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Mentor - UI/UX Design Course (Part-Time/Online)

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The Opportunity

Springboard runs an online, self-paced UI/UX Design Career Track in which participants learn with the help of a curated curriculum and 1-1 guidance from an expert mentor. Our mentor community is the biggest strength of our programs with a Net Promoter Score rated as world class.

If you are as passionate about mentoring as you are about UX and UI, and can give a few hours per week in return for an honorarium, we would love to hear from you.

Please reach out to us with any questions at mentors@springboard.com :-)

The Program:

  • Completely online
  • Self-paced
  • Students become proficient in UI/UX with the help of a curated online curriculum, an industry design project, and project-based deliverables
  • Coursework is made up of 700+ hour expert-curated curriculum
  • On average, students finish in 9 months
  • Students are working professionals from all over the world, dedicated to switching careers into UI/UX Design
  • Students have a weekly 30-minute checkin with their mentor to discuss questions, projects, and career advice!
  • Students communicate with mentors outside of calls on an as-needed basis to support learning and career objectives

You:

  • Are as passionate about teaching design as about design itself
  • Are proficient in the topics covered in our UI/UX Design Career Track (we are looking for designers who have equal experience in UI and UX)
  • Have at least 3 years of relevant work experience, and a high quality portfolio to showcasing your UI and UX skills
  • Are available for weekly, 30-minute video check-ins for each student to help them set and achieve learning goals, provide feedback, and help them move towards getting a job
  • Are available outside of weekly calls for each student to review projects and answer questions as needed
  • Have experience critiquing work, in particular giving meaningful feedback on visual/UI design, and be able to think on your feet quickly
  • Are empathetic and have excellent communication skills

Benefits:

  • Membership in a rich community of expert mentors from great companies like AirBnB, Uber, Google, and Pivotal
  • Change the lives of students in our program
  • Help us revolutionize online education!
  • Receive a monthly per-student honorarium
  • Work at your convenience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The Springboard team of 180 works out of offices in the heart of San Francisco and Bengaluru. We’re backed by top investors, including Costanoa Ventures, Reach Capital, Learn Capital, Pearson Ventures, and the founders of LinkedIn and Princeton Review.

Working with us, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation and an opportunity to impact thousands of lives alongside a fun, dedicated and mission-driven team. To learn more about our team and culture, follow us on Instagram @springboardlife!

Healthcare

World-class health, dental, and vision coverage

Flexible hours

Flexible work hours and vacation policy

Company meals

Free catered lunches and healthy snacks

Commuter benefits

Professional development

Learning stipend and access to our courses

Retreats

Company offsites twice a year

Company events

Group outings to the movies, surfing, and more

Office location

Beautiful digs in San Francisco and Bengaluru

Springboard at a glance

Making online learning human, affordable and awesome

Springboard focuses on Education, Training, Edtech, and E Learn. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Bengaluru. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Springboard has raised $22.265M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.springboard.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.