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Product Design Intern - Summer 2024



Product, Design
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

This role requires you to be on-site at Illumio Headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA 3x a week. This is a 12-week summer internship that will take place during the summer of 2024.

Product Design Intern

The Illumio User Experience Team is a talented and diverse group of designers and researchers who work closely to build forward thinking security products using cutting edge technology. We strive to build an inclusive culture that fosters innovation, teamwork, creativity, and growth.

Illumio is looking for rising seniors who are active learners with a growth mindset and strong demonstrable design skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders to understand requirements, and provide creative, thoughtful solutions

  • Bring strong interaction design skills and communicate the user experience at various stages of the design process with wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes using agile methodologies

  • Be empowered to take ownership of your own summer project from concept to execution. Your user experience designs will solve real world security problems. You will get to learn the process of delivering software in a fast paced innovative environment

  • Collaborate closely with the UX team to foster great ideas, build a strong intuition, drive consistency, maintain high standards for visual look and feel and leverage user research and analytics to drive decisions

  • Integrate user feedback and business requirements into ongoing product experience updates

  • Its desirable to have designed for enterprise software or large scale web applications

What You Will Bring:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design (e.g., Interaction, Graphic, Visual Communications, Product, Industrial, etc.), Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or a related field

  • Experience with industry standard design tools (e.g., Figma)

  • Experience in designing usable interfaces

  • A design portfolio showcasing design principles for web or mobile platforms

  • Experience with prototyping and effective ways to presenting UX research is a plus
  • Currently attending a degree program in the US and available to work full time for 12 weeks outside of university term time

  • In their penultimate academic year or returning to a degree program after completion of the internship

  • Experience working with web or mobile based technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android Studio, XCode, etc.)

  • UX internship or experience working (e.g., personal projects, academic projects, volunteer projects, etc.) in Interaction, Graphic Design or Motion Design

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$35 - $45 per hour

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program. #LI-HYBRID