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May 16, 2024

Product Designer Intern 4 Months


Job Description

Posted Monday, May 13, 2024 at 5:00 AM

Job Title: Product Designer Intern

Department: Product Design

Work Term: Fall 2024*

Duration: 4 months (September– December 2024)

Location: Virtual

Roles: 1

*Full-time availability of 37.5 – 40 hours weekly is required to be eligible for this opportunity.

Dayforce is a global human capital management (HCM) company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, with operations across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region.

Our award-winning Cloud HCM platform offers a unified solution database and continuous calculation engine, driving efficiency, productivity and compliance for the global workforce.

Our brand promise - Makes Work Life BetterTM - Reflects our commitment to employees, customers, partners, and communities globally.

Benefits for Students:

  • Experience working for one of the fastest-growing Human Capital Management technology companies in the world Access to Dayforce’s development programs and resources.
  • Ability to work with as well as create relationships with members across the globe.
  • Autonomy to bring forth new ideas and optimize existing structures within the organization.
  • Meaningful responsibilities, enabling you to obtain ‘real-world’ experience.
  • Dynamic hands-on exposure to multiple business units and stakeholders across Dayforce

Summary/About the opportunity:   

Dayforce is looking for self-starting, highly motivated Associate Product Designers to design useful, usable, and desirable products for the millions of workers who rely on them every day. HR and workforce management tools should demonstrate the same care and craft of consumer software, designed with contemporary user- and human-centered practices.

Product Designers work across a range of design practice, from up-front research, insights, and strategy, though to ideation, prototyping, and testing, and to delivery of final designs. Strong communication skills, particularly an ability to articulate the rationale behind design decisions and an ability to accept feedback are keys for success.

Primary Responsibilities/ What you’ll get to do:

  • Design and re-design product experiences across our HR and Workforce Management offerings. This may include native mobile apps, including iOS and Android, or contributing to the Dayforce Design System
  • Learn to conduct upfront user research to better understand user needs and behaviours, and usability testing to see how your solutions work for users, with the support and guidance of UX Researchers
  • Take design direction from Product Designers and Design Managers, ensuring your efforts roll-up into a coherent whole
  • Learn best practices for common design problems
  • Collaborate with other designers and your cross-functional team to work through design and product challenges
  • Present work and communicate design decisions to the design team and the cross-functional team, including product managers and engineers
  • Ideate and prototype to explore different options and develop your skills for communicating your rationale
  • Advocate for a human-centered approach, including Accessibility and Inclusive Design practices
  • Be a part of a fast growing, fun Design Team!

Qualifications/Skills and experience we value:

  • Passion for creating successful products on native mobile OR creating a design system
  • Comfortable taking direction from senior designers and accepting feedback
  • Eager to broaden and develop your design skills
  • Familiarity with user-centered and human-centered design approaches
  • Desire to work in complex systems with multiple audiences and complicated workflows
  • Good communication, presentation and collaboration skills
  • Figma

We understand that no matter where you are, choosing a new employer is always one of life’s most stressful events. We encourage you to check us out at Dayforce.com or follow us on LinkedIn to learn more about how we are impacting the world of work for our customers, employees and you!

What’s in it for you

Dayforce is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment.

We encourage individuals to apply based on their passions.

Dayforce encourages personal and professional growth. We offer excellent time away from work programs, comprehensive wellness initiatives and recognition through competitive pay and benefits.

With a commitment to community impact, including volunteer days and our charity, Dayforce Cares we provide opportunities for you to thrive both in your career and personal life. Our focus is not just on your job but on supporting you to be the best version of yourself.