Posted On: January 15th, 2021
Deadline: January 27th, 2021 EXTENDED
SpokenWeb, a SSHRC-funded Partnership Grant, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Jason Camlot, is seeking two (2) candidates to participate in the design and development of interfaces for the meaningful presentation of metadata to researchers, students, artists and the public. We’re a research project that aims to develop and connect collections of recorded literary performances from across our international network, engaging with a broad spectrum of inquiries from pedagogy to audio signal analysis. You can find out more about us at our website: https://spokenweb.ca.
We are looking for candidates with knowledge of human-centered design, including wireframing and prototyping. Basic knowledge of design software (Sketch, Figma) is an asset. There may be an opportunity to assist in back end development and maintenance of our portal website; as such, as experience working with PHP would be beneficial. The work will be well suited for someone who feels comfortable working by themselves, but also enjoys connecting virtually with a diverse cohort of academics, librarians, web developers, designers, artists, other students, and community stakeholders.
These positions will be supervised by the SpokenWeb Principal Investigator, SpokenWeb Project Manager, in collaboration with the Digital Projects & Systems Development Librarian.
Description of Job Duties
Primary responsibilities of the position may include the following:
- Develop information architectures, wireframes and prototypes based on user needs.
- Work collaboratively to find creative ways to solve ux problems.
- Develop navigation and structure, design workflows, organize content, map user journeys
Salary & Eligibility
Position open to any student in good standing. Rate to be determined by the Collective Agreement for 10 hours per week.
How to Apply
Send a statement of interest, including information about relevant experience, and a resume to: Ben Hynes, SpokenWeb Project Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.