UI / UX Design Internship
September - December
Added: September 2022
Department: Information Technology
Location: Orlando, FL
Reports to: Director of Project Management and Interns
Peers: Developers, Designer, Translation Services, and Support Staff
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Who you are
You are a passionate designer who loves to learn and work alongside a multi-faceted team. You enjoy a challenge and aren’t afraid of solving difficult problems. You take ownership of projects and are confident of the work you produce. But more importantly, you can place yourself in the shoes of other people and can use your skills to make the world a better place, one pixel at a time.
Who We are
We are a group of about a dozen software and infrastructure techs, working at an aggressively growing non-profit that is helping to make the Bible available to everyone, everywhere. God has blessed us with the resources to pay for high performance team-members. You can learn more about our organization here. This is the kind of place that rewards intensity, ambition, drive, and creativity.
The Job You'll Do
You’ll be helping design solutions to help support Bible translation. You'll be jumping into existing projects as well as helping create new tools. You'll be responsible for understanding the project at a high level while also being able to focus on the finer details.
You and your teammates will create easy to use solutions so the rest of the organization can focus on raising money, raising volunteers, equipping the nations to translate the Bible, and saving the world. You’ll propel the Bible toward universal availability.
what We'll Do For You
- We’ll give you a place where you can build things the way you’ve always wanted to, and make a difference in the process.
- We’ll give you opportunities to grow, stretch, flex, and learn.
- Teach and implement Agile/Scrum methodology
- Teach you about Design best practices and how to apply them
- Create an environment to learn from mentors and each other
- Have you contribute to real-world projects with meaningful impact
- Enable worshiping God through your talents in fellowship with other believers
Job Responsibilities and Duties
- Work with a team to design easy to use software each Sprint.
- Participate in Sprint and Product planning.
- Participate in daily team Standup meetings.
- Research the pros and cons of an existing Reviewer’s Guide and determine how we might improve upon it.
- Learn existing style guides and create new article layouts for the Bible in Every Language website.
- Participate in design brainstorming and contribute to existing projects where necessary
- Visual Design: Demonstrates an understanding and application of proper typography, color, visual hierarchy, and layout; produce visuals that are consistent with Wycliffe Associates’ style guides.
- Prototype: Demonstrate an understanding of some prototyping methods and can create basic prototypes where needed.
- Toolkit: Uses the appropriate tools to solve and communicate various steps of the design process.
- Research: Demonstrate an ability to do basic research, such as: user interviews, competitive analysis, surveys, usability tests, etc.
- User Flow: Demonstrates an ability to create basic flow charts and wireframes; Can work within simple flows and use them as a brainstorming tool.
- IA: Demonstrate an awareness of information architecture and has a good sense of organization.
- Usability Testing: Demonstrate experience in assisting in some forms of usability testing;
- Is currently enrolled or completed a bachelor's degree program in Graphic Design, Communications, Digital Media, Computer Science, or comparable degrees required.
- A conscientious, hard-working self-starter who takes initiative and can work independently.
- Demonstrate gracefulness and consideration of others.
- Demonstrate self-awareness, emotional and relational maturity
- Strong organization and time management skills
- Demonstrate problem solving skills
- A portfolio that demonstrates understanding and application of the design process.
- Prior work experience is preferred, but not required.
- Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and live a life in full alignment with our Core Beliefs.
- Should sense a call from God to ministry and have a genuine caring for people.
- Should have personal warmth that invites confidence and possess a personal integrity that never forfeits the trust that is offered.
- Ability to be at ease with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
- Demonstration of the attitudes of a servant leader.
- Ability to work effectively with a virtual team.
- Ability and desire to learn new technologies, improve skills, and adapt to change.
- Spiritual Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ): Demonstrates desire and ability to support corporate Biblical and religious goals and participate in work related spiritual activities without mental reservation.