Red Hat Interaction Designer Internship - Engineering in Westford, Massachusetts

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for an Interaction Designer Intern to join our User Experience Design team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will creatively contribute to improving the user experience with Red Hat’s offerings. You'll engage with customers to understand their needs so that you can effectively design and communicate sound improvements with diverse, cross-functional teams.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Contribute to an interdisciplinary team that includes other user experience designers, developers, product and marketing managers, and other stakeholders through all phases of the development cycle

  • Identify the right problems to solve, gauge the usability of offerings, and make sound recommendations for improvements

  • Clearly understand and articulate the information architecture, workflows, and processes surrounding the user experience

  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate design

  • Design and carry out targeted usability tests to validate design choices

  • Work with developers to implement strategies that ensure technical success

Required skills

  • In-progress bachelor's degree or higher in interaction design, visual design, human computer interaction, human factors, computer science, or a closely related area, or equivalent experience

  • Experience with the user interface design process and methodology, particularly as applied to web-based applications

  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus

  • Candidates must present a portfolio of user experience work and include links to it within their resume

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Job ID 59162

Department User Experience

Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 10/2/2017

Remote base ..