UX/UI Designer

Organization Details
Organization Name: TechWPG
Address: henderson
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.techwpg.org
Organizational Description: TechWPG is a community that brings together leaders, innovators, enthusiasts and those who seek knowledge to celebrate the technology community in Winnipeg. From start-ups to publicly traded companies, our aim is to highlight the best and brightest in the Winnipeg tech industry through a series of events.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We are looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our team of volunteers as the UI/UX Designer. As UI/UX Designer, you will be responsible for assisting our development team with designing user experiences for our future web and mobile products. You'll build and promote the TechWPG brand by creating compelling app experiences and designs that are meaningful to our audience, visitors and the community. This is a volunteer opportunity to help shape Winnipeg's tech landscape, improve your own skill sets and add a meaningful piece to your portfolio.
Skills Required: You can design solutions that strike a balance between a user's needs, business viability, and technical feasibility; They look good, are easy to use, and easy to understand.
You're proficient using design software like Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD), Axure, InVision, etc.
You can create interactive prototypes using your preferred technologies
You also have an understanding with design systems/UI frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, Material Design, etc. Bonus points if you are also familiar with Flutter!
You can facilitate group sessions to keep people on track to achieve a goal.
You can interview customers, ask great questions, and extract useful information to help us make the techwpg experience better
You have a strong drive to make everything better
You are self-driven and don't require constant management or direction - you understand the overall objective and are able to achieve it
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
We hope that you can join our monthly call, otherwise the time required is flexible.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: aaron.mcmahon@techwpg.org
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2020
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