UX Designer / UX Researcher Intern - Fall 2022 Internship (Meraki)

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UX Designer / UX Researcher Intern - Fall 2022 Internship (Meraki)

San Francisco, CA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    UX DESIGN / RESEARCH INTERNSHIP, FALL 2022 (SEPTEMBER 2022 - DECEMBER 2022)

    Please include a link to your portfolio in your application or within your resume

    Meraki makes setting up and maintaining reliable Internet and Internet-powered devices easier than ever before. We enable organizations everywhere, from local libraries to hotels operating worldwide, to focus on their mission and have technology that simply works.

    We're looking for a UX Design intern to join us in simplifying IT! As a UX intern at Meraki, you will be responsible for the design of interactions and components. Collaborating with other designers, researchers, and partners in product management and engineering, you will collect data and conduct research to understand users' goals, and you will explore and iterate on solutions.

    We place a high value on encouraging the growth and development of everyone on the team. On the UX team, we give and get feedback early and often, share what we know, and learn from each other. UX interns will be paired with a mentor and work closely with them throughout their internship.

    The UX team's primary focus is on software, but we also find opportunities to collaborate with teams across the organization and think about how to improve the entire customer journey.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Learn about the domain and workflows of our users
    • esearch: Run and synthesize research, collaborate to create solutions with designers, engineers, and product managers
    • Design: Design lo-fi and hi-fi interactions, collaborate with teammates to prototype solutions
    • Iterate on designs based on peer feedback, user research, usability testing, analytics, and other data
    • Present rationale for product decisions
    • Solicit feedback from designers, researchers, and other collaborators

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be pursuing a degree towards Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Media Arts, or similar
    • Driven, eager, and open to learning new skills and deepening your area(s) of expertise
    • Excellent communicator and take initiative to check-in with your teammates
    • Focus area and strength in user-centered research, human-centered design, or both
    • Collaborated with people in other fields (engineering, product, etc.) and worked as a team
    • Investigated problems in screen-based products and fashioned sophisticated solutions. Assessed the impact of the solutions and iterated on them.
    • A basic understanding and familiarity with front-end code (HTML/CSS)

    INTERN BENEFITS:

    • Housing Assistance
    • Competitive salary
    • Weekly social events inside and outside of the office
    • Daily lunch and dinner
    • Customized laptop and desk setups
    • Medical coverage plan

    At Cisco Meraki, we're challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people! We're building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

    Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    CISCO COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

    The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

  • Industry
    Computer Networking
  • About Us

    We Are Cisco: where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. We embrace digital and help our customers implement change in their businesses. Some may think we’re only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. Our culture allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure—if you learn from it. So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world-changing? Be you, with us!