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User Experience Intern

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Hexagon Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial
Place
Madison, AL
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Added: March 5, 2024
Job Description

The Hexagon Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial User Experience team supports our customers in making the world a safer place. If you enjoy working with distributed, multi-disciplinary teams to design and develop innovative solutions that support users solving challenging problems in real time, you have come to the right place. The UX team works directly with customers in the public safety and smart city industries. Because our customers are the first responders in times of emergency, designing and developing tools that make them successful is exciting and meaningful work.

The UX team includes visual and interaction designers, user researchers, UX Quality Assurance (QA), and UX Editor working across many product portfolios within our division. We are looking for talented professionals to plan and execute complex assignments in the development of global products and solutions, with an emphasis on application usability by a large number of office and mobile users.

The ideal candidate will support the larger team by performing the following UX tasks (primarily focusing on research activities, while supporting some design tasks as needed):

  • Collaborate with designers, user researchers, and software developers to ensure the delivery of excellent user experiences
  • Work with UX designers and researchers to organize, conduct, and evaluate prototype software design through usability testing
  • Support the UX team in the development of user models, including journey maps, and workflows
  • Research and evaluate emerging trends in interaction and interface design and match those to users’ needs


What can you expect to gain from this internship?

  • Learn to communicate with development teams in an agile environment
  • Opportunity to collaborate on a multi-disciplinary UX scrum team
  • Opportunity to improve user research skills
  • Learn how to create, conduct, and evaluate usability tests


Qualifications

  • Pursuing a B.S. or B.A. in Psychology, HCI, or user experience-related field
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work effectively with customers and users
  • Collaborate with designers and prototypers to design and execute usability tests
  • Ability to take direction and process constructive criticism


Education:

Required: Pursuing a B.S. or B.A. in Psychology, HCI, or user experience-related field
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