Context The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2dh) a UX Designer / Web Designer (M / F) The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²Dh) is looking for a UX designer / Web designer with a special interest in designing new types of Web applications and engaging Web sites aimed at a broad public.
Appropriate candidates will show a demonstrated capability in designing complex Web applications and will have significant experience in UX / graphics design, concept development as well as advanced knowledge in the implementation of such concepts in visual mockups, working prototypes and final products.
You will work tightly with a diverse group of historians and a technical team of seasoned developers to shape new virtual exhibitions following the model of the successful exhibition on the first World War and to develop other types of Web sites and applications.
The position offers the opportunity to work in an international team with renowned experts and to create new exhibitions on a variety of topics that excite audiences of all ages.
The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
The candidate will be based in the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2dh), a research centre for the study, analysis and public dissemination of contemporary history of Luxembourg and Europe with a particular focus on digital methods and tools for historical research.
It serves as a Catalyst for innovative and creative scholarship and new forms of public dissemination and societal engagement with history in Luxembourg.
Your role Design, develop and implement wireframes, visual mockups and prototypes for new virtual exhibition projects (Web and mobile applications) Follow an iterative approach that includes participatory design principles to engage users and stakeholders throughout the project Work as part of an interdisciplinary team at the C2dh in an independent and proactive way Your profile Demonstrated experience in the design of complex Web applications.
Having experience in working directly within a team of designers / developers is considered an advantage.
University degree in media / information design science or in a related disciplines Desirable are 3+ years of experience as an interaction / UX designer (HTML5 / CSS / JS development) Great communication skills Ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate methodological, organised, pragmatic and effective approaches to your work Fluency in English is required, knowledge of French and / or German are considered an asset Details CDD position, 2 years contract starting date : ASAP Full-time (40h / week) Employee status Should you be interested, please apply by January 10th, 2020.