Kin + Carta is seeking a Junior User Experience Designer to join our incoming Kin Accelerator Program class of 2021. This Junior User Experience Designer will complete a rigorous curriculum designed to prepare them for work with our clients. Upon completion of the 2-3 month curriculum, this Junior User Experience Designer will help us design amazing experiences for our Fortune 500 clients and their customers. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and hardworking with strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to multitask and prioritize. We will have multiple openings for Kin Accelerator Program Class of 2021 starting January 2021.
Kin Accelerator Program is a 3-month intensive curriculum designed for new college graduates looking to start a career in IT Services. The User Experience Designer curriculum is split into 3 tracks:
Core Curriculum: In addition to welcoming the Kin Accelerator Program class of 2021, this discipline-agnostic track will introduce students to working in digital product consulting. Over the course of two weeks, junior product analysts, developers, and designers will attend the core curriculum together, covering agile best practices, customer experience driven design, consulting 101, and other core knowledge areas that will put students on the track for a successful career at Kin + Carta.
UX Design Curriculum: This one week intensive will upskill Junior UX Designers in their role delivering digital products with agile delivery teams, touching on topics like Kin + Carta Design best practices, Working WIth Product, UX Research, Presenting Wireframes and Comps, Modern Interaction Design, and more. Content in this track will be specific to the responsibilities of UX Designer (UX Design and UX Research).
Practical: With support from senior leaders in digital product consulting, the Kin Accelerator Program class of 2021 will deliver real working software for one of Kin + Carta’s top clients. Over the course of 7 weeks, the team will work together to execute a sprint 0 (kickoff and research), and 2-3 development sprints, applying what they learned during the Core and Functional curriculums to deliver value to a real client. Upon completion of the Practica Kin Accelerator Program students will graduate and will join other teams around the firm to apply their knowledge on a variety of projects.