User Experience and Gamification Specialist
Published on May 26, 2023
We are a modern education platform, similar to Codecademy, Duolingo, or Khan Academy, built specifically for emergency medicine.
We are a modern education platform, similar to Codecademy, Duolingo, or Khan Academy built specifically for medicine. Our mission is to manage vast amounts of data with exceptional efficiency, and we are seeking a highly skilled User Experience and Gamification Specialist to join our team. We teach EMTs and Paramedics the basics of emergency care, and it needs to be more fun than just static multiple-choice questions. We want to enhance our gamified elements and create new games or learning experiences that are engaging and rewarding for our students. The ideal candidate will be a gaming enthusiast with a background in user experience design and gamification, focused on crafting engaging and immersive experiences for our users. You will be responsible for designing and implementing user interface elements, gamification mechanics, and other features to enhance our education platform's overall user experience. We make learning fun. We take principles of agile development and game design and put them together to make a learning environment that is entertaining and rewarding.
- Ruby on Rails 6+
- PostgreSQL via ActiveRecord
- Git (preferably with experience in git-flow)
- Testing with RSpec
- Regular code testing and refactoring
- Familiarity with the Heroku workflow
- Slack for comms, Monday/Trello for project management
- Design and develop user interface elements, gamification mechanics, and other features to create engaging and immersive user experiences.
- Collaborate with our design team to ensure our product has an intuitive and visually appealing user interface.
- Conduct user research to identify user needs and preferences, incorporating feedback into the design and development process.
- Develop and implement gamification mechanics, such as badges, leaderboards, progress bars, and in-depth reward systems to drive user engagement and education.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in user experience design and gamification.
- Prefer Bachelor’s degree or equivalent established competence in computer science, game design, or a related field
- 3+ years of experience in user experience design and gamification, preferably in the video game or software development industry.
- A strong understanding of user experience design principles and gamification mechanics.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- A passion for creating engaging and immersive user experiences for our medical providers.
- Availability: Estimated 15-30 hours/week required during the first 90 days.
If you are a talented and innovative specialist passionate about user experience design and gamification, we encourage you to apply and help us create exceptional educational experiences for medical providers worldwide.
How to Apply
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