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Are you seeking…
  • To be surrounded by smart, hard-working, and caring people?
  • To feel proud of the work that you do?
  • To make a difference and positively affect lives?
  • A truly supportive team culture?
  • A dynamic, growing, cutting-edge company?

“My journey at SweetRush so far has been great. Hit the floor ‘walking fast.’ Lots of fantastic people, processes, and projects. I love the challenges and love seeing the new courses as they come out!”
— Chantal Dumas, QA Manager

“One of the best companies to work for! I’ve had such positive experiences. The support and sense of community is amazing! I’m right where I should be!”
— Trina Jones, Project Manager

“The team environment is great. Even though we’re not sitting in the same physical location, the collaboration and support I’ve experienced has been amazing!”
— Krisa Brilliantes, Creative Director

“What I’ve learned about SweetRush people is that they are smart, quick, collaborative, fun, hard-working, patient, and creative. The thing I’ve learned is to ‘just ask,’ and SweetRush people will go out of their way to help you figure out how to accomplish whatever you need to accomplish. Amazing!”
— Heidi Bruins Green, Performance Consultant and Instructional Design Contractor

“I love working with the SweetRush team! Everyone I have worked with has a high level of professionalism, expertise, strong work ethic, and quality leadership. I have a great amount of respect for all I have worked with and I have enjoyed projects that are challenging and push me to be my best.”
— Steve Chamberlain, Instructional Design Contractor

Check out our job openings!
Information Architect


If you are passionate about the world of information environments and have a deep understanding of the art and science of conceptualizing websites, web applications, and the systems running underneath, then we have an exciting opportunity for you.
 

We are a creative team dedicated to serving our clients well and making the world a better place through e-learning. We are looking for an experienced information architect to join us. You would work with our solution architects and creative directors to produce positive and effective user experiences by determining information structures and flows for digital courses, websites and web applications, gamified solutions, and much more!
 

Join a great team of super-talented people! SweetRush is a great place for you to contribute your skills and grow in to the future.
 

Responsibilities
 

  • Conceptualizing and defining the structural and navigational elements of large corporate intranets, web pages, e-learning courses, mobile applications, and other digital products
  • Conducting user research to inform the content and structure of information deliverables (and approach research depending on budgetary constraints)
  • Organizing information by translating user needs into workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, sitemaps, and storyboards
  • Ideating and brainstorming solutions by analyzing available content and developing taxonomies, labeling systems, categories, structures, data flows, and metadata schemes
  • Creating structures that promote finding and reusing content in multiple contexts
  • Creating robust search systems to support browsing through large datasets
  • Translating product requirements into wireframes and prototypes
  • Documenting the structure, components, and processes of digital solutions
  • Planning the migration of large sets of content
  • Facilitating information and data governance activities, including development efforts
  • Validating proposed solutions via reverse card sorting, usability testing, traffic analysis, user feedback, etc.
  • Sharing your knowledge and skills with your fellow teammates as a way to improve the team’s results

 
Qualifications


Required skills:

  • 2+ years of verifiable experience as a client-facing information architect (experience redesigning corporate intranets is a plus) 

  • Experience working with software engineers to develop and implement information architecture specifications
  • Solid portfolio featuring examples of interaction work 

  • Expertise in wireframing and prototyping tools (Axure, InVision, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Flinto, and others) 


 
Bonus skills:

  • Flexible, creative, and inventive attitude toward finding design solutions 

  • Obsession with crafting simple, intuitive, and delightful user experiences 

  • Conceptual and visual problem-solving skills 

  • Experience working in projects that involve large datasets and different types of users
  • Proficiency with design tools (mainly Photoshop and Illustrator) 

  • Proficiency with content management systems and corporate intranet tools (mainly SharePoint) 

  • Experience with user research tools and techniques (user and stakeholder interviews, card sorting, persona creation, usability testing, etc.) 

