Product Design Intern - Summer 2019

New York City

Are you passionate about improving the world through design and making technology accessible to more people? Do you like making complicated concepts simple? MongoDB is looking for a product design & research intern to help us create designs that are not only easy to use, but that are beloved by our customers. You will be responsible for determining user needs and preferences and working with other team members to create designs that will blend those needs with business objectives, continuously advocating for the user throughout the development process.

What you will do 

  • Help define user needs and create designs that lead to great product experiences for MongoDB customers
  • Develop a deep understanding of users through ongoing research and analysis of user behavior patterns, advocate for the user
  • Collaborate with other Product Designers and MongoDB Engineering to research, design and develop user interfaces for MongoDB products and services, partnering with engineers for design and implementation
  • Partner with software engineering interns in making products more user friendly

 The right candidate for this role will

  • Be in the process of receiving a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Cognitive Psychology, Digital Media Design, and/or related fields
  • Have an interest in prototyping, designing, testing, implementing, and evaluation of user experience for web based applications
  • Be familiar with usability heuristics and best practices in UX design
  • Have strong prototyping skills and be able to create wireframes and process flow diagrams
  • Be able to plan and administer usability tests
  • Have a portfolio of work or projects that includes examples of design and/or research projects that highlight your process and your role on the project

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