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Summer 2022 Design Research/User Experience Co-Op


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the world’s largest material handling companies, with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown produces a broad range of forklifts, automation, and fleet management technologies to revolutionize the material-handling industry.


Job Responsibilities:


As a Design Research Co-op at Crown you will ask questions and dig-in to find answers, find more than one way to look at things, consider business issues, explore a broad range of information, identify meaningful patterns, and communicate insights through compelling stories and visuals.  You will be mentored by Crown’s Design Research team to research, design, and help implement lift truck interfaces, warehouse management tools, and mobile applications with industry leading user experience. Tasks may include:


  • Visualize research insights using task/system maps, wireframes, and other charts or representations, as well as traditional written reports
  • Conduct user research (both field and lab research) to understand the unmet needs of customers
  • Test interface concepts and functional UIs (User Interfaces) with users and gather feedback on potential usability and cognitive issues
  • Analyze and document user needs, competitive products and industry trends
  • Collaborate with teams of designers, engineers and other researchers
  • Develop and organize workshops with stakeholders




  • Be enrolled in a bachelor degree program in Design or related with a strong interest in Design Research
  • Good written communication, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable transportation to travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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