UX/UI Design Intern - Summer 2024 Internship (Meraki)
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 15, 2023
UX/UI Design Internship, Summer 2024 (May - August), full-time
work schedule, Monday- Friday 40 hours per week. Please include a
link to your portfolio in your application or within your resume
Meraki makes setting up and maintaining reliable Internet and
Internet-powered devices easier than ever before. We enable
organizations everywhere, from local libraries to hotels operating
worldwide, to focus on their mission and have technology that
simply works. We're looking for a UX Design intern to join us in
simplifying IT! As a UX intern at Meraki, you will design of
interactions and components. Collaborating with other designers,
researchers, and partners in product management and engineering,
you will collect data and conduct research to understand users'
goals, and you will explore and iterate on solutions. We place a
high value on encouraging the growth and development of everyone on
the team. On the UX team, we give and get feedback early and often,
share what we know, and learn from each other. UX interns will be
paired with a mentor and work closely with them throughout their
internship. The UX team's primary focus is on software, but we also
find opportunities to collaborate with teams across the
organization and think about how to improve the entire customer
- Understand our users' domain, workflows, and difficulties to
inform the design process effectively.
- Build both lo-fi and hi-fi interactions, actively collaborating
with team members to develop innovative and user-friendly
- Continuously refine designs based on feedback from peers, user
research insights, usability testing results, analytics data, and
other relevant sources.
- Present clear and persuasive rationales for design decisions,
ensuring stakeholders understand the user-centric approach behind
the product choices.
- Seek and incorporate feedback from fellow designers,
researchers, and team collaborators to foster an environment of
continuous improvement and excellence in design outcomes.
- Authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship
now or in the future
- Including but not limited to an upcoming graduate of a
technical degree or certification program from a Technical Boot
Camp, Apprenticeship, Community College or 4-Year University, or
Graduate degree program
- Passionate about user-centered design principles, consistently
placing user needs and experiences at the core of the design
process to create intuitive and meaningful digital interfaces.
- Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams,
collaborating with individuals from diverse fields such as
engineering, product, and more to achieve common design goals.
- Investigate challenges in screen-based products, develop
sophisticated solutions, and refine designs based on feedback and
- Knowledge in low/high fidelity wireframing, rapid prototyping,
storyboarding, illustration, and creating user flows, enabling the
creation of cohesive and user-friendly digital interfaces and
- Foundational understanding and familiarity with front-end code
(HTML/CSS), enabling effective communication with developers and
implementation of design concepts. At Cisco Meraki, we're
challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion,
and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can
imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full
potential of our people! We're building an employee experience that
includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability,
veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will
consider for employment, on a case-by-case basis, qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records. Message to
applicants applying to work in the U.S.:When available, the salary
range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range
for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including
equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect
base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual
bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and
incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the
candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but
not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education,
certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the
full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The
recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in
your location during the hiring process. U.S. employees have access
to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with
a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability
coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings.
Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year,
which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their
birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical
or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer
additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community.
Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our
Employee Stock Purchase Program. Employees on sales plans earn
performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which
is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based
incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive
target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%.
Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may
increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on
incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance
elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to
125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold
of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.
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