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San Francisco, California
Location: San Francisco
Duration: 12 weeks
This is a paid internship
Bring the power of continuous learning at scale
As a Designer at Pivotal, you will apply your craft on a range of products, services, and experiments. Our culture provides opportunities to explore around the technologies we’re researching and investing in. Some of your work will be very practical user interface design, applied to software products used every day by hundreds of thousands of people. Other work could be more generative explorations that you carry out in partnership across the organization in an evolving domain.
Who we are looking for
You are currently studying and/or practicing designing web or mobile applications. You enjoy collaborating with people and group problem solving. You are committed to lifelong design learning from research to user experience to visual design. You have a desire to work in agile teams practicing Lean UX, User Centered Design and Extreme Programming. You are a creative problem solver who is comfortable with uncertainty. You find a lot of value in delivering working software for people over pixel perfect designs.
What you’ll be doing
In this role, you will research, collate and synthesize user needs to help conceive, define, and evolve solutions for our users across a range of mediums and experiences. Your portfolio will show that you've worked on challenging projects across all steps of the design process: research, prototyping, and visual design. In addition you will be expected to:
Contribute to a team of multidisciplinary practitioners and help solve big and complex problems
Build and share empathy with people in order to deeply understand them and their needs
Advocate for users and delivering designs in a dynamic work environment
Advocate the benefits of design thinking to product teams
Help derive insights from data and build those into an actionable plan
Design and facilitate co-creation design workshops
Challenge teams to think bigger and act smaller
Present work, concepts and new ideas to senior leadership teams
Required Skills / Experiences
Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program studying design thinking or have equivalent experience through self study or freelance work
A foundation in UX design with experience in one or more of the following: research, visual design, consulting
A portfolio (1 or 2 projects) that demonstrates some experience in UX and interaction design
Desired Skills / Experiences
Experience designing full-service consumer and business applications
Experience in user research methodologies and can educate others
Comfortable with public speaking and facilitating meetings with large crowds
Active member of the design community
What’s it like to work at Pivotal
At Pivotal, we are opinionated about the cultural qualities that contribute to better digital products. Engineers, designers and product managers practice cross discipline pairing because we know this is how to grow skills, increase collaboration and deliver remarkable results. We work in small teams, and rotate between them frequently, so that we are able to meet new challenges and explore new ideas.
Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. We subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful mission: to transform how the world builds software.
Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider you for this role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.