UX UI Design Instructor University of Toronto

October 12, 2022 0 Comments

The Job:

2U is seeking a UX/UI design professional who has a passion for making a difference.  Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to recent college graduates who seek to transition into careers in UX/UI design. Instructors will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.

This is a fully remote, part-time position.

Why teach with us?

Instructors, with the help of teaching assistants; lead classroom discussions, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students.

You don’t have to have a ton of experience with teaching! You just have to be a lifelong learner, proven teacher or mentor, or love to help people change their lives to succeed.


What You Will Do:

Lead online lectures following a detailed lesson plan that includes an active discussion environment and project-based learningBring the learning experience to life by building community and enhancing relevance by drawing on your own industry experienceTranslate complex subject matter in a clear and concise manner for a diverse range of learners or skill levels.Provide support and encouragement to students as they go through a life-changing experienceCreate an engaging, positive, and inclusive learning environment for our students.Increase participant engagement using different facilitation tacticsGuide large and small groups of learners in an empathetic mannerAmplify student satisfaction by creating a positive classroom cultureCommunicating timely with students and leveraging effective interventions by sharing resourcesEnsure that homework is graded on-time, and occasionally assist with grading


Skills & Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Minimum of 5 years of work experience in the UX/UI Must have a laptop, camera, and reliable internet accessOne additional monitor, microphone / headset are highly recommendedA positive attitudeAbility to deliver lesson plans provided by 2UShare your own professional experiences and industry insight with the studentsBe able to infuse empathy, support, encouragement, and fun into the student experience

Proficiency in the following is required:

User-Centric Design Research: Design Thinking & Double Diamond Process, UX Interviewing & Surveying, Insight Synthesis- Persona Creation, User Journey Mapping, User Flow Creation, Problem Statements, Paper Prototyping & Wireframing, Usability Testing, Case Study SynthesisVisual Design and Interaction Design: UI Patterns, Interaction Design, Typography, Heuristics, Usability, & UI Iterations, Continuity & Branding, Accessibility, Figma / Adobe XD, Information Architecture, Card Sorting, Responsive Web Design, Atomic Design

Recommended but not required: 


Web Prototyping: HTML, CSS, Git and GitHub, Bootstrap, Web Queries,JavaScript, jQuery, CMS and Webflow, and Web Analytics



24-week program (this is a part-time commitment)M/T/TH OR M/W/TH scheduleClasses: 5:45 – 10pm (includes office hours and break)Classes are taught live online


Maintain your current career while teachingPaid Sick and Safe LeaveAccess to Wellness and Educational Resources20% Discount on 2U Short CoursesHone your skills by teaching and mentoring othersExpand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our instructional staffExperience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community


Hourly salary only: In Colorado, the anticipated hourly salary for this role is $47.06/hr – $50.20/hr Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

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