UX Magazine

Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)

MSDS is a boutique branding and interactive agency that specializes in high-end user experiences for nonprofits, universities and education. Since 2000, we’ve dedicated ourselves to advancing the missions of cause-driven organizations who make the world a better place. We’ve a highly collaborative studio that emphasizes teamwork, strategic and creative thinking, and a commitment to creating superior work that helps move the world in a better direction.

We’re looking for a UX designer who knows how to conduct research, engage clients, and apply insights gained. You’ve got to know how to ask the right questions, interpret a brand’s goals and strategy, structure a website around things like issue areas, programs, research, and impact stories, and develop content-centric wireframes that inform a high-impact, strongly branded user experience.


  • 5 years minimum interactive design experience
  • B.A. or higher in related field
  • Superior grasp of information architecture concepts and methods
  • Demonstrated experience conducting UX research & analysis
  • Demonstrated experience creating high-fidelity UX wireframes
  • Understanding of responsive design principles
  • Fluent with InDesign, Balsamiq or similar UX tools.
  • Experience with nonprofits or academic institutions a huge plus

To Apply: 

  • Portfolio/URLs
  • Resume with a cover letter about what interests you in working with us
  • Hourly/Daily/Project Based rates
  • Must be available to work in our NYC office