Part-Time Student-UX Designer

Part-Time Student-UX Designer

Job Description

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more… many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) – Iowa  – Ames
Function: Information Technology
Title: Part-Time Student-UX Designer-Ames IA – 102326
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Note: Relocation assistance is not provided.

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule YEAR-ROUND.

Your Responsibilities

As a Part-Time Student-UX Designer for John Deere Tech Works located in Ames, Iowa, you will be responsible for developing mock-ups, wireframes, and prototypes to effectively communicate designs to product owners and development teams. In addition, you will:

  • Create and maintain project and system design artifacts
  • Work with the ISU development team, along with OMs product teams, to ensure that new features are implemented according to specifications
  • Have effective task management for projects given from product teams and a UX mentor
  • This opportunity can be used as your design internship to fulfill the requirement at Iowa State University

This position is NOT available to students on immigration visas.

What Skills You Need

  • Ideally you will be pursuing a degree in one of the below; others may apply
    • Design focus: Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Computer Science
    • Research focus: Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors (Industrial Engineering), Computer Science
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at Iowa State University
  • Graduation date of May 2025 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Must be able to work 8-15 hours/week during the academic year
  • Must be able to work up to 40 hours/week during the summer semesters and school breaks
  • Must be able to commute to work at the ISU Research Park (on the bus route) on a weekly basis
  • Exposure to a minimum of one design tool: Adobe, Figma, Sketch, and InVision
  • Ability to deliver clean and usable interfaces while applying visual brand guidelines
  • Eagerness to learn and collaborate
  • Strong analytical, communication, presentation, and intrapersonal skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly learn new technologies
  • Apply design thinking process, problem solving, and facilitate research
  • Be able to work in an agile environment and understand business process
  • Apply knowledge of usability, human factors, and UI processes to create intuitive user experiences

NOTE: For Iowa State University Engineering students, this assignment will qualify for an ISU co-op position working 20 hours per week.

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Posted on

September 11, 2023