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User Experience Design Intern

| Greater Denver Area

Workiva is reinventing financial and managerial reporting. Our cloud-based applications enable real-time collaboration for the most important and challenging reports, including SEC filings. The easy-to-use interfaces and controls, specifically designed for financial professionals, make the Wdesk product platform the top choice of the most influential organizations in the world.

What You'll Do:

User Experience Interns at Workiva are empowered to help to design and prototype superior user experiences across the entire product suite. UX Interns work closely with senior Designers, Customers, Engineers, Product Managers and User Researchers to discover, validate, design, prototype, test, and iterate on products that ship continuously.

What You'll Need:

You have great design skills and a growing portfolio of user-focused designs and experiences. You are passionate about designing user experiences that enrich and improve people's lives. You enjoy visually communicating ideas, learning about new methodologies, and solving complex design problems.

Your safe place is in front of Illustrator/Sketch, where you are learning to quickly produce wireframes, user flows, lightweight personas, mockups and even production ready assets. You also desire to possess inspiring communication skills to effectively collaborate and convey your ideas to others.

  • Solid design skills
  • Great portfolio (showing your process and sketches, not just the finished product)
  • Intense passion for design and user experience
  • Good collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient within the Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite, especially Illustrator (or Sketch)
  • Sense of humor

Bonus Points:

  • Progress on or completion of a Masters or Bachelors degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Design or a related field like Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to translate designs into mockups and functional prototypes (Axure, HTML/CSS, etc.)
  • Ability to tell the story about the user workflow and ability to articulate UX/UI decisions

Where You'll Work:

We firmly believe our people are our greatest assets, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to not only make a difference, but BE the difference. Employees at Workiva develop and provide cutting-edge solutions and services to the business market. We hire smart, talented people with a wide range of skills who are hungry to tackle some of today's most challenging problems. Workiva offers a creative culture and open-minded leadership. We want you to thrive, which is why we provide you with perks like:
Health & Wellness:Need a break? Hit the relaxation room, or take a bike ride.
Casual Dress:Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
Extras:Free healthy snacks and drinks, Friday social hours with stocked fridges, awesome team outings, and even five dog-friendly offices.
Learn more on our Muse Page
More about Workiva:At Workiva (NYSE:WK) we create best-in-class solutions for enterprise productivity. Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is being used by thousands of companies globally, including over 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. We love our customers, and they love us back.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without currently or at any point in the future requiring sponsorship. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • PythonLanguages
    • Google AppEngineLanguages
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    • Dart Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CassandraDatabases
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Currently we have two offices in Centennial and Boulder, however, in 2018 we will be moving to a place downtown yet to be determined!

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen

Additional Perks + Benefits

Company Bicycles. Healthy Snacks and Drinks. Creative Culture & Open Minded Leadership (ie: autonomous work environment). Flex, HSA, Life, AD&D, supplemental life, Long & Short Term Disability, Paternity Leave. Stock Options and ESPP. Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women in Tech Committee.

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