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Date posted:  Sep 19, 2021
Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Intern
Job Requisition ID:  5716

Intern, Design

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.

Responsibilities

  • Learn about Agile processes and new design and development tools
  • Work collaboratively with the data, design, engineering, and localization teams
  • Participate in continuous improvement of the cross-platform component library
  • Assist in documenting the design and engineering decisions down to a product specification level
  • Support team-wide adoption of the design system and promote input from different product teams
  • Contribute to building UI components and widgets, from concepts to implementation
  • Learn to articulate your decisions with the larger team

Profile

  • Passionate about user interface design and design systems
  • Is currently studying a related field to human-centered design or computer science
  • Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams
  • Learning mindset

Skills

  • Awareness of object-oriented design principles
  • Understanding of human-computer interaction and user experience design concepts
  • Hands-on experience with prototyping tools such as Principle, Origami, or Figma
  • Awareness  of benchmarking and UI refactoring
  • Experience working on component-based applications
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Exposure to using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React or React Native to create re-usable cross-platform UI widgets
  • Basic understanding of tools and technologies such as GitHib, Storybook, Bit.dev

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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