Internship
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UI Designer – Intern

We are a team of passionate software engineering experts uniquely cross-trained in neuroscience data and medical imaging management and presentation. We have decades of combined experience and a track record of excellence and of delivering software on time. And we are always looking for new talent!

If you are dedicated, hardworking, and fun, we would love to hear from you.

About the role

MetaCell, the world leader in software for life science, is seeking a creative UI/UX Designer Intern to join the design team for a fixed term contract with an opportunity for employment at the end of the contract. You will work closely with the Principal Designer to create delightful user experiences and detail-oriented user interfaces, including design for external clients as well as for the company’s suite of products.

We’re looking for someone who can evidence a passion for creative solutions by staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in UI/UX, someone who has high attention to detail, a proactive attitude and the desire to learn and dive with us into the exciting neuroscience domain. You will learn to design modern solutions using the latest technologies and experience the full design lifecycle.

This is a remote position, however meeting the team and traveling internationally may be occasionally necessary.

Responsibilities

As it is an intern position, we are primarily looking for someone who is motivated and willing to learn every day. However, some responsibilities are expected.

  • Continuous learning: stay on top of the latest trends in interface design, learn the essential rules, explore new sources of inspiration daily.
  • Design and prototype software: actually design software alongside the Principal Designer, prototype designs carefully, document choices, work closely with development and product teams, explain designs.
  • Evolve our brand design: work closely with the Marketing Manager and the Principal Designer to maintain our brand design by designing marketing and corporate visuals.
  • Help instill a design culture: create human-centered designs, collaborate with engineers to raise awareness of the importance of design.

Requirements

  • Spoken and written English language proficiency
  • A portfolio of professional, scholar or personal UI/UX design work (can be a Dribbble/Behance page, a Figma link, a PDF or whatever)
  • Familiarity with user interface design concept and paradigms 
  • Skills in Figma
  • Detail-oriented

Nice to have

  • Experience with Webflow
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous design experience in a professional setting

What we use

  • Figma for design
  • Figjam for design-thinking
  • Protopie/Framer for prototyping
  • Slack for communication
  • Google Workspace for documentation
  • Adobe After Effects for motion design
  • Trello for project management
  • Webflow for the brand website

Why join us?

  • Contribute to scientific open source software to advance neuroscience research
  • Work in a highly talented team and with leading academic researchers around the world
  • Competitive salary
  • Work remotely from anywhere in the world
  • Flexible hours

About MetaCell

MetaCell is the world leader in life science software. Our applications advance our understanding of the brain, unlocking the true value of neuroscience data and models, including advanced neuronal simulations, microscopy, structural and functional images, EEG and electrophysiology data. Working at the intersection of cutting edge neuroscience and software engineering, we address the most challenging neuroscience questions, from mechanisms of complex diseases that still elude us to the mysteries of the brain.

Want to apply?

Before applying, please consider taking a look at our portfolio and careers pages.

If you don’t fit into one or more requirements but you are still interested in working for MetaCell, feel free to apply, we’d be happy to review your application.

We may explore a design file with you during a call for the interview process. We don’t care if every single layer is perfectly renamed, but please keep an organized file ready for presentation, if possible that you made on your own.

Finally, please feel free to include a cover letter explaining who you are, what your inspirations are, what brands you like, what software or applications you love. Let us know your style. Now is your time!

About MetaCell

We are a team of passionate software engineering experts uniquely cross-trained in neuroscience data and medical imaging management and presentation. We have decades of combined experience and a track record of excellence and of delivering software on time. And we are always looking for new talent!‍ If you are dedicated, hardworking, and fun, we would love to hear from you.

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May 4, 2022
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