UI/UX Intern at a TED-Featured Startup

GrantPA

GrantPA

UI/UX Intern at a TED-Featured Startup

Remote
Part Time
Unpaid
  • Responsibilities

    GrantPA is a web platform that connects artists with opportunities. We want to build the largest, most resourceful platform for artists.

    We’re looking for an experienced, detail-oriented, and deeply collaborative UI/UX Designer capable of developing high-fidelity, visually appealing prototypes for Web.

    The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker with strong graphic and visual design skills. Someone who can create and take UX flows and wireframes to the next level, while adhering to UI design heuristics and best practices. In other words, someone capable of designing interfaces that are usable as they are beautiful.

    GrantPA has been named by TED as one of the "breakthrough ideas worth spreading". Our current advisory board consists of Yo-Yo Ma, Alicia Adams, and Nicolas Chbat. We currently have 3,000 users in our private beta. Our TED Talk “Why must artists be poor?” discussing the importance of arts and funding artists have gained over 1 million views so far, check it out!

    • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
    • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers
    • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
    • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
    • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
    • Analyze user feedback and activity, and iterate to enhance the user experience
  • Qualifications

    consist of:

    • A portfolio that demonstrates beautiful, creative, imaginative designs, as well as a keen sensitivity to typography, composition, and flow
    • A passionate interest in improving the artist’s ecosystem to the better
    • High level of self-motivation, commitment, and dedication
    • Strong communication skills, highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Balsamiq,Axure RP,Wireframe.cc and InVision)
    • A collaborative spirit capable of taking feedback from colleagues and users alike
    • Proficiency in CSS, HTML is preferred
  • Industry
    Internet
  • About Us
    GrantPA is an internet platform that uses technology to match individuals and organizations with grants and other funding opportunities around the world. Our mission is to make finding and connecting with funding opportunities easier and more accessible. Our vision is a world with funded impactful artistic projects. GrantPA has been selected by TED as one of the "breakthrough ideas worth spreading" to join its 2016 Fall Residency Incubator. Our advisory board currently consists of Yo-Yo Ma, Alicia Adams (VP of Int'l programming, The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts), and Nicholas Chbat (Principal Researcher at Philips North America).