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Fall 2022 Intern - UX Design - Design

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Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: IL Home City, IL, US, 62701

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.

 

SUMMARY
ANSYS empowers the world's most innovative companies to design and deliver transformational products by offering the best and broadest engineering simulation software to solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Thus, through our enriching internship program, we help develop the next-generation of engineers and technologists.

As a student intern, you will help develop our industry-leading simulation software while gaining real experience in your field of study.  You will work on a variety of impactful projects to help maintain, advance, and accelerate ANSYS products.

In this internship, you will support the User Experience Team within the Design Business Unit (DBU). This is a 40-hour per week paid position starting August 2022 and concluding December 2022.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in preparing low and medium fidelity UI designs and/or prototypes using design documents, acceptance criteria, and other sources.
  • Assist with creation of high fidelity visual designs and/or visual assets (e.g. icons).
  • Assist with formulating, conducting, and analyzing results of usability studies.
  • Assist in the creation and validation of personas and user scenarios based on user research to communicate user needs and goals.
  • Understand user needs and business goals when generating new ideas and concepts.
  • Informally present design work to stakeholders, within and outside of UX team, as part of rapid iterative design process

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • University student pursuing a degree in UX, Industrial design, Human Factors engineering or any other design related fields with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Ability to support UX team efforts to communicate business requirements into relevant designs.
  • Basic understanding of the user centered design process along with experience with user research, UI design, interaction design, and usability testing.
  • A desire and background in understanding project needs and translating them into wireframes and/or prototypes to demonstrate concepts to stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior experience or good working knowledge of the Adobe Suite Products (e.g. Photoshop and Illustrator)

ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

 
ENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
 
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
 
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
 
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com

 

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.
 

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

 


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