UX Design Intern

Shure Incorporated - Niles, IL4.1

InternshipEstimated: $59,000 - $86,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview
Summer 2020

Shure offers a challenging and rewarding summer internship program. The twelve week program is offered to undergraduate students that have completed at least 2 years of college, as well as graduate students. Each intern will receive a competitive salary and students who reside out of Illinois will receive a housing stipend to cover living expenses. Applications will be collected, reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted in late fall/early winter.

Shure’s User Experience Design group is looking for a talented design intern to create intuitive, effective, and engaging software applications that will bring exciting features and powerful functionality to new and existing Shure products. You should have strong systems thinking, UX concepting and wireframing, UI architecture and feature scoping skills. This position will work with other designers, internal stakeholders and end-users in defining product and UI requirements, design solutions and ensuring our products meet the high standards expected of our brand.

Responsibilities
Contribute to design projects from their inception to launch – and beyond
Collaborate with product managers on product requirements and focus on the user experience, ease-of-use, performance and efficiency of the associated software applications.
Work independently and in collaboration with other stakeholders to quickly produce multiple concepts and prototypes for internal use, usability testing and customer review.
Leverage rapid prototyping and customer interaction to make informed design decisions
Work with developers to ensure the technical feasibility of designs and guide the interface through the development process.
Meet with end users to assess and document user needs and use-cases
Contribute to high level design patterns and specifications
Draft detailed functional requirements for development and test teams
Qualifications
Experience – working towards a BA or MA in HCI or related program – cross-platform projects and experience is preferred (web, mobile, installed)
Passion - love of usability and effective, attractive and simple User Interfaces
Breadth – skilled at UX design, fundamental understanding of SW, solid visual sensibilities
Maker – self-motivated to learn and utilize new technologies and tools
Teamwork - excel in a team atmosphere as a member of a fast-moving multi-disciplinary group
Proactive - identify issues and risks along with potential solutions
Flexible - think on your feet and change course quickly
Tools & Tech - competent-to-expert knowledge of design & documentation tools such as Axure, Adobe CC, Sketch - HTML5, CSS, Javascript, Angular JS and other web libraries – and UI platforms like Material Design, iOS, Bootstrap.
Approach – present a user-centered design perspective and use of common methodologies
Skills - excellent critical listening, analytic, writing and presenting skills
Industry knowledge - experience with products for audio or AV/IT professionals is preferred
A portfolio of work samples is required