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UX/UI Course Teaching Assistant

Published on 03-02-2022
At SIT Academy we offer a different type of learning experience. Our education model is immersive, practical, hands-on, and rewarding! We place our highest focus on helping students make a smooth and fun transition to a new career.

Do you have experience as a UX/UI Designer or Researcher and are you passionate about education and making an impact? If you would like to be part of the life-changing journey for our students this position is right for you. As a teaching Assistant you take center stage in the course. Ideally you have a good UX/UI domain knowledge, have strong interpersonal skills and a generally positive attitude. You won't have to teach (unless you want) in the course, so you can fully focus on making the bootcamp an exciting experience and help students to succeed.

Working with the SIT Academy team based in Zurich, your role will include the following:
- Be the go to person for students,  both for subject related and administrative topics
- Handle daily logistics of running a hybrid format course
- Ensure the Instructor stays on schedule
- Assist students during activity and project work time
- Answer student questions
- Provide empathy, support, and encouragement while engaging students

What you offer to SIT Academy:
- Native German, great spoken and written English
- At least 6 months of experience 
- We will cover the following topics in the course, so you should be familiar with a lot of them and be willing to dive deeper into the others:
- Qualitative User Research Methods: Interviews, Contextual Inquiry 
- Personas 
- Quantitative User Research Methods: Analytics 
- User Journeys 
- User Stories 
- User Testing
- Concept Design 
- Information Architecture 
- Wireframing 
- Vision Board 
- Interaction Patterns + Design System 
- Design Principles 
- Navigation 
- Scenarios 
- Layout 
- Figma
- Visual Research 
- High-fi Prototyping 
- Specifications, Dev-Support + Design System 
- Gut Testing 
- Typography, Illustration + Iconography, Colour, Imagery 
- Moodboards 
- Composition 
- Micro Interaction 
- Visual Accessibility 

What SIT Academy offers you:
- Opportunity to leave a mark, as the UX/UI teaching assistant you are decisive in the bootcamp experience for the students
- Opportunity to make a difference: we help coach and place students into the career of their dreams
- Fun and creative place to work: we value the team above the individual and strive to create a working environment where everyone contributes

Position is 100% for 2 months.

Interested in sharing our passion for technology and education? Send your CV and a short motivation letter to