UX Design Intern

Ealai, Inc. - McLean, VA

Internship

UX/UI INTERNSHIP

Greetings from the Ealai Realm! Our sheer purpose is to bring to market a solution every working person deserves: a one-stop space for a lifetime of career support. That is right. you never have to go at it alone again. We will help you network with just the right people, discover your interests, as well as develop and re-align your skills to a path that is both economically viable and personally engaging. What’s more? To respond to your generation’s preference for flexible work, we are starting with creating a new hiring and training structure that will enhance the adoption of the flexible work model and give our members unprecedented competitive advantage in that arena. But first, we want to make sure that the user journey we are presently designing is one that will please our users! And who best to involve in the co-creation of such a platform than the creative minds of students in UX/UI research, Design, and Human Computer Interaction!

We are seeking 4-6 creative UX/UI user experience/user interface design interns to join our team in McLean, Virginia, to assist us in the research, design, and development of an engaging, easy-to-maneuver, user-need based online platform. This position is a unique opportunity to gain professional development and work experience within a team of innovators lead by strong UX professionals.

UX-UI Intern Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting user research (which may include, but is not limited to, focus groups, interviews, and usability testing) to understand user needs. Research could be conducted online, in person, over the phone, or via electronic database(s).
  • Translating user research insights into website design requirements and communicating these insights to the UX project manager.
  • Connecting content efforts with a simple user journey to develop a content strategy that allows for personalization.
  • Designing information architecture for website- including drafting information flows and designing lo-fidelity wireframes that clearly illustrate site structure and information flows.
  • Communicating with web developers, including providing input on any needed digital enhancements and advocating for users.

UX-UI Intern Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate is a team player that seeks to grow his/her knowledge and ability in conducting user research, able to distill research insights into design, able to then implement the communicated content strategy and site design, and communicate and collaborate with coworkers to create wireframes for website design. This is a great opportunity for an entry-level UX/UI designer who wants to implement skills they have and build more on an end to end process. Therefore, she or he is detail-oriented, organized, creative, critical thinker, with good time-management skills and can get comfortable with the iterative process of creation and adjustment based upon research and user research.

UX-UI Intern Education:

BSc in Design, Human Computer Interaction or relevant field (In process is acceptable) and/or 2 years of experience in this field and/or Verified UX-UI certificate programs.

Interested applicants are required to submit resume, time availability, and 2 work samples.

Job Type: Internship

Experience:

  • Time Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • UI: 2 years (Preferred)
  • UX: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)