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Home Depot User Experience Intern-Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The User Experience Intern, works hand in hand, often pairing, with other members of product teams to bring products to life.

With an understanding of user needs and processes, the User Experience Intern, will enhance usability, create workflow efficiencies, and delight our users through the enablement of intuitive, cross-channel technology solutions. They will work with more senior User Experience team members to gain proficiency in research, information architecture, interaction design and visual design skills.

This is a temporary role with potential to grow into a permanent position.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

20% - Planning & Analysis:

Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions

Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments

10% - Learning:

Participates in learning activities around modern software design core practices (communities of practice)

Learns, through reading, tutorials and videos, new technologies, and best practices being used within other technology organizations

Increases business acumen by learning about other parts of the business

70% - Delivery & Support:

Learns to work as part of a team focused on designing solutions that align with end user needs

Gains proficiency in skills associated with research, information architecture, interaction design, and visual design by working on small-scale products within an assigned technical area

Designs solutions based on research findings, user stories, user business requirements documents, and/or technical design documents

Creates designs such that information is easy to find, consume, and understand

Follows the established processes, policies, standards, and procedures to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies and standards

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the User Experience Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required: HS

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Additional Qualifications:

Currently pursuing bachelors degree

Preferred Qualifications:

0-1 years of relevant work experience

Exposure to one or more of the following disciplines: user research, interaction design, information architecture, visual design

Exposure to the translation of user needs into visual assets

Excellent academic performance

Interest in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

Drives Results: Consistent

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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