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Mursion is hiringUX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 8mo ago

Who We Are: Founded in 2015, Mursion is an online simulation studio that allows teams to practice conversations in order to perfect communications and improve effectiveness. Musion’s proprietary technology combines the non-judgmental aspects of an avatar with authentic human mannerisms and responses. Our simulations are used globally by professionals across industries to practice complex interpersonal skills in an environment that is both safe and authentic. Mursion promotes a unique culture where individuals are able to be adventurous in the pursuit of improving human interactions. Ideal candidates at Mursion are team-players, comfortable working across remote teams and distributed environments, and invested in the idea that, through practice, teams can learn to be more effective and empathic communicators.

Who We Want: We seek talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission to leverage technology to improve communication and effectiveness in the workplace, and who are motivated to help Mursion lead a new solution category for improving business communication through simulation-based practice. We value empathy, curiosity, and constant improvement both in our internal operations and when working with partners and clients. Our employees are most successful when they employ strong collaboration skills, skilled communications, a problem-solving orientation, and demonstrate comfort in an evolving and fast-paced startup environment.

Position Overview

Mursion’s business is growing rapidly and we are seeking a UX Designer to lead the overall user experience for all Mursion products. This includes designing wireframes, and prototypes/mockups, conducting usability testing, and iterating designs based on feedback from users and internal stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of UX design principles and a passion for creating user-friendly products. 

This position is contract with the potential to be full-time. If the role is full-time, the compensation package would be $80,000 -$100,000 base salary, bonus eligibility, and benefits based on applied experience, geographic location, and other factors identified by the hiring committee.

Responsibilities

  • Creating user personas and user stories
  • Design wireframes, prototypes, and mockups for Mursion's products
  • Conduct usability testing and gather user feedback
  • Iterate on designs based on user feedback
  • Work with product managers to define requirements and prioritize features
  • Collaborate with engineers and developers to implement designs
  • Stay up-to-date on UX design trends and best practices
  • Developing information architecture and navigation systems 
  • Writing user documentation and training users on how to use the product

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in UX design
  • Strong understanding of UX design principles
  • Experience with usability testing and user research
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with the Agile framework
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Problem-solving aptitude and creative thinking skills



We understand that not everyone will demonstrate proficiency in all of the areas listed under the responsibilities and qualifications. At Mursion, we strive to raise the bar! We encourage women and historically marginalized communities to apply if you feel your skills and life experiences are transferable to some of the qualifications in the job description.

Our Values

We cultivate empathy

Empathy is at the core of all we do. We make time to communicate and listen before we take action. We make decisions based on reasoned analysis and authentic care for the aspirations of our partners and colleagues.

We lead with curiosity to create lightbulb moments

Our team is strengthened by having the courage to thoughtfully ask difficult questions. We are results-oriented innovators who create dynamic solutions to complex problems by encouraging transparency, creativity, and iteration. We are energized by thought-provoking conversations and the diverse perspectives of our partners and peers.

We strive to raise the bar

We see ourselves as trailblazers in simulation. Our learning theory is grounded in research and we demand empirical evidence before concluding our efforts have been successful. We always look for ways to improve. We recognize we live in an imperfect world and we embrace our responsibility to promote shared understanding and elevate humankind. 

We have the courage to be human

We are a fun-loving, driven team of developers, artists, entrepreneurs, operational masterminds, and technologists dedicated to the proposition that learning experiences can be powerful and playful. We recognize that we are more than a business; we are a community of unique individuals with a collective focus to improve human interactions through practice. It is through our humanity that we create better products and learning experiences for our partners.

Compensation and perks: Salary commensurate with experience. For full-time employees, Mursion offers competitive benefits, which include full medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k program, paid holidays, and unlimited PTO. 

Collaborate with a unique blend of employees ranging from 3D artists, software developers, operations, sales, and finance teams to actors who deliver interactive, highly immersive simulations.

Be at the forefront of reinventing learning for the future workforce.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested parties are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

Mursion is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from People of Color, Women, Persons with Disabilities, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

We are not accepting agency submissions at this time. Please don't send unsolicited candidate resumes to Mursion employees. They will not be accepted.

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