Red Hat Interaction Designer Internship - Engineering in Westford, Massachusetts
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.
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
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
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Job ID 59162
Department User Experience
Posting date 10/2/2017
Remote base ..