Full Job Description
K12 Produces Results
Kudos and Honors
K12 believes in education for everyone. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.
Interns hired for this position will primarily implement a design system site for documenting and sharing design styles and patterns. They may also assist with multiple projects within K12’s Product Development - User Experience Design team. Interns will also be introduced to the agile methodology
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Creates Sketch libraries and pattern pages for the design system
Understands user needs and business goals to inform product feature designs
Creates flow diagrams, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and UI specifications that adhere to accessibility and mobile-ready guidelines and maintain design consistency and coherence across product
Prepares materials for usability test sessions
Takes notes during usability test sessions
Provides additional support to the team as needed
Provides weekly status reports on summer engagement participation, course assignments, issues, etc.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Current student pursuing a BS/BA or MS/MA degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Applied Learning Sciences and Education Technology, Human Factors, Product Design, or a related field, OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificates and Licenses: None required.
Other Required Qualifications:
Detail-oriented and organizational skills
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Observational and listening skills
Self-motivation and excellent problem-solving skills
Passionate about creating well-designed products for education
Ability to listen effectively, respect others’ perspectives and contributions, and offer and accept constructive feedback
Experience with user-centered research methods a plus.
Experience with one or more UX design and prototyping tools, such as Sketch, Axure, Invision etc. a plus.
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); Web proficiency.
Ability to pass required background check
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is an office-based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).
The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.
K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)