Technology Associate: UX Designer (Remote)


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

To ensure you receive a response for your application and continue receiving our emails for further communication, please add ''newvolunteers@savethewater.com" to your address book or safe list.

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and Associates are expected to contribute a minimum of 5 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.

Associates must be willing to attend weekly/bi-weekly meetings as and when required.

About Us:

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW(tm) also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW(tm) because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org

The Role:

  • Work with different teams (Technology, Marketing, Fundraising, Web Analysts) to define and prioritize features needed to create great user experiences

What you will be responsible for......

  • Design and conduct small and medium scale usability tests and other UX research activities to improve the STW(tm) website
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure design matches your vision
  • Contribute to user experience best practices and act as an experienced evangelist to the organization
  • Keep up-to-date with and display knowledge of market trends and best practices
  • Work with different teams (IT, Marketing, Fundraising, Web Analysts) to define and prioritize features needed to create great user experiences.
  • Report to Project Leader for the given project team
  • Attend monthly Technology group meeting.
  • Complete the Timesheet at least on weekly minimum basis

Your Take Away.....

  • Chance to develop or master your professional skills
  • Advance & improve your project management skills
  • Work with a team of diverse professionals from all over the world
  • Opportunity to handle multiple projects
  • Be a part of a mission to save our resources and make a deep impact

Apply Now if you have....

  • BA/BS or a student currently enrolled in a degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Graphic Design, or related field
  • Minimal 0.5 year of professional experience in interaction design/user experience design (including internship)
  • Experience in UX Research techniques such as usability testing competitive evaluation, and personas (include experience in contextual inquiry, heuristic evaluation, and surveys) Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Must be extremely self-motivated, dedicated, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Be able to articulate your ideas to designers, and developers, both verbally or in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.
  • Must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.

How to apply:

If interested, please submit your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org We would love to hear from you!

http://www.savethewater.org

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Skills

  • Web Design / UX
  • Research
  • Web Design

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • minimum of 5 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.

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