User Experience Design Intern

Symplicity, Arlington, VA

Helping institutions connect students to people, knowledge, and opportunities.

We’re seeking a User Experience Design Intern who will help us transform the education technology landscape. Our team is building the world’s leading student success software solutions. Deployed at over 1,300 colleges and universities worldwide, we have helped over 26 million students realize their dreams.
This is a 3-month paid internship position. The design team at Symplicity practices user-centered research, experience design and UI development in collaboration with our colleagues in product management, engineering, client success and sales.

About the Internship

  • Collaborate with team members to generate solutions that are research-driven and achieve business objectives
  • Assist with the design, running, and analysis of research studies and user testing
  • Iteratively design and test prototypes for responsive web and native mobile experiences using Axure, Sketch and Invision
  • Produce and present high-fidelity mock-ups of final designs
  • Support the engineering teams with design assets, specs, mock-ups, animations and consultations in real-time

About You

  • You have a portfolio showing examples of experience planning and creating intuitive digital experiences
  • You have a keen interest in higher education and employability trends
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You understand the fundamentals of user-centered design

We Offer

  • Hands-on experience applying design strategies for complex enterprise software systems
  • Guidance and constructive critique from experienced mentors
  • Free snacks and monthly catered lunches
  • Casual office environment with a “fun but focused” vibe
About Symplicity

Symplicity is the market leader in employability solutions. We help companies find talent, we help Higher Ed bridge the skills gap and we help recent college graduates launch their careers. Used by over 30 million students worldwide, our comprehensive suite of products touches the full life cycle of a student. From admission to alumni engagement, Symplicity’s products cover career services, advising, student conduct, campus life as well as housing & residence life. Symplicity is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran. Please note: employment with Symplicity contingent on successful completion of background check.

About Symplicity

We Are Symplicity We’re committed to empowering our clients with innovative, easy-to-use solutions that enable them to streamline processes, improve outcomes, and cultivate positive relationships with their students, customers, and communities.


Want to learn more about Symplicity? Visit Symplicity's website.