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|Post Title:||Researcher, UI/UX Innovation and Design Specialist|
|Department/Faculty:||Learnovate Centre, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin|
|Location:||Unit 28 Trinity Technology and Enterprise Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Ireland + Blending Working Policy.|
|Reports to:||Learnovate Centre Director|
|Salary:||Appointment will be made on the IUA researcher salary scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy|
|Hours of Work:||37 Hours per Week|
|Closing Date:||May 12th, 12 noon|
Candidates are invited to apply for the position of User Experience (UX) Research, Innovation and Design Specialist.
Working alongside learning science researcher, innovation services technology developers you will drive a user-centred approach to the development of innovative UX design concepts.
The post holder will carry out research into designated areas of focus to keep the centre at the leading edge of user experience design. You will be supporting clients through innovative design concepts, rapid prototyping, user research, product reviews, SotA and SotM reviews, analysing data (qualitative and quantitative), delivering workshops, written reports and recommendations. This work will support Learnovate clients and partners to turn state of the art learning and UX research into usable and desirable solutions.
This role will involve being a part of numerous different projects and challenges so you must be comfortable with managing deadlines and switching from project to project on a regular basis. The role offers the chance to work on some very exciting and diverse projects.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a highly collaborative, analytical, creative, and fast-paced environment. This role is best suited to candidates who are passionate, curious, and questioning about ongoing User Interface and Experience Design research.
Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post
Degree or Diploma in a design related discipline or relevant computer science field AND 5+ years minimum experience directly applied within a technology sector
Knowledge & Experience (essential and desirable)
Skills and Competencies:
In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae AND a 1 page cover letter. Your cover letter should address
Please note: Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the shortlist stage.
Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment may include the delivery of a presentation and may include a test of practical skills.
Please send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ‘application for the post of UIUX specialist’ in the title.
Learnovate is one of Europe’s leading research and innovation centres in learning technologies. An industry-led technology centre funded by Enterprise Ireland, Learnovate connects world-class academic research with entrepreneurs at the leading edge of the global learning technologies sector. Our research fuses expertise in technology, the learning sciences, product design, user experience and strategic innovation to drive commercial success for our industry partners.
The aim of Learnovate is to maximise the growth potential of individual companies working in the EdTech and e-learning sector and enhance Ireland’s competitiveness as a global leader for learning technology innovation.
Learnovate’s industry-led collaborative research programme develops and exploits breakthrough learning technologies for the collective benefit of Ireland’s learning technologies sector.
The Centre is hosted by Trinity College, Dublin located in the Grand Canal Dock.