UX designer (Volunteer/Student position)

Salary Unpaid

Are you looking to commit to a wonderful team and make a difference as a UX designer in our organization? Are you currently a student or recent graduate? We are looking for a tech enthusiast that is confident and comfortable with managing a broad range of people who want to make a difference in the world and contribute to the organization with technical skills. If you are actively seeking to gain beneficial experience to strengthen that CV, then DANSIC may be the organization for you

 

Who are we?

DANSIC is a non-profit organization that explores the opportunities and challenges of social innovation and entrepreneurship. This year we are working on bringing together the idea of creating awareness and decreasing the problem of overconsumption.

As a UX designer in DANSIC, you will be part of an ambitious group of volunteers from various universities, nationalities and professional backgrounds, all caring about social innovation and sustainability. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the Head of Engineering & Development and fully form and create the next idea for DANSIC23!

We will tell you more about this year’s idea and the project in the interview! 

 

We're looking for someone who...

  • Practical experience designing great digital UX experiences

  • Hands-on experience with design tools e.g. Figma or Sketch

  • Able to translate user insights and best practice research into a concrete UI design

  • A user-centric mindset and approach to your designs

  • An open and collaborative mindset

  • Good communication and analytical skills

  • Is interested in gaining experience in a nonprofit organization

  • Currently is a Bachelor’s / Master’s student or a recent graduate

  • Would like to support social innovation and sustainability

  • Is able to attend the weekly meeting with their crew 

  • Can undertake ad hoc tasks during the week


As our next UX designer your responsibilities involve (but not limit to):

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with Head of engineering & Development

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps

  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets

  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

  • Being the face of DANSIC, and representing the organization in a positive way


The Perks:

  • Expand your professional network inside and outside DANSIC

  • Socializing together over casual pizzas, Friday bars, Christmas lunches, etc.

  • Access to an office venue at Station in Frederiksberg

  • A recommendation letter from the DANSIC Board for your CV and/or LinkedIn

  • Use DANSIC for your own professional and personal growth


Applicants will be invited on an ongoing basis for a friendly interview until the position is filled, so apply as soon as possible!

For more information or questions please contact us at mariia.z@dansic.org

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Mental health support
Mental health support

We care about your wellbeing. We take stress seriously and support you in times with any mental imbalance.

Working at
Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC)

Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC) is Denmark's largest platform for social innovation. It is a voluntary non-profit organization run by ambitious Danish and international students which aids and inspires different actors in society, with social innovation methods and interdisciplinary work. We work to solve some of the greatest current societal challenges. Our mission is to create a society that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. DANSIC is supported by an Advisory Board of leading individuals and organizations in the fields of social innovation and entrepreneurship, and receive aid from sponsors and funds. DANSIC holds an annual event where different actors participate, and social innovation and specific societal issues are on the agenda. Each year DANSIC focuses on a different aspect related to promote a social and sustainable change.

Read more about Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC)

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