UX Design Intern - Summer 2019 at Mark43 New York Office Mark43s mission is to empower communities and their governments with new technologies that improve the safety and quality of life for all. We build powerful, scalable, and elegant software that sets a new design standard for the tools our first responders rely on. Come join our design team this summer as a paid intern, and learn what its like to design software for police officers, detectives, and 911 dispatchers. Youll be working not only with award-winning designers, but also directly with some of the industrys best product managers and engineers. The intern projects at Mark43 are real problems we need solved and have in the past included: a real-time map for dispatchers to keep track of first responders on the street, a dark mode color theme, and a command line feature to control our dispatch software. Get ready to be intellectually challenged and have your design skills stretched! The Mark43 team has received the following awards: Code for America - Best in Government Technology Awards (2015) IxDA - Interaction Awards Finalist: Empowering IxDA - Best in Category: Connecting (2017) GovTech - Top 100 Award Recipient (2016, 2017) Fast Company - The Most Innovative Companies of 2015 What you can expect to achieve Learn to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of smart designers, product managers, and engineers Work on a complex, challenging, and meaningful projects Practice accessible and inclusive design Practice design techniques and process (user research/product testing, flow diagramming, wireframing, prototyping, visual UI design) What we expect from you Solid grasp of design fundamentals (layout, hierarchy, typography, common UI patterns) Self-motivated (we love side projects), detail oriented, and committed to quality Willingness to empathize with users who may be unlike yourself Willingness to justify and defend design decisions Interest in technology, civic, and public safety issues Portfolio submission so we can get a sense of your work What you can expect from us Mentorship on becoming a great digital product designer Constructive and actionable feedback on your work from designers at all levels Gain experience at the arising intersection of design/technology/government Experience the lightning-pace environment of a fast-growing tech startup in New York City Apply for this Job * Required First Name * Last Name * Email * Phone * Resume/CV * Drop files here Cover Letter Drop files here Did you hear about Mark43 career opportunities through Interaction 19? * How did you hear about this summer internship? * Your design portfolio * LinkedIn Profile Are you authorized to work in the country for which you are applying? * Please select Yes No Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B, etc.)? * Please select Yes No U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Mark43 are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 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