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UX Design Intern in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/26/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Job Description: As a User Experience Design Intern, you will leverage experience and training to work with and learn from a world-class design team at PayPal. You should be passionate about design and creating experiences people love. You should have working knowledge of all facets of user experience design, including user research, interaction design, content design, visual design, accessibility, and design systems with a curiosity to learn and explore each area. You will work in a collaborative environment where different perspectives and backgrounds inside our team lead to innovation and inclusion in our product design. You will partner with team members across various disciplines including product, marketing, planning, and engineering. Key Responsibilities: • Work on PayPal’s Design System team to help create scalable, accessible design patterns for PayPal product experiences worldwide • “Be the customer” and work towards creating experiences customers will love • Help create scalable designs for various customer segments, on a variety of form factors, and regions globally • Work within existing style guides and patterns, while continuing to push the envelope for better experiences for our customers • Use divergent and convergent thinking to explore many possible design solutions • Provide design concepts that align to project goals • Cleary articulate design decisions and confidently speak about the rational for design solutions • Use design tools to help present designs to key stakeholders across all levels and disciplines • Facilitate design discussions with clear and high-quality outputs

Internship Requirements:

  • Solid attention to detail and craft
  • Passionate member of the design community, keeping up to date with the latest design trends across web and mobile platforms
  • Customer-focused, with understanding of design research methods to uncover customer insights
  • Convincing written and verbal communication skills


  • Working toward BA/BS degree in a design related domain such as architecture, industrial design, graphic design, Human Factors, HCI, Computer Science, Product Design, or Visual Design (or equivalent experience).

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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