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UI Designer Intern

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 2 months, flexible working hours, 10-20 hours/week

Location: Midtown, NY (must be able to come in for face-to-face interview)

Summary: Universal Processing New York office is seeking an UI Designer Intern. Within 14 years, we have emerged as one of the fastest growing payments companies in the U.S. Secrets? Keep innovating and diversifying our portfolio. This time, we have an ambitious plan to venture out and enter into a market that has been seldom targeted at. We are looking for a bright and creative individual to assist in developing the first-so-ever POS software that merchants are crazy about.

You are the type of designer or designer-to-be who turns complex systems into easy-to-understand flows. You are expected to work closely with front-end developers to visualize the user interface and build great solutions. At Universal Processing, every little designing element you put in will hugely impact merchant’s businesses - to make their live easier and businesses more successful.

This internship is designed for those who are hungry to learn about merchant services industry and POS development, where you can put theories learned at schools into real businesses, to further polish your graphic, designing and programming skills, and to envision a commercial product with end users in mind. Confident that this is THE internship for you? Quickly apply!

Your learning experience includes:

  • Analyze target merchants’ experience problems, understand their current workflows, and research existing Point-of-Sale (POS) system providers
  • Conceptualize the big picture, while also nailing the details by wireframing flows, laying out UI, and understanding edge cases
  • Determine the product requirements and communicate design specifications with engineers
  • Present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and managing partners


  • Current students pursuing Bachelor degree or Master’s degree in Web, Interaction Design or related fields
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows and process flows. Students who have experience in developing POS systems are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wireframing tools
  • Must be able to conceptualize the user experience across multiple device sizes and platforms
  • Proactive, can-do attitude, aiming for excellence
  • Excellent communication skills, with a desire to learn in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment
  • Must have portfolio available


  • This is an unpaid internship. School credit can be offered if desired
  • Experienced mentorship and guidance from senior management at Universal Processing
  • Opportunities to network with top-notch players in the POS and merchant services industry
  • Unlimited learning opportunities, not just in UI design, but in business operations, investment, capital raising etc.
  • With the possibility to see your product come to live
  • With the potential to become a full-time employee


About Us:

Universal Processing (“UP”) is a leading payment processing provider and a registered Independent Sales Organization (ISO) of First Data Corporation and Wells Fargo Bank. UP was established in 2003, and has emerged as one of the fastest growing payments companies in the U.S. To develop our company’s scope to a national organization, UP made significant office expansions in Queens, New York, Los Angeles, California, and Houston, Texas in addition to expand our headquarter office in Manhattan, New York. UP offers a comprehensive line of visionary and efficient payment solutions for merchants in the small to medium size business (“SMB’s”) marketplace.  UP provides payment products and services for SMB’s in all industries, including retail stores, restaurants, e-commerce websites, wholesale companies, lodging establishments, supermarkets, and more.  In addition, UP provides a suite of powerful and innovative value-added solutions that enable SMB’s to limitlessly scale their businesses.  Our services include merchant financing, digital marketing, loyalty programs and ATM services. To learn more about us please visit us at:

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