Interaction and Visual Design Intern

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Location
Princeton, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
24 Dec 2016
Ref
157854
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Internship

Business Unit SI - Strategy & Innovation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Entry Level

Req ID 157854
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location NJ - Princeton
Required Travel 0%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Healthcare Division develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.  As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.  

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

Job Description
Overview:

Siemens Healthcare is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.

For more than 30 years, Siemens Healthcare, Technology Center have been developing breakthroughs in science and emerging technologies. Technology Center is comprised of more than 300 of the world's most talented scientists, engineers and technical experts from over two dozen countries. Cross-functional research teams bring together a broad range of technical and business expertise from different disciplines.

The User Experience (UX) group is seeking for interns to work on R&D projects on the topic of User Interface Design.  The internship can start immediately, preferably for 6 months. The User Experience group consults with and supports Siemens business sectors worldwide in UX design and strategy. From helping healthcare professionals make faster and more accurate diagnoses, to applying the latest innovations in wearable devices to various industries, we are constantly transforming the way the people experience and interact with technology.

What are my responsibilities?

Interaction design:
• Support the gathering, assessment and analysis of user requirements.
• Apply workflow analysis, information architecture, and interaction design skills to help define user interface concepts for complex systems and products.
• Design wireframes, storyboards, user interfaces in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and other industry standard software.
• Support development of interactive demos and front-end implementation.
• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team including experts in cognitive psychology, interaction design, human factors engineering, and computer science.

Visual design:
• Help develop visual designs (information design, color systems, typographic rules, grid systems and other visual assets) for a wide variety of Siemens product interfaces.
• Write style guides capturing all design elements for proper life cycle management.
• Design user interfaces in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and other industry standard software.
• Support development of interactive demos and front-end implementation.
• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team including experts in cognitive psychology, interaction design, human factors engineering, and computer science.

What skills do I need to qualify for this internship?

Interaction design:
• Undergraduate or graduate students in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or related discipline for research.
• Excellent interaction design skills and experience in information architecture, workflow analysis, user profiling.
• Ability to design User Interfaces based on assessment and analysis of user requirements, exploration of interaction concepts, and refinement of design through an iterative process.
• Proficient in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and other industry standard software

Visual design:
• Undergraduate or graduate students in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or related discipline for research.
• Excellent visual design skills with command of information design, color systems, typographic rules, grid systems and other visual assets.
• Ability to design User Interfaces based on assessment and analysis of user requirements, exploration of visual languages, and refinement of design through an iterative process.
• Proficient in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and other industry standard software

Common qualifications:
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English is required
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude
• Strong collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic team.

Please include a portfolio link in your resume or attach in the document section of the posting.  

• Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on http://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs?view=category&id=33#subcat34

What else do I need to know?

For more information please refer to our website at www.siemens.com
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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