UX Data Visualization Intern, People Analytics, Fall 2019

Google - Mountain View, CA

Internship
Join us for a unique 12-14 week internship during Fall 2019. Please complete your application before 20th September 2019.

To apply:You must submit all of the following materials:
Resume: relevant coding language(s) along with any technical experience or projects.
Transcript: unofficial or official; must be in English.

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: San Francisco, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA

Minimum qualifications:
Currently pursuing a Master's or PhD degree in Design (e.g., Interaction, Graphic, Visual Communications, Product, Industrial), Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or a related field.
Experience prototyping with D3.js, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript.
Experience with communicating interaction and design ideas through storyboards, wireframes and prototypes.
Experience with user-centered, usability and aesthetic design principles.

Preferred qualifications:
Returning to your degree program upon completion of the internship.
Experience designing products that rely on presentation of data to influence customer behavior.
3 years of relevant graduate work.
Effective communication and teamwork skills, paired with interaction design skills and clean visual design.
Authorization to work in the United States.
Pursuing a PhD in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or a related field.
About the job
At Google, data drives all of our decision-making, and our HR organization is no exception. The People Analytics team acts as an internal innovation lab, using analytical approaches to make sure we hire the right people and continue to be a great place to work.

You'll join our People Analytics Product Lab, which is responsible for prototyping products that use people science and technology to drive quantifiable behavior change at scale in Google employees to improve productivity, well-being and happiness. People Analytics has a Business Intelligence team, which creates dashboards that are shared with all Googlers and some specialized reports for a few hundred internal users. You will be working with this team to make UI and UX recommendations for critical dashboards.

The idea for Gmail began with 1 Googler. Today it has more than 425 million users and counting.

At Google, one Googler can make a huge impact, and it’s no different with our interns-they are key players in our daily innovation. As an intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects core to Google’s business, whether it be Sales, Enterprise, Finance, People Operations (HR), Legal, Trust and Safety, or Marketing. Our intern recruitment team will determine where you fit best based on your CV and the preferences you indicate on the application form.

Our internships expose you to the technology industry, as well as provide opportunities for personal and professional development. From being challenged, to collaborating with a team, join our team to make an impact.

Note: duration and start date of internship vary depending on the position.

Responsibilities
Evaluate the current dashboard user interface and design wireframes for improving the user experience.
Make specific recommendations to improve user experience for internally-used dashboards.
Help build People Operations Business Intelligence brand by developing a consistent style across dashboards and reports.
Assess current product usability, making constructive suggestions for improvement.
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