Product Design Intern

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 7,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. Over 10,000 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.Customer Identity Cloud (formerly Auth0) is an easy to implement, authentication and authorization platform designed by developers for developers. Basically, we make applications’ login boxes safe, secure, and seamless for anyone logging in.

Location: U.S. or Canada

Position Description: We are looking for a University student pursuing a UX Design, Interaction design, engineering or related degree who is interested in a 12-week Summer 2023 Internship. The ideal candidate will share our passion and pride in the simple elegance and usability of our solution. During this internship you will work on our administrative dashboard to improve how our customers navigate and configure our product. You are a problem solver who cares about making a meaningful impact and enjoys working as part of a collaborative, high growth, distributed team.

You will join our Developer Experience Product Domain.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with Product Managers and Engineers to understand the team’s priorities
  • Participate in research and communicate insights to help the team understand customer problems
  • Design thoughtful, intuitive, and creative solutions
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers to develop and expand our design system
  • Define data and analytics to measure design solutions
  • Share work early and often and seek out constructive feedback from peers, product teams, and other stakeholders
  • Iterate on solutions based on direct and indirect stakeholder feedback
  • Work together with designers on other product teams to keep work consistent, improve quality, contribute to our team processes and principles

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Can distill complex problems into precise, simple, and delightful solutions
  • Experience developing wireframes and prototypes
  • Have an understanding of UI/UX/Visual design concepts and a keen eye for detail
  • Understand the importance of consistent UX patterns to improve the overall user experience and look and feel.
  • Have contributed to the development of a comprehensive design system
  • Proficient with Figma (or similar design tools)
  • Have a strong portfolio that demonstrates excellence and passion for product design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have experience designing enterprise products (B2B), ideally designing products for developers.
  • Know how to make use of qualitative and quantitative data to back up your design decisions as well as suggest new research
  • Have strong product sensibility
  • Can transform challenging workflows into simple, usable and elegant experiences for developers.
  • Enjoy being part of a highly collaborative, remote-friendly environment.
  • Bonus: Experience with front-end development

Okta’s Intern Program

As an intern, you’ll do real work that matters. While you’re on board, you’ll work on meaningful projects and have an opportunity to see what working at Okta is all about. You’ll also have the support of your mentor and manager to help you develop new skills.

Our interns have the opportunity to build a strong community – with their fellow interns, within their teams, and with the broader company. We want you to grow professionally and you’ll do that through participating in events like our Executive Speaker Series and Brown Bags.  And of course, we want you to have fun too.

Interns may choose the format of their internship: either in-person at one of our Okta offices, or virtually. We give our interns the opportunity to choose the option that best suits their needs.

We offer 12 week internships in the U.S. in the Summer and 16 week co-ops in Canada.

Education and Training: (In progress – Dec. 2023 or May/June 2024 Grad) BA, MA, or PhD in Design or related field.


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physial or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran.We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

Okta offers everything you need to support your work, your life, and your work-life balance. Click here to learn more: https://rewards.okta.com/us

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy/.



United States, Canada



Full Time


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