A Research Platform for Singapore

Interaction Design Intern

Posted Date:24 July 2019
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:Fixed Term (3 to 6 months)

TUMCREATE is a research platform for the improvement of Singapore's public transportation, including the deployment of electric and autonomous mobility. Researchers from Technical University Munich and Nanyang Technological University join forces and are funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE).


In TUMCREATE, over 100 scientists, researchers and engineers work together, led by Professors from the Technical University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University. The Mission of TUMCREATE is to seek the ultimate public transport system for the people of Singapore. Our innovative road transport solutions will provide high comfort and a positive travel experience, best protection of the environment and maximum benefit to the society and the economy.

TUMCREATE is a leading research institute set up by the Technical University of Munich, Germany in collaboration with the Singapore Government. TUMCREATE has received funding and support for the SPEEDCARGO project from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) & the National Research Foundation (NRF) to develop automation solutions that will transform the air freight logistics sector. The SPEEDCARGO solution is the world's first AI-powered robotic solution for automatic build-up and break down of aviation cargo pallets and will help Singapore lead the transformation of the logistics industry globally.  We are seeking interaction design interns to assist us in creating user-focused and intuitive products.

More details at: https://www.speedcargo.sg/


Objective & tasks

• Participate in various interaction design activities: research, wireframing, prototyping, user testing…. Etc

• Produce low to high fidelity prototypes for product demonstration to stakeholders.

• Assist in formalize design output and documentation of design process.

• Work with graphic designers to create a design system for multiple devices.


What we expect from you

• Strong grasp of interaction design fundamentals and good graphic design skills.

• Good portfolio with previous interaction work. Previous experience in branding and graphic design would be a strong advantage.

• Technically proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator and XD.  


What we offer you
• Opportunity to work on interaction design for products with real application.

• An international and multidisciplinary working environment

• Opportunity to work on deep-tech robotic system

Enquiries and How To Apply
Please send your complete application including cover letter, CV, university transcripts and degree certificates to ava.pham@tum-create.edu.sg