Intern - User Experience/User Interface Engineering Opportunities

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VMware
Palo Alto, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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# About Us

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We empower our customers by radically simplifying IT through virtualization software with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Ranked on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World list. Learn more at vmware.com/careers today!

# Why work for our Division

VMware’s world-class, award-winning RD team is comprised of thousands of top-notch computer scientists and software engineers that are transforming computing through virtualization. Members of the RD team voice their creative ideas and watch them become initiatives, participate in exciting short-term and long-term products on the VMware roadmap, initiate advanced research projects, and/or write and test code that ships. At VMware, our engineers continue to learn and grow by working with top professionals from around the world and recent graduates of top universities and by taking advantage of our extensive internal training opportunities and generous external education assistance program. RD team members work on the latest computing equipment and have access to the ACM and IEEE libraries. VMware has RD offices in: Silicon Valley; Burlington, MA; Cambridge, MA; Broomfield, CO; Sofia, Bulgaria; Aarhus, Denmark; London, UK; Herzliya, Israel; Bangalore, India; and Beijing, China.

# Job Description

Intern - User Experience/User Interface Engineering Opportunities

As an intern at VMware, you will be challenged to create innovative solutions for our customers by solving complex problems in a team-focused environment. If you are driven to imagine, define and deliver what’s next for the industry and your career while unlocking your full potential, come to VMware. You will have the opportunity to grow in our flexible and dynamic environment, challenge your thinking, and influence the future of technology.

User Experience: Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X platforms. They are experts in human-computer interaction (HCI) who are both detail-oriented and technical in nature. UE engineers strive to provide the best possible experience for all VMware customers by applying the latest techniques and methods including think-aloud sessions, storyboarding, interviews, personas, conceptual modeling, high/low fidelity mockups, usability studies, and contextual inquires. The UE engineers work side-by-side with engineering to deliver enterprise applications using the latest technologies.

User Interface: Engineers interested in UI design, human-computer interaction, distributed computing and Web technology get to design and implement Windows, Linux, and Web-based UIs for using and managing real and virtual machines. They work with the latest technology in user interfaces and APIs for managing computer systems.

Responsibilities: You may be involved with some or all of the following:

* Assist in developing user models, designing and prototyping user interfaces for interaction

* Assist in developing and maintaining user interface specifications and guidelines

* Help resolve design tradeoffs and implementation issues

* Conduct necessary front-end research and support usability efforts throughout the product development cycle

Desired Qualifications:

* Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent

* All intern candidates must be enrolled at an accredited four year university with plans to return to school upon completion of an internship opportunity

* Completed coursework in operating systems, computer architecture, compilers or networking

* School or industry projects involving significant design and development

* Experience/knowledge in Flex, HCI, wireframes, mockups

* Experience/knowledge with CSS, HTML, XML, Flash, JavaScript, Java

* Previous internship experience is a plus

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# EEO Statement

VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

*Posting Title:* Intern - User Experience/User Interface Engineering Opportunities

*Advertised Location (Select only ONE location):* Palo Alto, CA, US

*Is this a remote or multiple location position?:* No

*Requisition Number:* 45290BR

*Level of Job (LinkedIn):* Not Applicable

*Advertised Group (Place a checkmark to select multiple groups):* Engineering

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