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UX Software Design Intern

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Job Number:
651839
Job Category:
Information Technology - Software
Location:
MORGANTOWN, WV US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Leidos has a job opening for a UX Software Design Intern in Morgantown, WV.

POSITION/PROGRAM SUMMARY:
Leidos is seeking a User Experience Design Intern to join our growing team in Morgantown, WV. You will support our design process throughout the planning and development lifecycle for a multitude of unique user interfaces. You will also work collaboratively with software engineers, domain experts, customers, vendors, and executives to meet objectives and provide innovative solutions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Work closely with designers, writers, and software engineers to develop creative solutions for a wide variety of user experience challenges including mobile and desktop.
-Participate in user research activities enabling the team to build a deep understanding of how our vendors and customers use our solutions.
-Use data, analytics, and business requirements to assist product management in developing user stories.
-Propose artistic direction and help define style guides and content strategy.
-Present design work to the engineering team, product team, and executives for review and feedback.

***Position requires US citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD security clearance***

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
-Actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in visual art, graphic design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related field from an accredited university, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Portfolio, or relevant samples of: graphic and layout design, website design, illustrations, storyboards, wireframes, etc.
-Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.
-Ability to create illustrations and visual images to communicate complex systems.
-Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment.
-Desire to work in a start-up style environment, where iteration is encouraged.
-US Citizenship is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.).
Experience designing responsive web layouts.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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