Personalized rent-to-own real estate financing using technology in SEA

UI/UX Design Intern

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Phillip An
Phillip An

About the role

Company Description

Homebase (YC W21) is a real estate technology company from Singapore that aims to solve one of the biggest socio-economic problems of our generation: Homeownership. 

Our obsession with executional excellence, asymmetric access to international capital, and relentless, world-class talents are our unfair advantages that made us the most valuable proptech in Vietnam within a mere span of just 2+ years.

We are backed by leading global investors, such as  Y CombinatorVinaCapital, Goodwater CapitalAce & Co., and Antler; and are advised by founders and senior executives from some of the world’s largest and most successful tech companies, such as AlibabaPropertyGuruOpendoor, and Divvy Homes.

Homebase’s team hails from prestigious international organizations, such as Harvard, Stanford, McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, etc. We believe in hiring only top talents and historically accept only ~1% of all applicants. As a company, we are forward-looking and embrace diversity and remote-working. 

Our Company Culture

To learn more about what it's like to work at Homebase and our culture, please see here.

Job Description 

Homebase is looking for a talented candidate to join the team as a UI/UX Design Intern. The ideal candidate should be passionate about delivering superior customer experience by building visually delightful and easy-to-use digital products. The candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with core members of our high-performing team and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Devise user-centered designs by precisely understanding business requirements and customer feedback;

  • Translate requirements into visually attractive style guides, design systems, design patterns, and easy-to-use user interfaces;

  • Conduct UI design and coding, creating reusable objects, templates, and wireframes for web pages, email, etc. - and manage maintenance, updates, expansions, and scaling of each design;

  • Collaborate closely with engineering, marketing, product, and management teams on the development, QA, and release of impactful products;

  • Communicate UX research directly to senior management and devise UX strategy in tandem;

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems at the source to ensure smooth product operations;

  • Incorporate customer feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings into design to continuously enhance customer experience;

  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, tables, etc.).

Our Requirements

We are looking for candidates who fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be able to commit at least 6 months;

  • Background as juniors, seniors, or fresh graduates in areas such as computer science, engineering, or related majors;

  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Jira, Confluence, etc.;

  • Prior experience designing UI/UX interfaces - having a portfolio to show is a plus;

  • Prior experience with Webflow is a plus.

We are looking for candidates who possess the following attributes:

  • <u>Concise and effective communications</u>: You’re able to articulately present and debate recommendations with cross-functional teams and senior leadership in written and oral English and Vietnamese.

  • <u>High-energy, team-first attitude</u>: You’re motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help our growing business.

  • <u>Proactive and passionate</u>: You’re independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations.

  • <u>Disciplined and responsible</u>: You're highly independent in terms of prioritization, time management, and organizational skills.

  • <u>Innovative and adaptable</u>: You have impeccable attention to detail and high internal standards for work. You're always seeking ways to innovate, improve, and automate your work in a professional and effective manner.

Benefits and Opportunities

Candidates will have unparalleled opportunities for learning and accelerated career growth working in a fast-paced, hyper-growth startup environment. As a member of the team, you’ll have opportunities to:

  • Develop your core competencies in the areas of UI/UX design, business operations, and corporate planning;

  • Create products that actual Homebase customers will use;

  • Broaden your professional network in the areas of real estate, financial services, and technology.

We offer candidates the following benefits:

  • 4,600,000 VND allowance per month, plus 1,000,000 VND increment every 4 months;

  • Potential for conversion into a full-time role upon successful performance;

  • Potential for attractive employee stock option package should performance be stellar;

  • Flexible/remote-first work environment.

Why you should join Homebase

Homebase is a novel home-financing tech startup tackling the millennial ownership crisis across Southeast Asia, starting with Vietnam. We use a combination of technology and financing to co-invest in your home so you can move in today.

The company is founded in Singapore and is one of the region’s fastest growing companies, disrupting a traditional trillion-dollar industry, and backed by some of the world’s leading VC’s and founders of billion-dollar companies. Homebase was named as one of the “Top 50 PropTech companies in the World” by the prestigious Silicon Valley powerhouse Plug and Play.

Team Size:20
Location:Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phillip An
Phillip An
Jun Yuan Tan
Jun Yuan Tan