UX Design Tutors and Mentors at CareerFoundry

Freelance UX Design Tutors and Mentors (f/m/d) (Remote)


New York, New York, United StatesInstructors TeamPart time



We created CareerFoundry to help others build their careers while maintaining personal freedom and flexibility. Our 100% online, flexible, mentor/tutor driven courses are setting the standard for globally accessible technical education. Through our online programs, expert tutors and mentors bring students from complete beginners to junior UX designers in 6 -12 months.

We are searching for experienced and passionate UX designers to join our pool of experts. Help define the next generation of design talent by educating and empowering students across the globe while working remotely and around your own schedule!

Your Mission:

Mentoring with CareerFoundry is more than teaching. It’s inspiring newcomers to the field to build, to problem solve, to think like a designer, and to increase their value as professionals.

**Based on your application and experience, we will make a decision on whether the Tutor or Mentor role is the perfect fit for you.

Mentor role:

Students need more than help and experience to master the necessary skills, they need inspiration and motivation to keep them focused along the way. You’re their point of entry into a new industry, so they’ll want to hear about challenges you have overcome and what the role is really like on a day-to-day basis.


  • Reviewing your students’ work through the CareerFoundry platform on a regular basis with a view on how it would fit into an industry-ready portfolio.
  • Be available for 1-to-1 video calls to help prepare your students entry into their new industry.
  • Suggesting supplemental learning materials and personal insights in areas where students are struggling.
  • Teaming up with a tutor to answer more advanced queries or for a higher level of troubleshooting.
  • Responding to students within < 48 hours.

Tutor role:

Tutors give vital feedback on assignments through written reviews guided by our course curriculum and rubrics. When students are struggling with understanding a key area, tutors are there to support and encourage them, sharing resources and providing insights into the industry.


  • Regularly reviewing student exercises submitted through the CareerFoundry platform.
  • Submission reviews and checking for fundamental understanding of concepts.
  • Suggesting supplemental learning materials and personal insights in areas where students are struggling.
  • Working with a Mentor who will advise the student specifically on career-related topics and support you as a tutor.
  • Responding to students within < 24 hours.

**We are currently prioritising applicants based in Northern America and adjacent timezones due to student demand.**


To succeed, you must enjoy sharing your knowledge and be willing to work with students from beginner level onwards.

Mentor role:

  • Experience in the field as a Senior UX Designer, UX Lead Designer, Product Design Lead, and a demonstrable track record showcasing your work for a variety of clients and companies.
  • A portfolio demonstrating your skill and examples of professional projects. Professional references may be required.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to support beginners, have time and patience and a strong desire to guide people along their career path in this field.
  • Knowledge of the latest development tools and trends, a broad network of experts in the field and an in-depth understanding of industry practices.
  • Previous experience in mentorship or tutoring is preferred.
  • Fluent in English.

Tutor role:

  • 2+ years experience in the field (i.e. working as a Junior UX designer, Junior/ Mid-level Product Designer)
  • A great portfolio.
  • In depth knowledge of industry best practices.
  • A strong desire to help others.
  • Fluent in English.

What’s in it for you:

  • 100% Remote and flexible – work from anywhere with an internet connection, and around your schedule.
  • A freelance contract with competitive rate.
  • Shape the industry by developing the next generation of designers.
  • Resume gold – mentoring experience is highly sought after by employers.

CareerFoundry is an equal opportunity employer. It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. We encourage in particular BiPoC, Migrants, people from under-represented communities, people who identify as queer, trans and/ or intersex, people with chronic illnesses, and people with disabilities to apply!