Internship - Interaction Design, Visual Design, HCI

James Lin
2009
Internship - Interaction Design, Visual Design, HCI
October 6, 2010 - 11:10am
Princeton, NJ
United States
Employer: 
Siemens Corporate Research
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Other
How to apply: 
Please send resumes to James Lin, Ph.D. jameslin@siemens.com, include URLs to online portfolios and previous work.
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Internship
User Experience, Siemens Corporate Research
Princeton, New Jersey, USA


The User Experience (UX) group at Siemens Corporate Research (SCR) is seeking for interns. Recent graduates or students in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, Product Design, HCI, Computer Science, or closely related fields are encouraged to apply. The interns will work closely with senior staff in designing user interfaces for future Siemens products/systems, supporting funded research projects, and/or creating highly interactive conceptual systems for exhibitions, conferences and international tradeshows. The SCR UX is a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, dynamic, and friendly work environment.

Specifically, SCR UX has openings for the following internship positions, in addition to 11 internship positions that have already been filled this year. Our interns are from the top universities and design schools worldwide. For example, this year we have students from universities and design schools in Italy, France, Brazil, the Netherlands, and the United States. The internships in SCR UX are paid positions.

1.    Visual Design Intern, with interactive media design background.

Ideal Candidate: BA/MA/MFA students or recent graduates in Visual Design, Graphic Design, or Digital Media Design. She/he should have excellent visual design skills and experiences in designing interactive demos and user interfaces for complex systems and products; proficiency in Adobe CS 4/5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash & InDesign).

2.    Interaction Design Intern, with product design background.

Ideal Candidate: BA/MA/MFA students or recent graduates in Interaction Design, Industrial Design or Digital Media Design, with excellent interaction design and product design skills and experiences in designing interactive demos and user interfaces for complex systems and products. She/he should be proficient in 3D modeling platform (e.g. 3ds Max), Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop; experience in Flash is a plus.

3.    HCI Intern, with solid Flash prototyping, multi-touch UI or tangible UI experience.

Ideal Candidate: MS/PhD students or recent graduates in HCI & having BS in Computer Science. She/he should have strong prototyping and programming skills in designing and developing interactive demos and tangible user interfaces for complex systems, as well as experience on HCI research; proficiency in Adobe Flash AS3 and/or WPF & C#.

 

About Siemens Corporate Research (http://www.usa.siemens.com/research/)

SCR is the research, development, and innovation center of Siemens Corporation in the US. The UX at SCR consults with and supports Siemens business sectors worldwide in user experience design and innovation. Additionally, the UX works with the US Government and partners with universities for research projects in the field of HCI. The UX / User Interface Design group is located on three continents (Munich, Germany; Princeton, NJ, USA; and Beijing, China). These internship positions are based at Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Princeton is approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

 

About SIEMENS (http://www.siemens.com/)

We're Siemens, a global innovation company helping the needs of businesses, communities and employees right here in the US. From improving security at airports, to helping healthcare professionals make more accurate diagnoses of the heart, to reducing delivery time for forwarded mail and beyond, we're achieving the unexpected all because of our employees. Which is why we offer a work culture where ideas are free to fly, diversity programs that capture the strengths of thought rather than ethnicity, and mentoring and training programs that can take careers to new heights. And that's pretty inspiring.

Because when you and 70,000 diverse minds innovate together, you can change the world. Imagine that.

 

To Apply

Please send resumes to James Lin, Ph.D. jameslin@siemens.com

Please include URLs to online portfolios and previous work.

For immediate consideration, please reply as soon as possible and before Oct 17th, 2010. The Internship Program at SCR attracts top & young talents around the world. International applicants are encouraged to apply.