  • Deep understanding of content strategy methods, tools, and best practices 

  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS) highly desirable

 
Soft skills:

  • Ability to think and conceptualize problems and solutions in systems 

  • Ability to analytically defend your design decisions 

  • Deep empathy for your users 

  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude to get things done 

  • Self-motivated and passionate about learning 

  • Neither scared of giving, nor receiving, constructive and honest feedback 

  • Excellent time-management and planning skills 

  • Ability to document your work process and create ad hoc reports as needed 

  • Impeccable communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to juggle various projects and meet tight deadlines 

  • Perfect written and spoken English 


 
Type of employment:

This is a contract position that could turn into a long-term commitment for the right person.

 
Location: 


Ideally Costa Rica, or countries with a similar time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours). This is a remote position, meaning you will not be commuting to an office, and so you must have your own office setup.

 
Are you up to the challenge?

Submit your application through the link below. Upload your résumé and include a link to your online portfolio or previous projects. Tell us something about your work—perhaps which of your projects is your favorite and why. Don’t forget to include your desired hourly rate.

 

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Evaluation Strategist

 

SweetRush seeks an evaluation strategist for a significant client.  This person will evaluate the success of a consumer program and measure the efficacy of the training, and provide evidence of impact on sales. Evaluation allows our client to tell its story of success and also identifies areas for continuous improvement.

In this work, SweetRush will build on prior evaluation strategy work to more deeply measure the impact of the learning program beyond learner satisfaction, completion rates, and time spent on the portal. 

Listed below are the immediate deliverables for our next phase of work with this client. We expect the engagement to continue beyond this phase, and the position might also expando to include additional opportunities with other SweetRush clients.

 

Deliverable

Assumptions / Specifications

A. Evaluation Plan
  • Determine the scope of the measurement efforts.
  • Review metrics to be incorporated into analysis, including learner response, marketing, and sales data.
  • Establish sample size. May include surveys, interviews, and focus groups.
  • Determine timing of initial analysis and frequency of on-going measurement and analysis.
  • Identify client resources including data, people, and technology.
  • Recommended staff development to support on-going efforts.
B. Data Collection
  • Collect data from a joint partnership between the client and SweetRush, which may include:
    • Surveys
    • Learner reaction from learning portal (within defined six-month time period)
    • Interviews and/or focus groups
    • Review of sales and marketing data as supplied by the client, up to five key metrics
    • Online portal discussion forums to gather data
C. Analysis and Recommendations Report
  • Write report at the conclusion of the Evaluation Program.
  • Analyze results of the data collected.
  • Create overview of the impact of the program and share evaluation metrics.
  • Tell success story and/or identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Provide recommendations for moving forward.
  • Write Microsoft PowerPoint® presentation
    • Raw data for analysis provided by both SweetRush and the client

 

If you are interested and have this experience please apply through the link below. Your cover letter should include a brief write-up about your related experience as well as your 1099 hourly rate for this type of engagement.

 

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UX / UI Lead Designer
Hi! We are a creative, young team dedicated to making the world a better place through e-learning. We’re looking for wicked-smart people with an interest in projects that will consistently hone the tools in their skill sets, and give them opportunities to develop new ones.
 
Are you up for the challenge? As a senior UX/ UI designer, you’ll work with the creative director in the production of visual concepts and final designs for digital courses, websites and applications, gamified solutions, and much more!
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ideation, brainstorming, and development of digital/interactive solutions
  • Conception and creation of graphic interfaces that address user goals and business goals
  • Translation of product requirements into wireframes and prototypes
  • Creation of multiple solutions, thinking through all possible user scenarios
  • Refinement, maintenance, and enforcement our clients' design guidelines
  • Creation of UI libraries, templates, and assets
  • Preparation of style guides
  • Organization and promotion of user research activities
  • Planning, conducting, and facilitating usability testing sessions
  • Sharing your knowledge and skills with your fellow teammates as a way to improve results 
  • Additional duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of verifiable experience in UX/UI design
  • Outstanding, flexible, creative, stylish design skills
  • Obsession with crafting simple, intuitive, and delightful user experiences and designs
  • Conceptual and visual problem-solving skills
  • Experience working within existing brand guidelines
  • Solid portfolio demonstrating expertise in the design of intuitive and user-friendly interfaces in web and mobile projects
  • Proficiency with design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, After Effects, etc.)
  • Proficiency with wireframing and prototyping tools (Axure, InVision, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Flinto, and others)
  • Experience with user research tools and techniques (user and stakeholder interviews, card sorting, persona creation, usability testing, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, as well as some JavaScript chops
 
