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Internship - Makers Garage, UI/UX Designer

June 15, 2024

Company Description

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility.

Job Description

The Makers Garage at our location Hannover-Stöcken is in charge of bringing ideas to life, by building the products in a modern lab and in an agile way.

Within this exciting work environment, we are offering an internship position starting as soon as possible. For the best learning experience possible, the internship should require a duration of 5-6 months.

The tasks include:

  • Assist in user research and analysis to identify user needs and pain points.
  • Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to visualize and test design concepts.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and designers to bring designs to life.
  • Conduct concept and usability testing to gather feedback to iterate and improve designs.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in UX design.


  • Students that study UX design, Human Computer Interaction, Product Design, Communication Design, Media Computer Science or similar
  • Ideally having a specialization in UX/UI design
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD
  • Experience, working within a design system, using common shared components
  • Some understanding of web-development, to help collaboration with the engineering team
  • Competent handling of MS Office-programs
  • Fluent knowledge of English language
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to new design methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to analyze and visualize complex information                          
  • Intercultural sensitivity

Please attach your current certificate of enrollment and also your current transcripts of records and a portfolio showcasing your design projects and thought process. Those documents are mandatory for processing your application.If required, please submit your valid residence permit as well as your work permit including additional sheet.Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Develop your skills in an international business environment with real-life examples
  • Work in a diverse, flexible, and agile environment
  • Try new things and push innovations forward

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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