The Product Design Intern will learn to define, design and deliver product experiences for customers. This position will gain experience collaborating with Design, Product, Engineering, and Research partners and internal and external stakeholders to understand the journey of our users and the challenges they face. The Product Design Intern will work on a core project within the user journey and, with mentorship, execute methods that help bring product strategy and objectives to life. They will learn about the process of incrementally optimizing existing products and designing new products or features.
Hybrid (in-office attendance at our downtown Austin office location on Tuesdays and Thursdays)Internship program dates: June 3 - August 4, 2024What you'll be doing:
Learn about translating user and business needs into product solutionsDevelop, ideate and execute on a core project that identifies solutions to address a known issue using a range of mediums (sketches, wireframes, high-fidelity prototypes, etc.)Participate in the use of data and research analysis to identify problems and/or opportunities and make design recommendationsWith guidance, learn about business and technical constraints and successfully integrate into designsReceive direction from design leadership and peers and incorporate into designsWork within the supporting design systemCommunicate design decisions to internal and external stakeholdersPresent work to leaders, stakeholders and customers in order to seek feedback
Gain experience building cross-functional relationshipsCollaborate with designers, researchers, engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to define issues and opportunities and identify and implement solutions to address themParticipate in collaborative sessions between cross-functional peersShare and collaborate on work-in-progress with cross-functional partners
Contribute to quality in the end-to-end user experienceWith guidance, strike the balance between quality and speed to deliver valueSupport other design teammates in executing tasks that contribute to business objectivesSupport engineering in the build of product experiences and verify that built experiences function as designedSupport research partners in the execution of research activitiesMay identify ideas for product enhancements through review and feedback on existing products
Business Trends and Mentoring:Learn about current and emerging industry trends and best practices in the marketplace, especially in user experience design and researchProvides support to others on the team
Experience and Education Requirements:
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or higher degree in the study of user experience, HCI, design, or related fieldsSome experience with designing at various fidelities (user flows, wireframes, high-fidelity designs, etc.)Knowledge of industry-standard design tools, such as Figma, Miro, Sketch, Invision and/or Adobe Create SuiteExposure to product design practices like ideation, storytelling, prototyping, design frameworks, concept visualization, problem-framing and design principlesAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environment with supportStrong critical thinking skillsCollaborative and team-oriented work approachStrong communication and listening skillsCareful attention to detailsAdditional experience preferred, but not required:
Experience with or knowledge of the process of working on an in-house product organization, collaborating on a cross-functional teamExperience working with ambiguity and complexityRecord of learning new technologies and applying that learning quicklyEssential Job Functions:
Regular, on-time attendanceAbility to use office equipment such as a computer, copier and telephoneAbility to use office computer programs such as e-mail, Google Docs, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and ExcelOccasionally remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.More than a job:
Workrise is uniquely positioned to make an impact on the energy transition, which is arguably the biggest challenge of our generation. Our clients are leading the charge. Through innovation and advancement in technology, we are creating solutions to help the industry do more today and meet the demands of this global challenge tomorrow. This is what we think about every day when we come to work.
We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters your growth. We use data to drive our decisions and improve the experience of the workers and clients we serve. With mutual respect for each other, we continually collaborate to find the best solution.
We support you with:
Talented peers who can help bring out your best & the opportunity to significantly impact the lives of skilled laborers.
For eligible roles:
Flexible paid time off for full-time employeesMedical, dental, and vision insuranceTelehealth401(k) with company matching contributionFlexible remote work support where applicableWFH ContributionWellness allowanceCalm AppLearning opportunitiesFinancial planning supportParental leaveEmployee Assistance ProgramPet InsuranceOpportunity to earn bonus, commission, and/or equity
Workrise is committed to providing an environment where all people feel belonging, mutual respect, and the freedom to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, educational background, religion, ethnicity, disability, age, veteran status, and citizenship. We'd love to learn what you can add to our team.
Who we are:
What began as a workforce management platform for Oil & Gas has since grown to serve the biggest companies in energy across both workforce and vendor management, absorbing much of the supply chain complexity these energy companies face and making it easier, faster, and safer to get work done. To date, Workrise has raised over $750M in funding from Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Bedrock Capital, Brookfield, and Baillie Gifford, along with others, and will continue to use these investments for strategic growth.
We'd love to share more through the interview process and look forward to learning more about your journey.