UX Design Intern I

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Campus & Internships, Product & Engineering

Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organisations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviours and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organisations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organisations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 9000 organisations across the globe, including 48% of the Fortune 100. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com

Role Overview

Rapid7 is seeking talented UX Design students to join our design team for a twelve month internship. The UX Design team in Belfast designs, builds and continuously delivers new features to help Rapid7's customers easily use our products to identify and solve their complex cybersecurity problems. 

As an intern at Rapid7 you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work with our diverse and cohesive UX team.
  • Help Rapid7's everyday users to efficiently and enjoyably use our cybersecurity software product.
  • Develop your design skills as you work on UX design experiences, from problem definition and experience discovery, exploration, and design through delivery.
  • Learn how our designers proactively influence, manage, plan, and scope UX projects.
  • Participate in meaningful outcomes that contribute to real customer success and company goals

Successful candidates will be:

  • Currently enrolled in a BS or MS degree in a discipline related to UX Design.
  • Have experience working on projects (either in academically or professionally) with multiple stakeholders where they've managed diverse opinions and driven solutions.
  • Experienced with design systems and tools such as Figma, Sketch, Invision, or Adobe creative cloud tools.
  • Growth-oriented.
  • Able to work autonomously with great personal project management skills.
  • Able to think through user needs and business goals and apply them to their designs.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and in complex work domain.
  • Detail oriented in creating annotated wireframes, documentation, and mockups.
  • Able to understand and articulate interaction design principles and processes.
  • Able to communicate clearly and pitch designs effectively.
  • Familiar with design critiques 


  • Attractive Salary Competitive Pension employer contribution.
  • Access to company shares plan.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Flexible working.
  • Health insurance for you and your partner/children.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • When in the office you have access to healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches