Maharishi Foundation International (MFI) is a US-registered non-profit that supports the development of new technologies and outreach opportunities for the worldwide Transcendental Meditation® (TM®) organisations. Over the past 60 years, more than 10 million people worldwide have learned the TM technique through personal instruction by tens of thousands of certified teachers.
MFI is a growing, fully remote team of approximately 50 people, located around the globe but mainly in North America and Europe. As an organisation we are committed to leveraging modern technology and progressive management practices to make the TM technique and its related programmes more available to people everywhere.
We favor a healthy and balanced work environment with opportunities for personal development.
We are seeking a talented and passionate User Experience Designer & Researcher to join our team to be responsible for driving user experience across our new mobile app and other digital projects. You will be working within our Product and UX team, also collaborating with the Engineering and Communications teams on a daily basis.
As the UX Designer & Researcher you will take part in and oversee a variety of projects and collaborate with members of cross-functional teams to define, conceptualize, prototype, validate and develop business requirements into a usable, useful and delightful product. This role is remotely based and reports to the team lead in the Czech Republic.
You are a customer focused, detail oriented, thoughtful designer who tackles complex problems with systems thinking, an empathetic user-centred approach, and technological savvy. You have experience with successful digital initiatives and research, ideation, design & development of web and mobile products and services. You can identify problems, define and carry out a research plan, propose solutions, recommend, design and validate implementations, and help developers and other stakeholders to improve the user experience. You can produce interactive prototypes and test them with users in a rigorous, data-driven way. You can demonstrate a command of usability and accessibility standards in partnership with visual and interface design principles. You have a broad experience and a deep understanding of people’s behaviour and research methods to recommend and validate suitable UX solutions that solve customer needs.
Skills and Qualifications
If you are passionate about this work but do not have all of the skills listed we are still interested in speaking with you and encourage you to apply!
Pay and benefits
Our pay levels are set according to a formula that combines above-median market rate data for the role (we pay 65th percentile of market rate for this role, based on Payscale data) adjusted for your local cost of living based on Numbeo data.
We take the issue of equitable pay very seriously, and we apply our pay formula to all workers who work 80% or more of full time hours with us.
Diversity and inclusion
We care about diversity, but we know we need to do better. We strive to ensure that all of our team feel included and can bring their whole selves to work but we also know that this work is never ‘done’ or complete, and that we can always improve.
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