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Internship User experience designer - Avanade

Brussel/Merelbeke

Company

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
 

Job description

Avanade's Belgium Experience Design talent community helps clients to optimize applications and systems. This is done by reorganizing business processes whilst putting users and tasks at the center of attention.

Our consultants work at the bigger insurance institutes and products industries, helping out with organizing the user journeys of the application. Using techniques like story boards, click analytics, information architectures, wireframes and mock-ups, they structure the user experience of new or existing applications.
 

Qualifications

  • You are in your final year Bachelor (Multimedia, Communication, Graphic/Digital Design, Information Technology etc.) or Master (Product Development/Design, Informatics etc.)
  • You have graphical design skills (Axure, Adobe …), technical design skills (CSS, XAML …) as well as an understanding of human behavior in relation to technology
  • You have an interest in usability, accessibility and ergonomics of software including desktop applications, apps, mobile applications and web sites
  • You are a pro-active team player with excellent communication skills (English/Dutch/French), you have a can-do attitude and are able to turn abstract requirements into tangible designs.
     

Objectives 

As an intern of the Experience Design talent community you will work at one of our clients supporting other talent communities to deliver usable applications. Embedded in a team you will support other consultants in their activities to optimize user experience for our clients. This means you will be responsible for a set of activities that you will need to plan, execute and, on a regular basis, report on. You will interact with the client’s stakeholders and translate their high-level requirements into designs and mock-ups.