UX Design Intern (Placement Year)

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies

England, UK
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Remote Work Hybrid
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.
We have created a great new opportunity for a trainee / intern to join our Innovation & Design Team on a 1-year placement where you will learn new skills and apply existing knowledge.
An award-winning global customer research and design team made up of industrial designers, design researchers, human factors engineers and user experience designers, this group’s focus is on delivering compelling physical and digital product design solutions and performance-focused user experiences for the enterprise market.
As part of the Innovation & Design team, our designers are challenged to envision new products which solve complex problems, and which are carried into high-volume production.
Supporting our team in the creation of digital assets (this is not physical product design) for Interaction and User Experience Design for mobile and desktop applications. Our trainee / intern will learn what it means to be an integral part of a growing, global team that is involved in strategic and tactical projects.
A great learning opportunity, you will help to create required digital elements to bring design projects to life and into production!
A Day in the Life of an Innovation & Design Trainee
  • Icons - Creation of and preparing Icons for use by developers and marketing
  • Graphic design for Google Play Store - Creating screens for app previews as seen on the Play Store
  • Animation - Creating of loading animations for apps or storytelling animations for use in PowerPoint presentations
  • Talking to people in different countries
  • Participating in team collaboration to solve problems via workshops and brainstorms
  • Testing designs - Assist with the testing of designs to get feedback from users
  • App design - Creation of designs for Zebra apps.

We are looking for an outgoing and curious team player with a passion for thinking about people, and how they use Zebra products, like handheld scanners and mobile computers.
You are either
Looking for a year in industry placement from your Bachelor's degree in a design-related discipline.
Looking for your first step into tech, you have A levels or a college qualification, preferably in a design-related discipline like graphic or product design.
This is a year-long paid placement July 24 -July 25. Please only apply if you can commit to the full length of the placement.
  • Basic sketching skills are important, along with the ability to communicate ideas and concepts.
  • Highly creative and detail-oriented with a passion for delivering work of the highest quality.
  • Hardworking, self-motivated, and proactive; this is a great springboard opportunity into a career in design with a global technology leader.
  • You do not need to be able to code!

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.
To protect candidates from falling victim to online fraudulent activity involving fake job postings and employment offers, please be aware our recruiters will always connect with you via @zebra.com email accounts. Applications are only accepted through our applicant tracking system and only accept personal identifying information through that system. Our Talent Acquisition team will not ask for you to provide personal identifying information via e-mail or outside of the system. You can always verify the validity of a job posting or recruiter interaction by contacting us at HRServiceCenter@zebra.com If you are a victim of identity theft contact your local police department.