OpenStax is a non-profit textbook publisher, learning software producer, and platform for learning research based at Rice University. Our mission is to provide every student with free or low-cost access to high-quality learning materials and tools that help them succeed in their education and career. We have created a library of 29 free and openly licensed college textbooks that have served 6.2 million students, resulting in $576 million dollars in savings. We have created software to help college students in three of those subjects read with more engagement and practice more effectively, incorporating our research team's expertise in cognitive science and machine learning. We are embarking on an ambitious and exciting strategic initiative to create a unified OpenStax experience for the faculty and students that use our textbooks and learning tools. We are creating a compelling student experience for our entire library that generates meaningful data that we can use to improve student performance and learning. This new platform will also serve as the hub for learning research, where we can discover what learning strategies best serve students given their individual differences (personalization) and then turn those discoveries into practical benefits for students. OpenStax is seeking a talented and experienced UX visual designer. The UX visual designer enhances web user satisfaction by improving usability, ease of use and desirability of the interaction between the user and the product. The UX visual designer is responsible for visual design of screens and layouts for OpenStax web sites and products, for creating templates and themes for new OpenStax textbooks and for new editions of existing textbooks, as well as design of user interfaces for new features of OpenStax applications, and improvements for existing features.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 22198
About Rice University
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.