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Project ECHO has an exciting opportunity for a UI/UX Designer to join our ECHO Digital Team and design innovative technology solutions for our growing international movement. Now more than ever, we are experiencing exponential growth. In order to meet the moment, we are looking to expand our design team with an experienced UI/UX Designer who will help us design ECHO Digital, our technology platform that enables us to scale quickly and sustainably. As a Designer on our UI/UX Team, you will collaborate with our global team of product managers, engineers, designers, and researchers in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment to make ECHO Digital both functional and appealing - with a keen mind for intuitive and accessible experiences, and a keen eye for beautiful and highly-usable interfaces. If you are passionate about collaboration, design, and innovation, and want to make a lasting, positive impact on millions of lives around the world, this position is for you. Your role will focus on: Developing an understanding of Project ECHO's diverse community of users, identifying their challenges, frictions and opportunities, and proposing and devising elegant solutions to add value to their ECHO experience. Storytelling and framing problems for a wide array of stakeholders, helping them envision ECHO Digital solutions and how those solutions would benefit users within the ECHO community. Extracting insights about user behaviors and attitudes using a variety of user research methods, and presenting actionable recommendations and findings to the Product, UI/UX, quality assurance, and development teams to drive smarter product decisions Designing and delivering user journeys, user flows, wireframes, storyboards, mockups, and interactive prototypes optimized for various workflows and devices. Designing graphic user interfaces informed by a strong sense of layout, informational hierarchy, typography, and color, as well as contributing to the development of ECHO Digital's design system and style standards. Understanding universal design principles and practices, as well localization, internationalization and cultural relevancy, in order to make accessibility and inclusivity intrinsic to the design of ECHO Digital's experiences and interfaces. Rapidly testing and iterating your designs with peers, stakeholders, and the ECHO community. Communicating effectively in a cross-functional product development team. Asking smart questions, taking risks, and championing new ideas. Project ECHO prides itself on being a values-based organization. Our seven values include: Service to the Underserved, Demonopolize Knowledge, Mutual Trust and Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Accountability, Innovation and Learning and Joy of Work. We strive to find individuals who can embrace and exemplify these values. We are funded in part by grants from the GE Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the Merck Foundation, and the US Government and has received support from the NM Legislature, the University of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Department of Health. ECHO Digital is a globally federated, multi-lingual platform that will be used by millions of users across the world. Using open APIs, we aim to integrate with government systems and national health registries to create systems change. The platform will enable a wide variety of use cases such as tracking and managing learning sessions and attendances, communicating and sharing between online communities, searching and discovery of experts and resources, and much more. Project ECHO is growing exponentially, serving communities across the globe. By joining our team, you will be part of a movement that is leading the way in technology-based healthcare initiatives. Join our team and be a part of our vision to touch the lives of 1 billion people by 2025! See the Position Description for additional information.Conditions of Employment:
Campus: Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM Benefits Eligble: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information. Department: Project ECHO (259B) Employment Type: Staff Staff Type: Term - Full-Time Term End Date: 06/30/2022 Status: Exempt Pay: $4,088.93 - $6,224.40 Monthly Benefits Eligible: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information. ERB Statement: Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage. Background Check Required: No For Best Consideration Date: 8/27/2021 Application Instructions: Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application. Please submit a current resume and a cover letter. On the resume, please indicate whether previous job listed were full-time or part-time positions. If part-time, please include amounts of hours worked each week. Please also include month and year for start and end dates for each job listed. Instructions for cover letter: please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in the posting. Official transcripts, High SchoolDiploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design or related field Minimum of 3 years' experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role Portfolio demonstrating a diversity of UI and UX design and processes. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes and goals, and synthesize complex and abstract ideas into concrete design implications to teams and stakeholders. Experience in facilitating user centered and design thinking workshops with a variety of participants. Understanding of platform thinking and experience with designing of platform user experiences and interfaces. Experience working effectively in a cross-functional and geographically distributed team setting. A passion for all things UI, UX, and related fields of design and innovation, keeping up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices.