely with our marketing team.


YOUR KEY KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own the front-end user experience, working with marketing to create and define branding and interface templates/standards and championing best practice user experience and content creation for both The Intern Group website and future platform.
  • Working with the Product Manager and Marketing Team to create detailed personas and user journeys to guide the design of user interactions with the website/platform
  • Leading the end-to-end User Experience design process, from initial requirement definition to wireframe creation to high fidelity prototypes, user testing and sign-off
  • Working hand-in-hand with front end developer(s) to handover implement your designs and functionality into the website and/or platform as part of the sprint process.
  • Optimising website and platform layouts to support web and mobile experiences and driving overall quality of website and platform
  • Collaborating with marketing to create engaging and beautiful visuals
  • Constantly evaluating / improving on website and information architecture to ensure that users get to the information that they need as quickly and easily as possible
  • Working with Product Manager to evaluate ideas, analyse user feedback and build new content, wireframes, prototypes and assets to support current and future sprints
  • Maintaining clearly laid prototype, wireframe and UI/UX documentation


YOUR SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s in Information Technology, User Experience or a related field, Experience with User Interface and User experience design, user centered design processes and best practice user experience design principles
  • Competency in modern coding languages and web frameworks (wordpress, html, css, react) with ability to self-serve on smaller web changes highly desirable but not essential
  • 2+ years experience creating prototypes, wireframes and designs for websites and software applications and managing the end-to-end user experience design process
  • Experience in planning and executing effective customer research either independently or in partnership with business analyst/product manager, translating customer insights into intuitive, user centered experiences
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite and current design software/simulation/prototyping tools (figma, creative suite, invision etc.)
  • Fluency in best practice design practices across mobile, web platforms and devices as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
  • Ability and comfort to work at least 90% in English, working with remote, virtual teams


THE BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options
  • Generous global PTO policy
  • Continuous learning opportunities
  • The incredible opportunity to meet new people and network with people from all around the world across a wide range of industries.
  • Opportunity to get in at the ground level on a new technology function within the Intern Group, building the platform that will drive the future growth of the business



HOW TO APPLY

We really hope this role has what you’re looking for.  If you would like to apply, click on the “Apply for this Job” button above and submit a brief cover note (addressed to Mr. Taco) telling us a bit about yourself along with your resume or CV in English.

The Intern Group is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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