Product Design Intern

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Posted 6 days ago

We're looking for a passionate Product Design Intern to join our Product team in Amsterdam or Helsinki. You will be working closely with experienced designers along with the whole Product & Engineering teams. If you have an excellent capacity to learn quickly, an understanding of the product design process, and a passion to design and deliver a great product experience, you might be the one we’re looking for.

Who we are
We’re Happeo - a team of passionate problem-solvers, working hard to build and provide the best social intranet out there. We managed to secure our Series-A funding right in the middle of a pandemic. That’s right, that’s how good our product is. It’s our dream to make work a happier place by bringing people together through a happy digital culture. Turns out a digital culture is especially desirable during pandemics. Happeo's talent is spread across locations, generations, and time zones, helping Happeo's continued growth of 280% year on year.

About the role and the team:
As a Product Design Intern at Happeo, you’ll support the design team in the end-to-end process to deliver a high-quality enterprise product, and your focus is weighted on polishing the UI and the deliverables for the dev team. 

You will be doing

  • Interviewing users and researching for a deeper understanding
  • Visual design
  • Create hi-fi deliverables from UX flows and preliminary designs by the lead designer
  • Extend and up-keep the design system of Happeo
  • Evolve the design system to make it more complete when the need arises
  • Ensuring the quality of the development team’s outcome follows the designs, and discuss changes with the lead designer
  • Ideal: make tweaks to code to perfect the implemented design



First of all, we are looking for your enthusiasm and willingness to grow as a designer. You should have some experience from the actual work environment, not just study projects with an imaginary audience.

  • Strong visual design skills
  • Systematic & structured approach
  • Passionate about intuitive user experience
  • Ability to build high-quality prototypes independently
  • Curiosity, and constantly want to learn and develop yourself as a designer
  • Speak English fluently
  • Strong team player and have good communication skills

Nice to have 

  • Nice-to-have: Basic understanding of HTML / CSS + usage of variables


  • Paid internship (700 EUR/month) starting in late summer 2021
  • An opportunity to experience work as a designer in a software company
  • Contribute to a real design system, and apply it in concept and design work
  • Design mockups solutions for problems, and join the design review and critique processes to learn from experienced colleagues

Come as you are!
At Happeo, we are committed to creating a diverse team that feels that they are valued at work. If you’re looking at our photos and don’t see your race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, ethnicity, or perspective represented, please apply and help us make our company even better – we need you. Each person who has taken a different path than us to get here makes us stronger. So join us and help us create happier people, one workplace at a time.

Job tags: CSS Engineering HTML Product design Prototypes User experience Visual design
Job region(s): Europe
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