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John Deere Product Engineering User Experience Summer Intern 2020b in Moline, Illinois

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Moline

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Engineering User Experience Summer Intern 2020b - 63050

Your Responsibilities

In this position you will be a member of the John Deere User Experience team. This team supports the experience design of our in-cab displays, mobile applications, web experiences, and future automated solutions. In addition, you may provide support to various engineering teams across product lines by providing insights from a UX/Human Factors perspective.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Review existing research or analyze existing products, applying the findings to a specific problem and/or process

  • Conducting user research activities including contextual inquiry, surveys, think-aloud testing and ethnography

  • Developing sketches, mockups, design concepts, and rapid prototyping of displays, mobile applications and websites or physical product mockups, working within and in addition to a design language

  • Plan and participate in user validation events as required by the project

What Skills You Need:

  • User-centered design practices, user research and testing skills, user interface design or usability testing experience

  • Currently pursuing an advanced degree in human factors, human computer interaction, engineering psychology, psychology, or industrial design. (Masters or Ph.D. preferred)

  • Desired cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Minimum cumulative GPA required of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale​

Work Statement: US Visa sponsorship is not available

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Interns receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many of the benefits offered to full-time employees.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.