Part-time Student-UX Designer

Part-time Student-UX Designer

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Ames, Iowa, US, 50014

Company: John Deere

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) – Iowa  – Ames
Function: Information Technology
Title: Part-time Student-UX Designer-Ames IA – 75207

The position for John Deere Financial (JDF) is located at the ISU Research Park (Iowa State University-ISU, Ames IA).

Your Responsibilities

As a Part-time Student-UX Designer for John Deere Financial (JDF) 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 overall system design artifacts
  • Work with the ISU development team along with JDF product teams to ensure that new features are implemented according to specifications
  • Have effective task management for projects given from product teams and UX mentor
  • This opportunity can be used as your design internship requirement for ISU course credit work

What Skills You Need

  • Ideally, you will be pursuing a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:
    • 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
  • Must be able to commute to work at the ISU Research Park (on the bus route)
  • Minimum of junior in undergrad program or currently in graduate program
  • Graduation date of 2023 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 8-15 hours/week during the academic year
  • Up to 40 hours/week during the summer semesters and school breaks
  • Exposure to a minimum of one design tool: Adobe, Figma, Sketch, and InVision
  • Demonstrates 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


What You’ll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you’ll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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.

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July 20, 2021