UX Specialist

UX Specialist position available 

Organization:  Founded in 2010, the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship partners with communities throughout the United States to establish and maintain quality CEO programs.  Our vision is to be the standard for entrepreneurship education in the United States.  We do that by providing world class customer service, guidance and content to our CEO communities.

Job Title: UX Specialist / Full Stack Developer

Job Title Summary:

The UX Specialist is responsible for understanding user needs, generating ideas to solve problems, prototype the ideas developed, and finally test the end product with the development team and the end users. The UX Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and development of CEO+ and Composite. The UX Specialist will report directly to the Executive Director, Austin Brooks.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the functionality is smooth, accessible, and intuitive to the user's needs and behaviors
  • Conduct research and propose strategies, design wireframes and prototypes, and test a product
  • Work with development team and project managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications (CEO+, Composite, etc.)
  • Write effective API’s
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software

You will excel in this role if you...

  • Possess strong creative, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design and web technologies
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and a drive to keep skills and industry knowledge
  • current
  • Team player and work well in a team environment and independently
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages and JavaScript frameworks
  • Great attention to detail
  • Have strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Possess an analytical mind

How to Apply: To apply, email resume and cover letter to abrooks@midlandinstitute.com.

About CEO Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities:

Midland Institute’s “CEO program” is entrepreneurship education that seeks to prepare people, especially youth, to be responsible, innovative individuals. We believe CEO serves as a tool to transform young people into entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers who contribute to economic development and sustainable communities.

About Midland Institute:

The Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship is a non-profit that provides tools, training, technology, materials, content, mentoring, and best practices for all CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) programs nationwide.