User Experience Design Internship

User Experience Design Internship

Job ID 
User Experience
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat User Experience Design team is looking for a User Experience Design Intern who likes solving complex problems to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will contribute as part of a cross-functional team that includes other designers, developers, product managers, and stakeholders throughout all phases of the development cycle. You'll contribute to the user experience with Red Hat’s offerings and seek to turn complex enterprise use cases into desirable and usable solutions for our customers. As a User Experience Design Intern, you will look to understand our users’ needs and their experiences so that you can effectively communicate sound improvements with our internal, cross-functional teams.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the user experience vision for one or more offerings or technologies
  • Identify problems, gauge the usability of offerings, and make sound recommendations for improvements
  • Understand and clearly communicate information architecture, workflows, and processes surrounding the user experience with fellow designers and developers
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate design
  • Work with our team’s user researchers to perform usability tests to validate design choices
  • Work with developers to implement designs into offerings successfully
  • Collaborate with an extremely talented, passionate, engaged, and diverse user experience team
  • Design within an open source culture where innovation, open sharing of information, and grassroots initiatives are valued

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in interaction design, visual design, human computer interaction, human factors, computer science, or a closely related area
  • Ability to apply design thinking in complex problem spaces
  • Passion for sharing best practices

Experience with the following is considered a plus:


  • Agile development methodologies
  • Open source projects and technologies
  • Enterprise and business-to-business design of offerings
  • Record evangelizing user experience design across organizations
  • Web development and coding experience

Candidates must present a portfolio of user experience work (include links to work within your resume)

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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