Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/18/2019
Job Category:
Software Development
User Experience (UX) Designer I (Intern) (2019024)
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Job Description

Overview: In order to grow our team we have the opportunity for students to get hands on experience as a User Experience (UX) Design Intern. Working in close collaboration with senior staff, the intern will be exposed to all aspects of the design process, including research, design, documentation, and user testing. The intern will work closely with a Design Lead, Engineers, and Product Management to design and validate the user experience for web, mobile, and windows based enterprise software solutions.

Responsibilities:

* Design user interfaces and process flows using iterative design techniques incorporating user interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery
* Produce user personas, user stories, prototypes, wireframes, interaction and design specifications
* Run ad-hoc usability tests with end users when needed and communicate research findings
* Facilitate design review sessions with key stakeholders with the goal of advocating for the user needs
* Engage with development to understand platform capabilities, communicate design goals, adapt and verify designs through the agile software development process
* Create and maintain UI guidelines and visual standards
* Assist with front end development in CSS and HTML

Required Skills

* Currently pursuing a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Technology, Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration or related technical field that includes classwork involving user experience design and process flow, usability testing and persona development
* Knowledge of user interface design optimized for intuitive usage
* Ability to facilitate requirements gathering
* Ability to present a design solution, communicate ideas and receive constructive critique or feedback
* Attention to detail and accuracy
* Ability to interact directly with clients and internal development staff of varying levels
* Ability to multitask
* Good communication skills both written and oral

About Management Science Associates, Inc.

Since its incorporation in 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has established itself as the foremost developer and supplier of effective data solutions to manufacturers and distributors within the various CPG trade channels, including the vend channel. MSA,s core business competencies are the analysis of consumer buying behavior, business analysis, knowledgeware products, media, and information management solutions. MSA provides marketing solutions for 300 clients, including some of the largest U.S. and foreign corporations and institutions. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, MSA has offices in New York; Chicago; Atlanta; High Point, NC; United Kingdon; and Malaysia.