Part Time Visual Design Instructor

At the end of this 8-week part-time course, students will be able apply color, layout, and typography skills to design a single-scrolling product landing page from scratch that can be used to kick off a design portfolio. Students will also be able to present, defend, and critique their design decisions and create a process presentation deck that shows how their design evolved from rough sketches all the way through to a completed, polished design.

We are looking for instructors to lead this transformative experience through General Assembly’s part-time Visual Design course.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have a passion for design and an eagerness to mentor and elevate other creative people.
  • You have a diverse visual design portfolio representing work conducted for various different platforms & devices.
  • You have at least 5 years designing outstanding web-based products.
  • You have fluency in all of the following areas:
    • Creating visually engaging and innovative web-based and mobile products
    • Cultivating bonds between customers and brands
    • Weaving together typography, color, imagery, and iconography to create products that are both beautiful and easy-to-use
    • Communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Teach 2 hours per evening, 2 days a week, for 8 weeks.
  • Instructors will need to commit a few hours per week preparing lessons and materials.
  • Work alongside GA staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.
  • Guide students through development of a stellar final project that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of solving user experience design problems.

WHO ARE WE?

General Assembly is a venture-backed, NYC-based startup focusing on education for individuals and enterprises in the areas of technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We currently have physical classrooms in 14 cities across 4 continents, with tens of thousands of students coming through our doors.

 


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