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Internship UX Design

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)Internships

Job description

Are you ready for your Swapfiets adventure?
Hi, we are Swapfiets! đź‘‹ The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle.

Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'. Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

Your goal

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Digital Product Design Intern to join our team. As a Product Design Intern, you will work closely with our team of designers, project managers, and developers to create user-centered designs for our digital products.

You will get to dive right into designing and improving new and existing user flows. You’ll be working in an international, multidisciplinary team responsible for our very own Swapfiets-website for 9(!) countries. Your goal is to support your colleagues in creating the best userflows possible, all while maintaining an eye on different design-aspects such as the user-needs, consistency throughout our brand, validation and time management.

We’re looking for someone who takes initiative, is self-directed, and has a big appetite for knowledge. There is lots of room for you to gain hands-on experience while creating valuable design work with the support and coaching of the other 4 Product Designers and your other scrum team colleagues.

What will your responsibilities look like?

  • Use real user insights and live data to analyze and develop new opportunities for experiments and A/B-tests

  • Help create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for new product features

  • Collaborate with designers, developers, and product managers to ensure a seamless user experience

  • Contribute to the design system and style guide

  • Participate in design critiques and team meetings

  • Validate your amazing designs or concepts with real users

Job requirements

Your profile:
You’ll be successful in this role if you have a strong hunger to learn, passion for user-centered design, and a great approach to collaboration;

  • You are available for a regular internship (around 4-6 months). We are flexible;

  • You are currently enrolled in a related field such as UX design, interaction design, HCI, or similar;

  • You have a passion for (digital) design;

  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing relevant design work;

  • You’re not afraid to make mistakes and ask questions;

  • You have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically;

  • You have experience in creating wireframe and user flows;

  • Experience with design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc;

  • You write and speak English proficiently.

What we offer:

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • Internship compensation (400 euros a month);

  • Gym Membership discount through OneFit & GoHealth;

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues;

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution;

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks;

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets;

  • Flexibility in working from home and our office at the Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam.


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • As soon as we think: you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.

  • Next, you will be invited for a first job interview with the UX Design Manager and one of our Product Designers.

  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!