Soft Skills:
  • Impeccable communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analytically defend your design decisions
  • Deep empathy for your users
  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude to get things done
  • Self-motivated and passionate about learning
  • Neither scared of giving nor receiving constructive and honest feedback 
  • Excellent time-management and organization skills
  • Ability to juggle with various projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Perfect written and spoken English
 
Job Type: 
Remote. You must have your own computer and a stable Internet connection.

 
Location:
Ideally Costa Rica, or countries with a similar time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours).

 
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Freelance: Graphic and Multimedia Designer
We are looking for a self-motivated and organized team player who is an outstanding graphic and multimedia designer. This position will initially be part of our freelance pool; however, strong candidates will be used frequently for internal collateral, as well as for longer-term ongoing projects.
 
Key Requirements:
  • Strong experience in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Advanced experience manipulating images: photo-retouching, image search, resizing, image montages, etc.
  • Ability to create PDFs from InDesign
  • Experience in branding, infographics, and layout design
  • Ability to create basic motion in Flash
  • Ability to produce sketches to demonstrate illustration ideas and concepts
  • Very detail-oriented and organized
  • Works fast and does not require a lot of direction
  • Fluent English skills
  • Internet skills
  • UI design experience a plus
  • Preferably located in Costa Rica
If you are interested in creating strong visuals to help the world communicate information better, please through the link below. Be sure to include your hourly rate, preferred working hours, and a short paragraph about yourself and what you can bring to our team. 

Please send over a few examples of your work, as well as a brief description of the audience and business or social drivers behind it.    

 
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Creative Director

SweetRush Creative Director


Are you a Super-Star Multimedia Creative director, ready to work from home for a high-spirited, creative, fast moving eLearning company?

SweetRush is a US company focused on delivering training/performance improvement courses and on-line marketing materials. Started in San Francisco, we went virtual in 2009 and our teammates are located in the US and worldwide.  

Much of what we do is ‘eLearning’ and we are at the top of the industry in graphical, interactive, immersive simulations and gamification. No matter what the deliverable, our goal is to create an experience that engages learners in the process of change and the acquisition of knowledge to improve their performance. We are extremely strong in this capacity and are looking for another very key member of our team. 

Please read: Seriously, our creative team is very strong and headed up by John-Carlos Lozano, a creative force of nature. We are looking for someone to operate at JC’s level. If you are not an extraordinary, creative, superstar talent, this is not the right position for you!!

You should have strong conceptual skills and superior hands-on design skills related to graphics and interactive projects including UI design, mobile, web and gaming. You should always be exploring emerging creative technologies. You should be familiar with e-learning and the underlying principles of why visuals have impact and can affect change.

Responsibilities

  • Start-to-finish creative direction 
  • Concept creation-to-storyboard creation, client facing and presentations
  • Create visual mocks as well as final designs for projects and proposals
  • Hands-on creative development. as needed
  • Supervise, organize, inspire and collaborate with others on team 
  • Provide quality control and creative sparks over concepts and projects

Requirements

  • USA-based preferred (in all cases, time zone compatibility required)
  • Set up to work at home
  • Experience in all the responsibilities identified above
  • Capable of leading projects from creative concept to delivery
  • Accomplished in using the full array of digital media creative tools 
  • Experience working in interactive multimedia, UI, web, animation, 2&3D, infographics, branding design and marketing
  • Technology warrior, an inquisitive lifelong learner, not timid
  • Excellent verbal and written English and comfortable presenting concepts to clients
  • Excellent time management and a multi-tasker 
  • Warm, wonderful communicative team player
  • Passion and commitment


If you are the right fit and extremely interested, please send the info below: 

Cover letter: Who are you and why are you the perfect fit for this position?

Resume: Please include your studies, work experience, creative passions and anything else you think appropriate

Examples /links to your work or portfolio

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