UI/UX Design Intern

United States

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About Neo4j:
Neo4j is the leader in graph database technology. As the world’s most widely deployed graph database, we help global brands – including Comcast, NASA, UBS and Volvo – to reveal and predict how people, processes and systems are interrelated. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges such as analytics and artificial intelligence, fraud detection, real-time recommendations and knowledge graphs.
Our Vision: 
At Neo4j, we have always strived to help the world make sense of data.  
As business, society and knowledge become increasingly connected, our technology promotes innovation by helping organizations to find and understand data relationships. We created, drive and lead the graph database category, and we’re disrupting how organizations leverage their data to innovate and stay competitive.
Neo4j is looking for UI/UX Design Intern to help create interfaces for an amazing and pleasurable user experience. The ideal candidate will be someone who will use the human-centered design process to design interfaces that are clean, artful, purposeful, and addresses the user goals.
You will be working very closely with a small team of highly passionate Designers and Developers on some very critical projects. You will get to make a strong impact on the design decisions and own the work you do.

Your day-today work will involve

  • Collaborating with managers and UX Researchers to understand and gather requirements (or pain points for existing designs)
  • Follow the human-centered design process to transform the requirements to design artifacts which can include - concepts, sketches, wireframes, user journey maps, etc.
  • Collaborate with the creative team to make sure all the designs are cohesive and follow the brand guidelines. 
  • Being proactive at identifying opportunities where users might be having sub-optimal experiences and helping us use design to improve it.
  • Strongly advocating for keeping the user experience at the forefront of everything the team ships.

About You

  • Background/experience in design fields like HCI, HCD or similar (we encourage recent grads and Bootcamp grads to apply as well)
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to human-centered design
  • Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and prototyping
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Proficient with at least one design tools like Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, etc
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Nice to haves

  • Some experience or understanding with UX Research
  • Experience creating or using design systems
  • Interest in web design
  • Some understanding or working experience of HTML/CSS

About the Internship

  • This is a paid, remote internship 
  • Must be located in the U.S. throughout the duration of the internship
  • The internship lasts around 10-12 weeks 
  • Interns work 40 hours per week


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Why Join Neo4j?
Neo4j is among the 20 most popular databases in the world and the clear leader in the rapidly emerging Graph Data Platform category. We’re well funded and have an experienced management team focused on how organizations should apply data to solve challenging problems for decades to come. We have customers in every industry across the globe, and we build technology that has a proven product/market fit. Joining our team is an opportunity to define the future of data, analytics and automation.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, engaging virtual events and a welcoming team. You will love your co-workers!
Neo4j is a privately held company with our U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California. We have employees located all over the world, from Thailand to Canada, many of whom work remotely, and we have offices in Sweden (Malmo and Stockholm), the UK (London) and Germany (Munich).  
More information at www.neo4j.com.
Neo4j Values:
Neo4j is a Silicon Valley company with a Swedish soul. We foster collaboration and each of us is empowered to contribute and put our innovative stamp on projects. We hire candidates who reflect the following Neo4j core values:
We value relationshipsWe focus on user successWe thrive in a culture that is open and inclusiveWe assume positive intentWe welcome intellectually honest discussionsWe deliver on our commitments
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Neo4j:
At Neo4j, we value relationships and that involves building an environment where everyone feels like they belong. We believe strong relationships involve being accountable, bringing our whole selves to work, valuing intellectually honest discussions and being receptive to new ideas and perspectives. One of our central goals is to provide an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace for everyone to develop their potential and have a positive, career-defining experience.
Are you intrigued by this role? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t 100% fit the qualifications above. 
Neo4j is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read the privacy notice regarding Neo4j's recruitment process to understand how we will handle the personal data that you provide.
Job tags: Adobe XD Analytics CSS Design systems Figma HTML Research Sketch Sketches Storyboards User experience User flows UX design UX research Visual design Web design Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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