Continuing Studies Instructor - Digital Tools

Continuing Studies Department at Emily Carr University of Art + Design requires an experienced instructor to teach within the User Experience (UX) Design Certificate program.

Course Title

# Weeks

# Hours

Pay Rate

Digital Tools

2 Weeks

20 hours/week


Please note: User Experience (UX) Design Certificate courses are scheduled during the day, 8:30am-12:30pm, and 1:30pm-5:30pm. Instructors must be available during these hours.

Course content includes:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud visual design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Preparing Vector and Raster assets for web
  • UX Design tools (Sketch, Figma, XD and InVision Studio)
  • Prototyping and collaborative techniques

Position Qualifications:

Individuals should hold a degree (Masters or equivalent preferred) in UX Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design or related field, and 3 years professional experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). Candidates should demonstrate a passion for life-long learning, and have measurable and diverse industry experience within the field of UX design. We are looking for active designers who are looking to be part of a vibrant learning community.

We are seeking candidates offering the following skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design practices and trends
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Expert knowledge of UX Design tools (Sketch, Figma, XD and/or InVision)
  • Expert knowledge of vector and raster asset management
  • Knowledge of prototyping techniques and best practices for collaboration using digital tools
  • Ability to sequence and adapt teaching schedule and style to successfully reach diverse learners
  • Strong class management skills, including implementation of equitable practice, positive disciplinary skills, empathetic communication, and student-centered learning
  • Strong teamwork, organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Please send a cover letter, cv, portfolio website and short teaching statement to:

Continuing Studies, Emily Carr University
Subject: Comp. #UXDes_CEIE100

Applications are accepted until position is filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
For more information about this course, please contact

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Emily Carr Continuing Studies is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes and prioritizes applications from persons who identify as Black, Indigenous or persons of colour, women, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.