Product Design/Design Systems Intern



Product, Design
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team

We're Celonis, the global leader in execution management and process mining technology, and one of the 50 most valuable private companies in the world. We believe that every company can unlock its full execution capacity - and for that, we need you to join us.

Celonis’ product experience team is part of the Product & Engineering team; We have made it our mission to research, design, test, and deliver joyful and value-generating experiences empowering organizations to visualize and analyze their business processes using our tools. With a commitment to innovation and customer success, Celonis is revolutionizing the way businesses operate and make decisions.

About The Role

This role is an opportunity to learn from and contribute to the product design process at the world’s leading process intelligence and process mining technology company.

We are looking for a Working Student / Intern to assist us in creating systems and patterns that will enhance product initiatives throughout the company. You will collaborate with a team of exceptional individuals skilled in solving complex problems and play a central role in building our next generation of best-in-class products.

You Will Walk Away From This Program With

  • Hands-on experience in the process of systems design at Celonis
  • Sharpened design system skills, learning from experts
  • New connections with industry peers and mentors
  • Active participation in a cross-functional environment that focuses on delivering features globally

Some projects you could work on:

  • Creating resources and documentation for designers and engineers using the latest tools (
  • Designing a motion system for Celonis product design
  • Exploring new interaction patterns for Celonis product flows
  • Refining information architecture and navigation across Celonis product surfaces
  • Refining and improving Celonis’ iconography system
  • Extending the system of semantic tokens

About You

You embody a 'maker' mindset, viewing the world through a systems-thinking lens and approaching challenges with a blend of technical expertise and creative insight.
Your design skills are solid and you're deeply passionate about further developing them. Your insatiable curiosity drives you to explore new technologies and adapt your designs for various platforms.
Collaboration and User-centricity is your forte. You actively engage with your team and cross-functional partners, fostering inclusivity and valuing open communication. Your humility shines through as you readily accept and offer honest feedback.

What we’re looking for

  • Proficiency in Figma, including a strong understanding of its features such as components, auto-layout, and libraries.
  • A keen interest in the design system community, coupled with a drive to innovate future systems, tools, and workflows.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Adaptability and an open-minded approach to excel in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • A deep passion for top-tier design and delivering exceptional user experiences.

Please attach a comprehensive portfolio showcasing your previous work as it is required as part of the application process. It allows us to better understand your skills, experience, and creative capabilities in relation to the responsibilities of this role.

Nice to have

  • A basic understanding of technical constraints and how to design solutions that can be effectively engineered for a specific platform.
  • Understanding of existing industry-leading design system best practices.
  • Experience in leveraging and contributing to a design system, even a small one.
  • Awareness about the value of driving accessible solutions at scale and advocating for inclusive experiences across platforms.
  • A passion for complex data visualizations

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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