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Graphic designer & UI expert that cares about making a meaningful difference

at BlackRhino Technologies in Cambridge, MA   —   Mar 25, 2014   |  
Overview
Our company is focused on helping change the economic opportunities for tourism driven cities in all Latin America through amazing SaaS software. We have been incubating for a while and are now starting to solidify our products and outlook.

You can also read more about us in our very in-the-works website www.ptourism.com. Also, Jorge Guzman, our business guy, is incubating this idea at the MIT Legatum Center for Development with the help of the best in class incubating services in the world, check out more about in his profile http://legatum.mit.edu/JorgeGuzman.

We're ready to start creating fantastic products that eventually change the lives of many people in Latin America, but we know that one challenge will be to make them super simple and very professional looking. We are looking for a graphic designer to join our team and contribute to create these stare of the art experiences in a way that connects with users.

We have a vision to make this a very economically succesful, but we are a mission driven company, and positively affecting people in the world is what really moves us every day. If a vision like this does not move you the same way it moves us, please refrain from applying.

Job is part time for now and will grow to full time in the future. Telecommute OK. Open to moonlighters.
Responsibilities
Own the graphic design side for Positive Tourism and perform any design as necessary
Drive user experience best practices and vision for all our products
Build and improve our website to create a very compelling user story
Work with our CTO to create a design that integrates well with the technology we build
Be a champion for accessibility and other relevant user experience practices
Go out for drinks with the team
Experience
None required.
Skills
First and foremost, must care about making a meaningful difference for Latin American communities and other developing economies.
Must be able to create very good designs that can incorporate easily into a software platform
Must be able to iterate quickly
Must be able to understand different user scenarios and what pitfalls could exist in an implementation
Must be able to advocate the user point of view in engineering discussions
Must be an extremely fast learner
Smart and passionate
Education
None required.
Compensation
We offer equity based compensation, and an opportunity to change the way the world works.
We offer a full time paid position post-funding.
We are also engaged in multiple MIT competitions and prizes from those competitions will become part of compensation.
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