PwC Products & Tech - PwC Labs Designer Summer Intern 2023 in Chicago, Illinois
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.
Our team creates useful, usable and satisfying/compelling experiences for users of a product, often drawing on results from user research and workflow analysis. The UX designer’s job is to zero in on users’ underlying emotional and functional needs — then help execute on those discoveries to create a clear and delightful experience. You will be part of an energetic, fast-paced and growing team of designers whose goal is to collaboratively design digital solutions for complex enterprise applications that meet user needs.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Intern / Trainee, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Be curious and try new things.
Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.
Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.
Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.
Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.
Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.
Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
The PwC Labs team is delivering the next generation of digital solutions that will drive value for PwC and our clients. As an experience design (UX,UI, Research) intern, you will work on projects with cross functional teams. You will create and present user-centered experiences that are informed by user needs, business problems and technical feasibility. Your day will involve researching, defining, developing, testing and iterating on concepts, wireframes, visual mockups and prototypes.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, Advertising, Web Design, Visual Communication
Additional Educational Preferences :
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.0
Preferred Major GPA: 3.0
Eligible students should be in the 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with identifying and addressing user needs and experiences using the following tools, methods and programs:
User centered research methods;
User flow diagramming;
UI or Visual Design for digital tools;
Prototyping user interactions for screen based systems;
Information Architecture; and,
Design Tools such as Sketch, Figma, InVision, Framer.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work .
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoproductstechintern .