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UX Design Intern (Remote Winter 2021)

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Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: San Francisco, California, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.


Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. 


As an intern, the Dolby U program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, join us to design a future where technology meets entertainment! 


Dolby leads the development of revolutionary media experiences and we're passionate about understanding humans and what moves them. Our design team takes a user-centered design approach to developing audio and visual experiences in the realms of music, voice, cinema, tv, sports and games. We are looking for a passionate, energetic design intern to join our design team in San Francisco. You'll be involved with user research and UX design on a mobile product for musicians.



  • Contributing to the interaction design for one or more of our products related to music, voice, audio or video
  • Recruiting users and researching how they interact with media devices such as headphones, conference phones, video systems and music equipment
  • Conducting user testing and synthesizing the research into data that informs our design strategy
  • Helping to refine our design processes, tools and documentation bringing them to the wider community at Dolby 



  • Strong analytical abilities with clear communication verbally and in writing 
  • Adaptable and efficient in the way you work with a thirst for learning
  • Familiarity with aspects of music or audio/video production is a plus. Including performing, composing, recording, editing, producing, streaming, podcasting, filming, video editing, vlogging, distribution, promotion, social media.
  • Strong experience with state of the art design tools like Sketch, Figma, Zeplin and Adobe and prototyping tools like Invision, Protopie, Principle, Framer
  • A strong UX portfolio with detailed and documented wireframes, organized and insightful research, clear and compelling presentation. Please be clear about your role and the problem you solved



  • As you will collaborate with and may participate in other design disciplines, please highlight your experience/skills with other areas including 3D physical design, visual design, branding, packaging, motion design, video production, sound design, event and retail environmental design and industrial design – these are a big plus.



  • All candidates should include a link to their portfolio or provide work samples as part of the application process. Please indicate your role and contribution for each project submitted
  • Working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree in UX Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Library Science, Cognitive Psychology, Marketing, Product Management, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Due to COVID-19, recent grads who are within 1 year of graduation are also eligible to apply
  • Must be available to work remotely and full-time Monday – Friday for 3 months between January 2021 - April 2021



Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland