Ellucian UX Designer, Associate in Fairfax<br/>, Virginia

Auto req ID 1655BR

Posting Title UX Designer, Associate

Functional Area Product Management

Job Posting Location(s) US-PA-Malvern

US-UT-Salt Lake City


Company Information

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

Position Responsibilities

We need:

  • A creative and driven designer ready to hone their skills

  • Someone with an impressive student portfolio showing both visual and interaction brilliance

  • An excellent brainstormer who can communicate their visions clearly

  • A motivated designer who prefers creating CSS assets to spec’ing their designs

All the amazing things you’ll do:

  • Create and ideate with the design thinking process

  • Sketch, wireframe, design, prototype, test — then repeat

  • Whiteboard and ideate in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity

  • Collaborate with designers, developers and analysts, learning best practices within the industry

  • Explore and create wearable experiences

  • Work on a team of inspiring designers who love what they do and encourage one another daily

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design or related area. A combination of education and experience may substitute for a Bachelor's degree.

  • Experience in the Adobe suite, Sketch, and InVision

  • Online portfolio demonstrating strong visual and interaction design skills

  • HTML 5, CSS 3. CSS pre-processor experience like SASS or LESS preferred.

  • Mobile design experience. Mobile first design preferred.

  • Designing for a responsive grid framework like Bootstrap or Foundation

  • Major plus but not required: experience with accessibility WCAG 2.0 standards, usability testing or user research experience