User Experience Prototyping Intern - 707688
Intel - Santa Clara, CA

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User Experience Prototyping Intern - 707688 Description
      The Interaction & Experience Research (IXR) group in Intel Labs is currently accepting applications for a User Experience Prototyping intern who is currently enrolled a master's or PhD program and matriculating toward a degree. The successful candidate will be joining a world-class team of industry researchers with a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, including: social scientists, design researchers, interaction designers, human factors engineers, strategic planners, technology innovators, hardware engineers, and computer scientists. The Intel Labs intern will work with a collaborative team to design and rapidly prototype (hack) proposed user experiences for the team to evaluate and in order to further the Lab's research agenda.

      This is a full-time, paid position. The length of the internship is 12 weeks over the summer; the details of start- and end-dates will be coordinated with other interns working on the same program. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Santa Clara, California (or, where applicable, to Hillsboro/Portland, Oregon) area for the duration of the internship. Relocation assistance is available through Intel.

      Job responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
      -- Designing for - and hands-on, rapid development of - prototypes that explore future technology experiences
      -- Extensive collaboration with design and research team members to synthesize user research, and develop/visualize product concepts, interaction schemes, and user experiences
      -- Contributing to the development of a user experience strategy for emerging technologies, positioning projects within the context of Intel's business, industry/ecosystem developments, and emerging consumer behaviors

      The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following:
      -- Experience working on collaborative team projects in interaction design, information architecture, and/or design for digital experiences
      -- Experience with iterative prototyping within a design process
      -- Interest in convergent digital-physical interfaces
      -- Visual design skills and experience, and demonstrated familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator
      -- Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
      -- Wild creativity paired with strong analytical and logical problem-solving skills
      -- High tolerance for a dynamic work environment with rapidly changing priorities

      Minimum Requirements
      -- Current enrollment in a master's or PhD program in Computer Science, Engineering, Human Factors, Applied Arts, Design or related discipline
      -- 1+ years demonstrated practical experience with computer programming (e.g. JavaScript, Python, C, C++, CSS, HTML, Qt)

      Preferred Qualifications
      -- 1+ years demonstrated practical experience with interactive prototyping tools such as Arduino, Processing, OpenFrameworks
      -- 1+ years demonstrated practical experience working with Auto CAD, Solid Works, and/or related 3D modeling/fabrication technologies

      Job Category : General
      Primary Location : USA-California, Santa Clara

      Full/Part Time : Full Time
      Job Type : Student/Intern
      Regular/Temporary : Temporary
      Posting Date : Mar 18, 2013
      Apply Before : Mar 19, 2014

      Business Group Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.
      Posting Statement : We will accept applications/resumes until 60 days after posting date or earlier at Intel’s discretion. Intel invites people of all ages currently enrolled in an academic institution (or graduated within the last 18 months) to apply.

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