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WANT TO KNOW YOUR STEM TYPE? LOG ON TO STEMTYPE.STEMJOBS.COM TO FIND IT! Designer $84,687 When it comes to wearable tech, you prefer to put a Motiv Ring on it. A bachelor's or master's degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related UX degree • Arcadia University • Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix • The University of Tampa Always thinking about the customer, you'll design tools that will help users easily work with their smart jewelry. Using programs such as After Effects, you'll create animations and digital jewelry face designs for Apple Watches, Fitbits, and other wearable technology. USER INTERFACE DESIGNER • Apple • Fossil Group • Motiv $93,310 You combined parts from your Fitbit and Garmin vívofit for a personalized approach to activity tracking. Bachelor's degree in materials science and engineering • Michigan State University • Norfolk State University • University of Southern California Explorer During the design process for wearable technology, you test different materials to find out those that will work best when building devices. If a particular material fails to work properly, you study the cause of the problem and find an alternative. Working with the design team, you think about the performance and quality of materials, in addition to the cost. MATERIALS ENGINEER • Bellabeat • Misfit • Ringly $115,080 You know smart is beautiful. Bachelor's degree in computer engineering or computer science • Clemson University • Indiana State University • Montana State University Designer It's your job to create the equipment that makes wearable technology devices work correctly. After designing this computer hardware, you test the equipment, study the data, and correct any problems. Once new software is developed, you are in charge of creating hardware that will support and enhance it. HARDWARE ENGINEER • Garmin • LG • Samsung • Columbia University in the City of New York • Missouri University of Science and Technology • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology $93,720 You are not claustrophobic. Bachelor's degree in mining engineering, geological engineering, environmental engineering, or geoscience from an accredited engineering program Designer • Barrick Gold • Goldcorp • Newmont Mining You design mines to remove minerals and metals safely and efficiently. Once the design process is complete, you supervise the construction of mine shafts and tunnels and monitor mine production. You use innovative equipment and processes to separate valuable deposits from surrounding dirt and rock. MINING ENGINEER $102,280 You wear your heart-rate monitor on your sleeve. Bachelor's degree in computer science • Charleston Southern University • Lamar University • Metropolitan State University of Denver • Apple • Fitbit • Motiv Explorer You work with user interface designers to learn about the needs of customers and create software to include in wearable technology. You also test these products to fix any problems. Once products have been released, you are responsible for creating and managing upgrades to the software. SOFTWARE ENGINEER † Companies are chosen from the STEM Jobs SM Approved list whenever possible, then from additional hiring companies when necessary. STEMJOBS.COM // EARLY SPRING 2018 21

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