• Interaction Design Internship

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/1/2019 8:28 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • 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 User Experience (UX) Design team is looking for an Intern to join our growing team in Boston, MA. In this role, you’ll use feedback from actual customers to identify usability problems, and work, among others, with a cross-functional team of designers, developers, and product managers to deliver real solutions for Red Hat. You’ll be a good fit if you like to collaborate across teams and feel comfortable explaining your ideas and processes to other people. You’ll also enjoy working at Red Hat if you're interested in learning more about how and when to use data to inform design decisions. And don’t forget that you’ll get to work out of our new office in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood which is at a walking distance to great restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Contribute to an interdisciplinary team that includes other UX 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 products, 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

    • Ability to work full-time hours during the summer of 2020 in the location listed (Boston, MA)
    • 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 (UI) 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 (UX) work and include links to work within the resume.



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