User Interface Design Co-op

Farm is looking for a user interface design co-op to join our product development group. The co-op will work on challenging projects in support of real-time business issues while developing skills and experiences. The student will also be involved in projects that matter to the business and help achieve company goals as well as solve complex problems and generate new ideas for a global organization while utilizing creativity and innovation to develop entrepreneurial skills.

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…
  • Participate in the conceptualization of interfaces having an appropriate level of sophistication, complexity, and/or breadth of scope according to skill level.
  • Show a developing awareness of the overall product and its primary function as it relates to the user(s) and “system” in which it lives. Acquire knowledge through client inputs and formative research to inform the design process.
  • Possess some knowledge of software development and design principles as needed.
  • Create necessary documentation to convey the design solution to design leads and management through sketches, wireframes, design layouts, and prototypes.
  • As applicable, design illustrations, icons, instructions for use, packaging, and graphics.
  • Work with user research, industrial design, and software engineering to implement a design that meets end-user needs and marketing requirements while applying a high value to functionality and development needs.
  • Interact with the research, engineering, operations, business development, and quality disciplines.
  • Provide verbal and written presentations to other team members that effectively communicate the value of his/her designs.
  • Develop an understanding of your capabilities and work commitments and be able to provide estimates/schedule for work deliverables, which may require management oversight.
Here is some of what you’ll need (required)...
  • Student from an accredited school studying user interface design, graphic design, or user experience design.
  • 3.0 minimum GPA.
  • Sufficient maturity to interact with project teams in a cooperative and productive manner with medium supervision.
  • Demonstrated versatility and competency levels in creativity and technical comprehension.
  • Experience using digital tools to resolve user interface challenges and to produce quality layouts, graphics, and prototypes; proficient in Windows operating system and other design software.
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Here are a few of our preferred experiences…
  • Knowledge of basic coding language is welcome, but not required.

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