UX/UI Design Intern

UX/UI Design Intern

Chicago, IL

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for this position.
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Description

Please note, DMC requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for this position.

DMC is a project-based engineering consulting firm in Chicago focused on software development and control systems. We develop and implement solutions for a wide range of industries using a variety of technologies and platforms. 

DMC is looking for an enthusiastic UX/UI designer with a solid understanding of design principles and a passion for providing streamlined and intuitive experiences to join our marketing team. The UX/UI intern will craft user experiences for our client's systems and our internal marketing initiatives. Client projects can range from designing interfaces for line operators in large-scale factories to working with a startup developing web, desktop, and mobile apps that pair with their device. This individual will also work closely with our marketing team to design updates to our internal website, company branding, and marketing collateral. 

DMC's #1 core value is "Hire Smart People," and we believe that great companies are built from great people. Our goal is to bring the best people to DMC and figure out how to best allow them to reach their potential.

Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in a design-related field (Graphic Design, UX, etc.) with a minimum 3.4 GPA
  • Ability to work a minimum of 15-20 hours per week
  • Strong interest in user interface design
  • Online portfolio demonstrating a solid understanding of user experience design and graphic design principles
  • Ability to work with loosely define criteria and walk clients through a process to help determine design direction
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Creativity!

What you'll do:

  • Design client user interfaces focusing on ease of use and aesthetics
  • Work collaboratively with clients and colleagues through the iterative design process
  • Sketching, ideation, and brainstorming
  • Perform research, requirement gathering
  • Design wireframes, user flows, prototypes, polished UI designs
  • Illustrate graphics and iconography
  • Finalize graphics for development and implementation
  • Collaborate on design and content updates for company website
  • Design DMC marketing collateral
  • Create interface design mockups, graphics, and presentations for sales opportunities

What we offer:

  • Paid holiday and sick time
  • Flexible work location (hybrid environment)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Company sponsored athletic, cultural, and social events
  • Unique company traditions including: welcome parties, FedEx Day, All Day Company Meeting, and Yearly Office Events
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Weekly catered meals and stocked kitchens
  • Open office workspace with fun amenities such as ping pong, pool, & shuffle board
  • Regular employee engagement surveys
  • Mentorship program
  • Career and leadership development programs
  • Ongoing technical and soft skills training

Compensation

  • $18 - $22 per hour

If you're interested, please apply and include a link to your portfolio and the following in a cover letter:

  • A short description of a project you're most proud of
  • Your proposed schedule and how many hours you're available to work during the work week

Please visit our website at www.dmcinfo.com, or read some of our blogs to find out a little more about what you might be getting yourself into!

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