User Experience Intern

Company: Wolfram Research, Inc.


General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: Champaign, IL
Contact Information
Qualifications:

User Experience Internship

Wolfram Headquarters, Champaign, IL

Are you passionate about user experience design and research? Join Wolfram Research, the makers of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, for an internship!

During your internship, you will work with our user experience design team in creating exciting, innovative solutions for cloud and desktop experiences. You'll also have the opportunity to collaborate on projects with team members from graphic design, development, marketing, and other departments.

Internship duration and schedule are flexible based on your situation; full-time or part-time internships are available.


Responsibilities:

- Bring forward-looking ideas to brainstorming sessions and workshops
- Design modern interfaces though iterative, collaborative processes
- Investigate competitive products and solutions from other markets to bring new ideas
- Communicate web, mobile, and software UI design concepts through user scenarios, story maps, flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes
- Apply usability and user-centered design principles
- Conduct user research and analyze the resulting data

Qualifications:

- Pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree in the field of human-computer interaction, human factors engineering, information architecture, psychology, sociology, design, or another related field (advanced degree candidates preferred)
- Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
- Familiarity with usability and user-centered design principles and new trends
- Knowledge of methods for gathering and analyzing UX research data
- Experience in using prototyping tools (OmniGraffle, AxureRP, or similar)
- Working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
- Familiarity or experience with desktop, web application, and/or mobile user interface design is a plus
- Familiarity with Mathematica or the Wolfram Language is a plus

How to Apply: Apply on careers.wolfram.com (select "Apply Now" in Internship Opportunities located at the bottom of the page)