12 Oct Kamstrup: Internship in UX Design
Do you want to work in the interface between people and technology? Do you have a natural flair for design thinking, and are you passionate about visualising data in collaboration with skilled design-colleagues? Are you ready to challenge yourself and become a part of a growing international company?
Become a part of our Software Technology team
Kamstrup is a Danish technology company, which was founded in 1946 with employees in more than 20 countries and headquarters in Stilling south of Aarhus. We believe no one should have to question their access to clean water or the prospect of a sustainable energy future. Our smart metering solutions empower utilities and societies to reduce water loss and increase energy efficiency by providing them with the insight to act and the data to target their efforts.
As our UX Intern, you will become part of the UX/UI Department, which is an integrated part of Software Technology. The team has a central role in developing new solutions and maintaining existing products. The department collaborates across the organization and supports Kamstrup’s human-centered approach to product development. The department consists of 9 full-time colleagues, who are responsible for the execution of a core set of UX activities and deliverables, where the ambition is to set the standard for state of the art user interfaces within digital solutions for water, heat/cooling and electricity.
An internship with focus on digital transformation
As a User Experience Intern, you will become an integrated part of the team with tasks specifically adapted to you. During the internship, you will be assigned a primary task and a secondary tasks. In cooperation with your mentor, the rest of the team, and by applying your own skills and competencies, you will be responsible for these assignments.
More specifically, your tasks will consist of:
- Design of Storyboards
- Sketching & Prototyping of user interfaces (App and Web)
- Development and verification of Design system components
- Internal review w. UX colleagues, SW developers & Product management
- Planning, execution and reporting of User interviews & workshops
We are looking for an enthusiastic student whose commitment and updated theoretical knowledge can contribute to the development in Kamstrup. You are studying Digital design, Innovation or Information design, and you are passionate about data visualisation and optimising the experience of our customers.
Knowledge and experience within the following areas will be an advantage:
- Design Thinking
- Interaction design
- Design systems
- User research & testing
- Adobe Xd, Figma or similar
As a person you are open-minded and creative, and you can work both independently with your tasks and in collaboration with others. You are thorough and structured in your work, but you also have a critical sense and you are prepared to challenge yourself.
The job requires fluency in written and spoken English.
We offer more than just an internship
We offer a challenging internship in an international company where you are given independent responsibility for specific assignments, and where you can transform your theoretical knowledge into practical experience. We acknowledge that the internship is part of your education, and a UX colleague will therefore be assigned as your mentor. The mentor will provide you with professional sparring as well as guidance and feedback on your assignments.
At Kamstrup, we are committed to our Interns, which is why we have a strong focus on your individual development through relevant tasks, career planning, courses and a lot of social events. On the basis of our work with Interns, Aarhus Municipality and Studenterhus Aarhus has granted us with the Mentor Award, the Internationalization Award, the Jury’s Special Award and the award for East Jutland’s Best Internship- So if you are ready, then we offer you an exciting semester with great challenges and teamwork.
A gratuity may be provided in recognition of your efforts if your place of study allows it. In addition, Kamstrup pays for public transport to and from work and offers a wealth of employee benefits counting a canteen scheme, fruit scheme, fitness facilities, in-house dental clinic, hairdresser and a free health clinic.
Do you want to be a part of Kamstrup?
Send us your application by using the button above. The applications are reviewed on a continuous basis, but you can expect a response within six weeks. Any details about the internship will be individually agreed upon. However, the internship is expected to run from the beginning of February 2023 until the end of June 2023.
Kamstrup is located in Stilling close to Aarhus, and bus number 200 takes you right to the door.
In case of questions regarding the position, please contact Lead UX Designer, ph.d., Morten Lund, by tel.: +45 89 93 10 00.
Kamstrup develops, produces and sells smart energy and water meters, relating reading systems, data analysis tools and services to utilities and other users over the entire world. Through our leadership, expertise and passion for partnership, we always think forward in pursuit of a brighter energy future; one that advances the performance of every customer, whilst creating lasting value for the communities they serve. We take responsibility for the way we act and we are committed to reduce waste with the purpose of securing clean water and energy to a maximum number of people.Kamstrup has over 1.500 employees in more than 20 countries with headquarters in Denmark. Kamstrup has a healthy economy, growth rates and a strong focus on development of technology and staff. You can read more about Kamstrup on our website and see our annual report. You can also follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook, to be updated on latest news and vacant positions.