UI Design Intern - Summer 2022 at Rock Central

| Detroit, MI
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The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We're united by our culture - a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job - it's about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Actively pursuing a degree in or a recent graduate in UI design or a comparable field such as UX design, information technology, human-computer interaction (HCI), motion design, UX research, graphics or visual design, interaction design, or human factors
  • Have a foundational understanding of common UI and UX design heuristics and principles and how to apply them to improve a product's design
  • Proficiency in common wireframing, prototyping, and collaboration tools


Job Summary

As an intern on the Rocket Mortgage UI Design team, you will work as a member of a cross-disciplinary product design team to help define, design, and deliver best-in-class digital experiences that address user needs and deliver business value to our products.

As an intern, you will be paired up with established UI Designers to assist with their work and hone their skills in user interface design, interactive prototyping, design systems, design critiquing, and presentation as well as assisting the UX Designer and UX Writers with requirement gathering and workshop facilitation. This is an opportunity to expand your workload and influence as well as deliver your design tasks under the mentorship of our experienced UX Designers.

You should include these in your application:
  • A resume and/or LinkedIn profile
  • A portfolio displaying your work, including relevant coursework


Responsibilities
  • Creating and iterating on UI designs in collaboration with UX design and UX writing to deliver hi-fi mock-ups and prototypes.
  • Assist in developing user flows, wireframes, and lo-fi prototypes for rapid, iterative user interface definition and improvement
  • Assist in planning and facilitation of design thinking and stakeholder workshops to frame problems, create context, build alignment around a common direction and drive decisions
  • Assist in defining and documenting functional, and interaction design requirements that will ensure the product meets user needs and expectations
  • Assist in designing experiences that account for user needs
  • Collaborates with UX designers, UX writers, and engineers to iterate early concepts into polished designs
  • Present and communicate design recommendations clearly alongside other UX Designers to leadership and stakeholders


Who We Are

Detroit-based Rocket Companies® is a family of businesses providing simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we're a publicly traded company involved in several different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We're insistently different in how we look at the world and committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We're passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We've been ranked #5 on Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune's Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.
More Information on Rock Central
Rock Central operates in the Marketing Tech industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI. Rock Central was founded in 2020. It has 1299 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Generous PTO. To see all 53 open jobs at Rock Central, click here.
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