Mercury Marine – User Research Co-op (Hybrid / Remote Available)

Fond du Lac
Full time

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.  

Have what it takes? Join us.

Mercury Marine a division of Brunswick Corporation.

Co-op Dates: January 9th 2023 – August 18, 2023 & May 22, 2023 – December 15, 2023

Position Summary

Support and work within the Mercury Marine Industrial Design (ID) team as a co-op to support User Research activities. You will work in a creative and highly collaborative environment driving user research insights that will translate into actionable opportunities and guide the ideas that bring our products to life. This role will report directly to the Manager of User Research.  It is expected the role and responsibilities could evolve as our needs may change.

This position can be hybrid or remote. Some initial time in the office setting is required but a schedule can be negotiated.

The Role and What You Will Drive

  • Design Thinking based User Research – Understand it.  Live it.  Drive it.  Own it.
  • Empathy – Uncover how consumers feel, feel as they do, and let it inform our values.
  • Break existing norms – Find new solutions for user centered research.
  • Communication – Because your work will guide the direction of our design and innovation efforts.
  • Collaboration – Work across the business to inform user centered possibilities.
  • Prototype, iterate, and do it again – Do it right, not perfect.

Education | Training

Currently pursuing a degree in UX Research or Human Centered Design.  Having a focus on Psychology is desired but not required.

Experience | Skills | Focus

  • Willingness to understand how and why our customers boat and interact with our products and services – focused on empathy and usability.
  • Demonstrate endless passion for, and live, the principles of human centered design.
  • Engage with others, work collaboratively in person or remotely.
  • Leverage a comprehensive suite of contemporary and effective tools needed to uncover users explicit and latent needs.
  • Bring something new to our team so that we learn as much from you as you will from us.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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