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Associate Experience Designer

Location: 

Puebla, PUE, MX

Req ID:  1257
Level of experience:  Entry-Level
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Employee Type:  Full - Time 

 

 

 

Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.

 

 

Experience Designer

 

The Position

Are you empathetic, decisive, and driven by the desire to positively change the student experience? Do you believe that great design + collaboration = team success? If so, keep reading.

 

Joining the team, you will interact directly with our end users, product management, and development to define solutions that optimize the higher education experience.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Work on cross-functional teams to plan, prioritize, and deliver a cohesive user experience through innovative and interactive design solutions
  • Production of aspirational mock-ups, functional wireframes, screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements (iconography, gestures, behaviors, transitions, animations) and final asset production
  • Support user research activities, including usability testing, heuristic evaluations and user interviews
  • Participate in brainstorming and concept development
  • Leverage modern web technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency
  • Effectively communicate your concepts, design rationale, and research findings to the team
  • Simplify complex ideas and communicate with teams across the company
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

 

 

Position Requirements

  • 1 year of digital user-centric design experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in experience design-related field
  • Must have strong online portfolio and examples of work
  • Strong knowledge of current design industry best design processes, methodologies and trends
  • Experience with Sketch, Adobe products, and Invision
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, consistently meet deadlines and champion projects from concept to completion within a fast-paced environment
  • A great attitude and a good team player
  • A focus on continued learning
  • Understanding of global and inclusive design best practices, with a focus on providing design that meets WCAG AA 2.0 compliance
  • Understanding of how to design for global audiences

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.