Front-end Developer - Industrial Placement (year-long internship)

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies

Software Engineering
England, UK
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Remote Work No
At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.
We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.
Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you'll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.
Together, we've only begun to define the edge of what's possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.
Zebra's User Experience team members are the champions of usability. We know that without good interfaces even the best made devices can be useless. That is why our philosophy is to delight our users and enhance their productivity with Zebra devices and solutions.
As a Front-end Development intern your main role will be to prototype and implement user interfaces for our mobile and cloud systems as part of a team of Software Engineers. This will involve creating front-ends for Android & iOS apps, websites, and both mobile and desktop webapps. You will need to have an eye for design to translate designs into pixel perfect implementations.
You will be working closely with design, research, and engineering team members; advising and collaborating to create industry leading solutions involving bleeding-edge prototype technologies which will give opportunity for travelling worldwide to see how your solutions are improving the experiences of our users.
As a full member of the front-end development team, you will have the opportunity to create front-ends for a large variety of solutions spanning multiple different industries. We primarily work with Flutter and React, although there may be opportunities to work with Angular, Bootstrap, WebComponents, Android/Java/Kotlin and more. Thorough training will be provided to bring you up to speed in the technologies we use, no prior experience is necessary but if you do have experience with any front-end technologies this will be beneficial.
As part of a team of Front-end Developers
  • Work, advise, and collaborate with UX Designers to produce elegant and innovative front-end user interfaces in the latest front-end technologies
  • Prototype new ways to interact with bleeding edge mobile and virtual technologies
  • Fulfil several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
  • Interact with teams across the whole of Zebra to spread the message of good User Experiences
  • Take part in team brainstorms to discover new and innovative product ideas

  • Current University student studying for an Undergraduate Degree
  • Interest in frontend development (i.e. Android UI, client-side web apps/sites)
  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a team to accomplish goals
  • Demonstrates a willingness and aptitude for learning
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively with others.

Why Zebra?
We offer competitive fixed salary and performance linked bonus as well as a range of corporate benefits which support the lifestyle, professional development, health and learning of our people.
UK Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + public holidays
  • Up to 32 hours paid time off per year to volunteer with a charity of your choice
  • Reward & recognition scheme - earn points to spend online
  • Pension Scheme with a matched contribution up to 7%
  • Private medical cover
  • Innovative online learning platform offering vast growth opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program

Zebra’s culture is encouraging and collaborative where employees are encouraged to learn and grow together. This is a phenomenal time to join us – we are excited to hear from you!
Equal Opportunities
We are committed to offering equal opportunities, and we encourage applications from all sections of the community.
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