John Deere Product Engineering User Experience Intern 2017c 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 Intern 2017c - 31453

Your Responsibilities

In this position you will be a member of the John Deere User Experience team. This team supports the interface design of our in-cab displays, mobile applications, and web experiences. In addition, you may provide support to the Operator Station Engineering team and product lines by providing insights from a UX/Human Factors perspective. Your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide UX expertise to one or more Operator Station or display related projects

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

  • Developing mockups and rapid prototyping of mobile applications and websites, working within and in addition to a style guide

  • Plan and participate in user validation events

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

What Skills You Need:

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

  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior pursuing a Bachelors Degree or Senior pursuing a Masters Degree in human factors, human computer interaction, engineering psychology, psychology, industrial design, or related degree.

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

​Location, location, location! We have internship locations across the United States so you must be willing to relocate domestically.

Work Statement: US Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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