Job Type: Internship (Unpaid)
Duration: 3 Months
Notice: This internship is presently unpaid and primarily designed for students actively pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree and new grads.
Are you tired of the glamorous content on social platforms, where everyone seems to have a perfect life? Have you ever questioned whether that is the correct way of spending our lifetime? Would you doubt yourself when you fail to overcome problems like a motivational video?
Soma is a platform like TikTok but for raw, text-based personal stories and actionable insights, delivering unfiltered human experiences in every scroll. It combines the essence of social media, community forums, and mental health. With premium features like soma score and anonymous mode, it is the reality, but better.
Join us at Soma Reality, where we’re pioneering a groundbreaking mobile application tailored to enrich the lives of college students. Backed by the Viterbi Startup Garage (VSG) and USC Counseling & Mental Health Services, we’re not just building an app; we’re crafting an experience. For more information: www.mysomareality.com
As our UI/UX Designer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience of our mobile application. Your primary responsibilities will include:
- UI Design: Collaborate with our product team to finalize the UI design of our mobile app using Figma. Create visually appealing and intuitive user interfaces that align with our brand identity and elevate the overall user experience.
- Customer Journey Mapping: Develop a comprehensive customer journey map that outlines the end-to-end user interactions with the app. Identify pain points and opportunities for enhancing user satisfaction at each touchpoint.
- Prototyping: Create interactive prototypes to showcase your UI/UX designs and demonstrate user flows and interactions.
- Collaboration: Work closely with our engineers to ensure the seamless implementation of your designs. Provide them with clear and detailed design specifications and offer support throughout the development process.
- User Research: Conduct user research and usability testing to gather valuable insights that inform your design decisions and validate your solutions.
- Iterative Design: Continuously iterate and improve your designs based on user feedback, design critiques, and project requirements.
- Pursuing or holding a Bachelor’s degree from university.
- Proven experience as a UI/UX Designer with a strong portfolio showcasing your mobile app design expertise.
- Proficiency in using Figma for UI design and prototyping.
- Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices.
- Strong ability to translate user needs and business requirements into elegant and effective design solutions.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Familiarity with agile development processes and the ability to adapt to project needs.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering high-quality results within tight deadlines.