Allstate Arity - UX Design Intern in Chicago, Illinois
Arity - UX Design Intern
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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.
The Arity Experience Design (XD) team is a multi-disciplinary group that designs user interactions and experiences with devices, systems and services that provide a positive, engaging and productive experience. The team is made up of Design Leads, Experience Designers, Content Designers, Design Researchers, UI Engineers, and Visual Designers who work together to design delightful experiences.
The XD team is responsible for applying knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions.
This is a 12 week long Summer 2019 internship at Arity. The Experience Design Intern uses their user-centered design skills to help frame problems and provide innovative interaction design solutions that meet user needs while fulfilling key business objectives. They are comfortable working on concepting and early discovery work, as well as iterating on a mature product while embedded on a product team. On their product team, they are constantly communicating and collaborating with Product Managers, Engineers, Data Scientists and Marketing. They also know when to partner with other members of the Experience Design Team who have complementary skills in specialties like visual design, content strategy, research and front-end coding. Their ultimate goal is to deliver value to end-users as quickly as possible and to help Arity make personal transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.these needs
Assist with user-centered design approaches to product envisioning and development
Partner with Design, Product, Engineering, Data Science and Marketing on project goals
Partner with XD team specialist when appropriate for the product
Make daily product design decisions with the product manager and developers
Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities, constraints and features
Leverage data and user feedback to drive design decisions
Create rapid iterations of design prototypes that can be tested and validated quickly
Conduct frequent & appropriate user research, testing and metrics analysis
Commit to quick feedback loops and keeping focused on outcomes over deliverables
Be an engaging and effective communicator of ideas
Inspire others with your enthusiasm and work ethic
Understand and interpret brand, user, and business needs and develop innovative, creative, and results-oriented digital solutions that address these needs
Arity Internship Program:
Target start date: May/June 2019
12 week summer internship program
An attractive compensation package
Housing stipend offered to qualified students
Collaborative team environment
Planned intern networking and development opportunities
Volunteer/community service opportunities
Potential to receive possible full-time employment after graduation
Start Date: May/June 2019
Rising Senior pursuing Master's Degree in design, computer science, information sciences, psychology, human factors and or HCI preferred.
Has experience in Interaction Design/Information Architecture and at least one more UX discipline: User Research, Visual Design, or Content Strategy
Ability to design and envision experiences iteratively in a lean environment
Knowledge of communication and development tools like Invision and Sketch
The ability to quickly produce clickable prototypes is desired
Experience using Lean UX methodology is strongly desired
Experience with design systems, pattern libraries, and Web development frameworks desired
Has an entrepreneurial spirit and not afraid to stand up for what they believe is the right product
Motivated to continuously learn new skills and capabilities that they do not currently possess
Excellent communication, including storytelling, writing, and presentation
Excellent organizational and time management skills
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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