User Experience Designer

Description

Working closely with exhibition project teams, the User Experience Designer will create UI/UX designs, wireframes, supporting documentation, and iterative software prototypes for digital interactive and media-based exhibit elements. S/he will develop screen typicals and art assets using guidelines developed by senior exhibition design staff.

Responsibilities

  • Design of all media and computer based interactive graphics for, at least, two major projects: The Science Behind Pixar (10,000 sqft) and Charles River Gallery (3,000 sqft).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred.
  • More than 3 years of user experience (UX) designer skills preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of usability and HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) standards
  • Highly proficient with HTML, CSS, XML, and a working knowledge of JavaScript and other scripting languages
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
  • Special Consideration given to candidates with:
    • A strong portfolio of Museum, cultural, or attractions-based projects
    • Education or experience in Game Design, 3D animation, motion graphics or media production
    • Experience with responsive design and multi-touch interfaces

Additional Details

Work Schedule

This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday through February 2015.

Salary

Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.

Classification

Grant-Funded, Full-Time

Benefits and Perks

Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

How To Apply

In order to be considered for a position, please email jobs@mos.org with the following:

  • The exact position title in the subject line
  • A resumé and cover letter

Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Human Resources Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114

617-589-0362 (FAX)

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science seeks to recruit, hire, develop, promote, and retain individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds and persons with disabilities. We strive to create and sustain a more affirming environment for all staff, interns, volunteers, trustees and overseers. We value expertise gained at the Museum and encourage professional development and career growth.