UC Santa Cruz UX Designer

remote Santa Cruz, California 3 weeks ago
Full-time
Be part of an innovative UX team helping UC Santa Cruz create great digital experiences that are usable, useful, and easy to use.
The UX Designer is an essential part of the new User Experience (UX) team at UCSC. Together with the UX Manager, Service Designer and UX Researcher, they will help IT Services deliver more effective services to the university, and create experiences that are usable, useful, and easy to use. The UX Designer works co-creatively to design a digital landscape that considers the holistic experience of our staff, faculty, and students. They will ensure that our online systems are intuitive, and create engaging interfaces that improve user experience. They will collaborate with service teams and stakeholders to conduct usability testing, create wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes, and contribute to the development of UI for projects and applications. They may also work on larger UCSC projects outside IT Services in a consultant role.
About UC Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world. Information Technology Services (ITS) is the campus innovation nexus that supports and amplifies the value of research, teaching, learning, and digital experiences at UC Santa Cruz. We are a group of diverse, enthusiastic people who produce extraordinary results that foster a campus climate where employees feel a sense of belonging. The EXP unit within IT Services is redefining the experience of higher education at UCSC, from designing effective IT services and products to improving the student and staff digital experience to charting a course toward the digital campus of the future.