UX Designer

March 8, 2023

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Location: Remote U.S.

ISKME is hiring a part-time user experience designer to develop user interaction flows and designs for an educational digital library platform. This position will be onboarded as a part time 6 month contractor role, with the possibility of renewal or full hire at the end of the contract period.

This position will work as part of a cross functional team, and should be comfortable conceptualizing and building UX designs utilizing qualitative research data, customer feedback, and platform analytics. We are a small team that utilizes an agile scrum framework for research, design, and development. The contractor should be comfortable working across multiple projects in a fast paced environment, communicating and collaborating with engineering, product management, and research.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing UX flows based on user feedback and product and feature requirements
  • Responsible for delivering and iterating on UX design assets at all stages of the design process from low fi wireframes to high fi prototypes that are ready for development
  • Actively contributes to Backlog Refinement with Product Owner and Architect to align UX design work with business goals, user goals and technology constraints.
  • Responsible for understanding the customer goals based on personas
  • Responsible for developing and documenting style guides and other design best practices, including accessibility
  • Responsible for graphic design requests such as cropping images, recoloring images, creating graphics, defining image sizing/proportions


  • 3-5 years experience working in UX Design or Development
  • Associates Degree or other certificate of completion for UX/design focused program
  • Demonstrated ability to create UX workflows and visual designs from product requirements or research documents
  • Experience working with agile/scrum teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with both technical and business oriented stakeholders
  • Basic proficiency in HTML and CSS (familiarity with React/other frontend frameworks a strong plus)

Compensation: $40-$50/hr based on experience/qualifications

Apply: Email jobs@iskme.org with the following items

  • A current CV or resume
  • A portfolio (or other work samples) showcasing previous design work with accompanying user stories/product requirement documents (we understand some proprietary details may be redacted)

ISKME is committed to Equal Opportunity and does not promote or discriminate against any person, population group, or organization and is committed through its employment and hiring practices as well as in its provision of services to ensure that all employees and applicants as well as others receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical appearance, education background, language, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.