As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) is to transform the future of business communications. The 8x8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
If you are interested in software product design and passionate about delivering high-quality UX read on. This might be just the opportunity you were looking for to jump-start your career.
As an intern on the 8x8 Product Design team, you will be working closely with highly experienced Product Designers & Researchers to further enhance the quality of our communication tools and the experience of millions of users worldwide.
This opportunity expects a 15-20 hrs dedication per week.
Assist with further developing both our web and mobile platforms.
Run user research and surveys to drive explorative research and usability tests to help improve the tone and voice of our 8x8 products develop UI mockups and prototypes based on observed user behavior, habits, and needs to create and communicate end-to-end scenarios, interaction models, and screen designs.
Collaborate with Engineering teams to form and test creative, high-value solutions that can be shipped relatively quickly help us refine our library of user interface components and patterns
You are in a Bachelors's program and exploring opportunities in the UX, Research, and Design field.
Previous experience working with a design tool such as Figma, Sketch, or Adobe CS.
Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team.
Experience in one or more of the following: Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Keynote, Zeplin.
Strong presentation and communication skills.
Able to clearly present your work and rationale to a variety of teammates and partners.
Basic understanding of HTML, CSS and JS/JQueryShows a clear sense of modern style, typography, and photography.
Mobile app design, analytic/infographic design, icon design is a plus prior experience in user research and behavior analysis is a plus.
Experience designing social products prior work experience/internship experience in the design field will be a plus.
Appetite for learning and willingness to take on challenges and get things done.
Flexibility and adaptability to change good written and spoken English
You have a portfolio of university work or your own projects showcasing your design process & problem-solving is desirable. We’re looking for driven, out-of-the-box thinkers who know how to design real-world products.
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