Morphic is a new application that provides quick, easy access to settings that help make your computer easier to use – based on your own unique needs. Morphic is a project of Raising the Floor, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping ensure that everyone has access to information and communication technologies, including those who face barriers due to disability, literacy, digital literacy or aging. - https://morphic.org/about-us/
As the Voice of the Customer / User Experience Research lead, you will be responsible for providing the project team with insights from UX research and usability testing to ensure that Morphic is designed to deliver the best possible experience for users. Your work will include building relationships with organizations that serve elders and people with disabilities as well as those who have other barriers to using digital technologies, learning about the barriers they face, and conducting usability/UX sessions to test new design ideas and product features.
Your passion for creating access for all and your ability to manage a UX research process and provide timely insights to the team will contribute to Morphic’s success.
This position reports directly to the Product Owner based in College Park, Maryland. The Morphic team is currently working remotely due to shelter-in-place order.
As part of the UX team that designs Morphic, you will:
A successful candidate for this position will have a comprehensive understanding of Morphic’s mission and demonstrate a proven track record of success. While no candidate will possess every desired quality, the successful candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes. Even if you aren’t sure you’re qualified but are excited about the position, we encourage you to apply!
Our mission with Morphic is to help make personal computers easier to use. We believe that everyone, including those with disabilities as well as those who simply find today’s technology too confusing or difficult, should be able to access the many benefits computers have to offer.
Our mission has taken on new meaning with the coronavirus and the role that computers have taken on in allowing people to stay connected to those around them during this difficult and unprecedented time. During the pandemic, computers provide many with a connection to friends and family, a way to work from home or attend classes, and can be a critical way to access basic necessities and healthcare benefits that are not available to those who cannot understand or use computers. Making computers easier so that all people are able to use them, at least for essential tasks, is at the heart of our mission. We encourage you to explore the information and videos on https://morphic.org/