Job Description

Come Grow with Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

Grand Canyon Education is currently seeking a passionate and creative UX/UI Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a background in both user experience and user interface design, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating intuitive and visually appealing interfaces. In this role, you will collaborate closely with other designers and cross-functional teams to conceptualize, design, and implement user interfaces that delight and engage our audience.

What you will do:

  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to visualize and communicate design concepts and interactions.

  • Follow accessibility standards and guidelines to ensure designs are inclusive for all users.

  • Ensure designs are implemented accurately by collaborating closely with developers and providing design assets and specifications.

  • Analyze user sessions, heatmaps, funnels and other data using Google Analytics and FullStory to gather insights and inform design decisions.

  • Collaborate with managers, developers, and stakeholders to understand project requirements, user needs, and business objectives.

  • Present research findings, design decisions and insights effectively to diverse audiences.

  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX and UI design

What you will have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, a related field or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in a UX or UI design role required, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design process, approach to research, and completed projects.

  • Proficiency in Figma and in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite to create icons, illustrations, and other visual elements.

  • Experience utilizing web analytics tools for research such as Google Analytics and FullStory.

  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles, interaction design, and information architecture.

  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to collaborate effectively with developers and implement designs.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and with other team members.

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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