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User Experience Intern

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Department: Product Team

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Student (College)

InteraXon is enjoying rapid growth as we launch our first consumer product Muse: the brain sensing headband in the US and Canada.  We’re looking to bring on a UX Intern to work directly with the product team on user research, feature definition and interface design.

If you’re just starting to build your UX career, this is a great opportunity to learn and grow.  You will experience how UX is applied to the hard problems surrounding a completely new product category.


You'll be a fit if...

  • You are inquisitive and empathic.
  • You despise unnecessary complexity and understand the critical role user experience plays in producing great products.
  • You are proactive, independent, and passionate about UX.
  • You obsessively evaluate the user experience, usability, and comprehensibility of technologies you encounter.
  • You have experience with some elements of the UX process and are hungry to learn more as you develop your own UX career.
  • You have a leaning toward either user research or user interface design, but have a healthy interest in both.
  • You’re motivated by the idea of applying technology to health and well-being.

The Opportunity:

  • You will help plan, document and moderate ongoing UX research sessions, including taking real-time notes, analyzing and documenting findings, moderating unbiased interviews, and making product design recommendations.
  • You will produce user flows, information architecture and interfaces for mobile features and communicate them through sketches, diagrams, and wireframes.
  • You will participate in design workshops with the product team where we define and sketch new potential features and products.
  • You will support the product team with organizational, logistical and administrative tasks related to UX.

Must-have:

  • Currently enrolled in a relevant bachelor’s program.
  • Demonstrable passion for UX with example projects you can discuss in detail.
  • An ability to learn and apply new skills quickly.
  • Analytical thinking, observational, and communication skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and a high attention to detail.
  • A clean design sense which prioritizes simplicity.
  • A portfolio which demonstrates process, problem solving, and UX principles

Bonus:

  • Visual design skills
  • Experience with Axure
  • Research experience in academia or industry

Perks:

  • Located in loft office space King/Spadina
  • Rooftop patio!
  • Makers of Muse: the brain sensing headband
  • Venture capital funded
  • Frequent team events including BBQs, video game competitions, yoga, etc.

 

Our Story

We're InteraXon: the leading innovator in the field of brain computer interface (BCI) technology.  We have just launched our first consumer product Muse: the brain sensing headband in the US and Canada.  You’ll be among a group of thought leaders made up of engineers, neuroscientists, designers, marketers and sales and have the opportunity to shape the future of BCI right here in downtown Toronto.

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