Ironhack Netherlands

Ironhack is an education startup that was founded to disrupt the way we learn about technology.

Lead Teacher UX / UI Design


Ironhack Netherlands


Lead Teacher UX / UI Design

A Teacher for UX / UI Design Bootcamp

About the job

We’re looking for a Lead Instructor for our UX/UI Design Bootcamp, with a passion for UX/UI design, an eye for beautiful UI and also a passion for sharing their knowledge with the next generation of UX/UI designers.

You need to be a strong communicator and very patient -- you’ll need to be able to explain abstract concepts to first-time designers, and walk them through the entire design process.
We really look for someone with deep technical knowledgeexperience on real projects and passion for sharing their knowledge. A large part of the job is about being able to share your knowledge and transmit it to future designers.

The Lead Teacher will be responsible for:

  • Managing the academic experience of an Ironhack Bootcamp (from student selection to graduation)
  • Teaching at our Amsterdam Campus
  • Supervising and managing your Teaching Assistants
  • Working with the Ironhack education team to improve the UX/UI curriculum and teaching practices.

About you

  • 5+ years of design experience in the UX/UI industry, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Technologies & skills with a good understanding of:

    • UX design process and design thinking methodology
    • UX/UI best practices
    • Experience with Design Sprints
    • UX strategy & research
    • Information Architecture
    • Design patterns and heuristics (UI)
    • Strong visual design skills
    • Typography, colors, layouts, grids, style guides
    • Proficient with SKETCH design software
    • Familiar with tools like Miro
    • Familiar with scalable design systems
    • Prototyping tools - InVision/Marvel
    • Usability testing

  • Other useful skills (bonus points):

    • Experience with Invision Studio or Principle
    • HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
    • Experience working with Developers - Agile methodology

  • Passion for education: although we don’t require previous formal teaching experience, we’re looking for people that enjoy teaching/mentoring others and that are involved in the UX/UI design community
  • Great organizational skills and familiar with tools like Notion and Google Drive
  • Experience managing and keeping a team motivated. Can-do attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Passion for feedback and mentorship
  • Flexibility: no 9-5 mentality
  • Great time management skills and punctual
  • Great communication skills and an ability to capture people’s attention :)
  • Fluent in English

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Ironhack Netherlands

Ironhack is an education startup that was founded to disrupt the way we learn about technology.