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UI Design Intern
Type
Full time, Contract
Location
Seattle, WA or remote

Genemod is a venture-backed, team of technology entrepreneurs and scientists headquartered in Seattle, WA. Our mission is to maximize productivity in bench research and drive the next generation of medicines. The Genemod platform enables life scientists to collaborate and streamline day-to-day operations in the research lab, making pre-clinical research efficient and reproducible. 

As an UI design intern, you will work closely with the leadership team and UX designers to build the Genemod platform. The UI Design intern will have the opportunity to participate in every part of the design process, from brainstorming to prototyping and product testing. 

You should have experience with design software and the UI/UX design process. There is a huge opportunity to improve the platform through developing intuitive designs that address user feedback through interviews and testing. 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Investigate ways to improve the end-user interaction with computer programs to increase satisfaction, brand loyalty, and overall use
  • Work closely with design team and engineers to deliver high quality end products
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

What we're looking for:

  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio 
  • Pursuing or have completed an academic degree in Interaction Design or equivalent 
  • Up to date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies 
  • The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces 
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and effectively 
  • Ability to communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively to teams and clients 
  • Experience in graphic design and/or design and layout for website and marketing collateral is a plus 
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, or other visual design and wireframing tools 

About Genemod

Genemod’s vision is to maximize productivity in bench research and drive the next generation of medicines. As a company, we do this by developing simple research tools on a unified platform for life scientists and researchers to collaborate and standardize their scientific research. Genemod has validated the technology and market need through partnerships with research institutions and is fundamentally transforming the $49B scientific software industry to make pre-clinical, bench research efficient and reproducible.