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Compressor Controls Corporation HCI Designer Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

  • Administration

  • HCIDE05281



Des Moines, IA, USA



The HCI Designer will study user interactions with the company’s industrial control system to help identify key areas of improvements and to generate next-generation HMI product concepts. The HCI Designer will work with a Full-stack Software Engineer in translating the concepts into working prototypes which will be used to engage users for feedback.

The HCI Designer will exhibit genuine interest in solving work problems through proactively asking questions, clearly communicating and collaborating both internally and externally to grow the business. In addition, the HCI Designer is responsible for understanding our competition and customers and showing initiative to learn and continuously improve company processes.


Listed in order of relevance:

  • Observe and study user behaviors as they interact with company’s current products.

  • Create a study report outlining the key findings and their impacts on user experience.

  • Generate functional specifications and designs satisfying next generation product requirements.

  • Work with Product Manager to organize a study group to engage current product users.

  • Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required.

  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures.


  • Current or recent graduate in Bachelor/Master Human-Computer Interaction or Industrial Design.

  • Independent Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research experience preferred.

  • UI/UX design experience for software products required.

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum team preferred.


  • Domain expertise and self-guided ability in road-mapping and executing HCI activities required.

  • Working knowledge of Adobe XD or equivalent UI mockup software tools required.

  • Strong visual, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS as well as front-end web frameworks preferred.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently

  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English required.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to manipulate computer input devices, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must have sufficient mobility to enable travel to industrial sites, offices, and facilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Posted: February 9, 2019

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