Interactive Designer

Northeastern University

About the Opportunity

The Center for Cognitive and Brain Health seeks an Interactive Designer to assist in the UI design of tools used to measured and train cognitive processes. In this role, the Interactive Designer will work with software developers and project stakeholders to create visual designs for front-end applications. The Interactive designer will work extensively in design tools such as Figma or Sketch to create visual layouts that can be implemented in software platforms, including web, iOS, and Android. The Interactive Designer will need to work within scripting languages to help develop pipelines and tools to support front-end software development. The Interactive Designer will also work with researchers and lab personnel to help design research posters, logos, and more.


  • Designing visual layouts;
  • Scripting and developing front-end development pipelines;
  • Contributing to other design activities (e.g., print design, logo design, etc.); and
  • Mentoring with students and other trainees whom will assist with Interactive Design Projects.


  • Required
    • Knowledge of design feasibility and what’s possible with the development tools to create realistic designs (can be in website, mobile applications, games, etc.).
    • Experience working with software developers.
    • Some knowledge of scripting, or willing to learn scripting.
    • Experience working with Adobe Suite or equivalent software packages.
    • Extensive portfolio demonstrating previous design and production experience.
  • Preferred
    • Experience working with Unity.
    • Experience with motion graphics or animation.

Position Type

Marketing and Communications

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.  

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.  

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

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