Position: Product Design Intern
Company: 23andMe, Inc.
Location: Mountain View CA US
***All applicants must submit your portfolio to be considered.***
Who we are
Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.
What you’ll do
Our Intern will work as an individual contributor under the guidance of other members of our product design team. While focusing on visual elements, you will get exposure to the the entire product design process, work on a number of different areas of the product, and learn a lot about science and genetics while you are here.
Primary responsibilities Develop visual assets for use within the product for new content Work alongside other product designers with large design project Update features using existing design patterns Work with product managers and engineers to ship a great product
What you’ll bring
Successful candidates will have exceptional communication skills and a curious mind that loves to solve problems. You should thrive in a dynamic work environment and have the ability to work both independently and as part of our team.
Basic interest or understanding of genetics is helpful but not required. You should bring a strong work ethic, attention to detail, creativity, flexibility and a genuine desire to improve lives through genetics a must! A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in design (school or professional) Proficient experience in Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator Ability to prepare clean files that are ready to deliver Knowledge of typography, hierarchy, grid systems, and color harmony Able to work quickly and calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment Basic understanding of Sketch, HTML/CSS, and/or animation a plus
This paid internship will be approximately 12 weeks long and will require a minimum 20 hours per week onsite at our downtown Mountain View, CA, with flexibility with your schedule.
23andMe, Inc. is the leading personal genetics company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has over 1 million customers worldwide with over 80 percent consented to participate in research. 23andMe, Inc. is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at www.23andMe.com .
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