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Bachelor-/Master Thesis UI/UX display strategies (m/f/d)

Job Number:  52806
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik
Job Type:  Master Thesis


More than 4 million produced vehicles, experience in automotive manufacturing for more than 120 years and a comprehensive range of services make Magna Steyr a world leading and brand-independent manufacturing and engineering partner for car makers. As part of Magna International, an international operating company with almost 450 sites worldwide, we provide a diversified working environment with global development opportunities.



Similar to various sectors and areas of technology, the increasing trend towards digitization and its integration in the vehicle is also continuing in the automotive industry. With regard to the operating systems in modern cars, this development is leading more and more to the disappearance of ordinary switches and buttons. 

For our Engineering Center Austria in Graz/Austria, we are looking for a student to work on a bachelor/master thesis "End-customer oriented investigation and evaluation of UI/UX display strategies for the car sector with subsequent creation of a UI/UX benchmarking display concept". The aim of the thesis is to research and question the current state of the art regarding this topic. Subsequently, a concept for future UI/UX display benchmarks shall be developed, digitized and visualized via VR (Virtual Reality).

Your Tasks


  • Literature research of UI/UX systems in the automotive field
    • General research on UI/UX in vehicles 
    • Currently used operating systems
    • Current and future display strategies 
    • Benchmarking of existing UI/UX display strategies
    • Program evaluation for the digitization of the UI/UX display benchmarking concept
  • Design, creation and digitization of a UI/UX benchmarking display concept with subsequent visualization using VR (Virtual Reality)
  • Documentation of the entire scope of work including conclusion and recommendation

Your Profile


  • Ongoing technical master's degree (FH/TU)
  • Initial experience in form of internships and study projects would be an advantage
  • Basics in the field of vehicle electronics and complete vehicles
  • Knowledge & experience in the area of operating concepts of smart devices and displays
  • Knowledge in Protopie & Figma advantageous
  • Team- and communicational skills

Our Offer


At the Graz site, Magna Steyr offers a comprehensive range of attractive additional benefits with the mylife program, from childcare and health promotion to leisure and sports activities, many benefits in everyday life and a share in profits. 


The minimum salary stipulated in the collective agreement is between € 450 and € 700 gross per month (14 x p.a.) on the basis of a bachelor's/master's thesis. Depending on your education and specific work experience, there is a corresponding willingness to overpay! 




Patrick Seebauer
Recruiting & Employer Branding
Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik Engineering
Tel: +43 664 8840 5166

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