UX/UI Design, Intern

  • 1300 W Traverse Pkwy, Lehi, UT 84043, USA
  • Intern

Job Description

Ancestry is currently seeking highly motivated, internet-savvy interns who can work full-time for 12-16 weeks during Summer 2018. Our summer internships allow you the freedom to experience impactful business projects that allow you to develop your talents. You will enjoy mentorship, and experience challenging work all while receiving fantastic pay, fully-paid temporary housing, and having a lot of fun—we have it all. Oh, and did we mention the possibility of full-time employment once you graduate?

From Engineering to Marketing, UX Design, DNA Science, Product and more, we’re looking for fresh minds and diverse ideas with an interest in connecting families and technology. You will work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department heads and other professionals within your discipline and across the company Come join a diverse company of enthusiastic, talented, smart, and very passionate people who bring their A-game each day.

Internship Project Description

This is what you will do….

As a UX/UI Design Intern, you'll be responsible for assisting in the creation of product flows, from concept to iterative improvements, ensuring that design and interaction blend with business, customer, and technical requirements.

You will receive real-world experience designing for a company that produces leading web and mobile products in Family History and DNA testing. Your opportunities for participation, as an intern will include:

  • Brainstorming and ideation sessions for complex and meaningful problems.
  • Working with a UX team comprised of skilled designers dedicated to creating useful experiences.
  • Usability studies where actual customers will test your designs.
  • Working with interdisciplinary teams that include scientists, product managers, and web, iOS and Android developers.
  • Your designs will have an impact on users who have intimate relationships with our product.


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s Degree in Interaction Design, User Experience, Graphic Design or equivalent to a related technical field.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a university and graduating after Summer 2018
  • Knowledge in creating task flows, wireframes, prototypes, annotated mocks, etc.
  • Familiar with design software such as: Sketch, Photoshop or Illustrator.
  • An understanding of interaction/user-centric design and strong visual design insight.
  • Open to soliciting additional insights by sharing your design work with customers, other designers, and project stakeholders.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, ability to work with remote teams.
  • A portfolio with examples of student and/or professional work.

Additional Information

Ancestry is a profitable, growing company with a positive, high-energy environment. Together, our dedicated teams are harnessing the power of technology and using it to simplify the way people connect with their families and their unique legacies. Our work environment is fast-paced and challenging, but also extremely exciting. You’ll work with a team of passionate, engaged individuals. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at http://ancestry.com/careers

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related thereto), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, age (40 and older), mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.   The Company also makes reasonable accommodations to applicants or employees with qualifying disabilities who request them and who otherwise meet the requirements of applicable law.  If you would like to request an accommodation during the application process, please contact our Director of Recruiting. 

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.