Product Design (UI/UX) Intern at Homebase (W21)
$200 - $280  •  
Personalized rent-to-own real estate financing using technology in SEA
Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, VN
About 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.

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 3+ years.

We are backed by leading global investors, such as Y Combinator, VinaCapital, Goodwater Capital, Ace & 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 Alibaba, PropertyGuru, Opendoor, and Divvy Homes.

We are currently experiencing an extremely exciting time. We’ve recently announced our $30 million fundraise from leading global investors making us one of Southeast Asia’s most valuable real estate technology startup. We’ve seen increased recognition by international press including VNExpress, Forbes, and Vietcetera of the impact that Homebase is making across millions of lives. This year, we plan to launch new product lines and your joining would coincide with these exciting developments.

Homebase’s team hails from prestigious international organizations, such as Harvard, MIT, 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.

Job Description

  • Work closely with Product Management to understand the customer’s needs, motivations and pain points through customer interviews, usability tests and other forms of qualitative research.
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, visual designs, and prototypes, as well as write clear documentation, to translate the research findings into visualized product features for the Product team and the Engineers.
  • Ensure that the customers receive an “over-the-moon” experience. That includes constantly monitoring how users interact with the product and continuously improving their experience.
  • Conduct experiments to always improve the customer experience for our customer-facing products.
  • Make strategic user-experience decisions related to product functions and features.

Our requirements

  • Commitment for at least 6 months in either part-time or full-time capacity.
  • Background in UI/UX Design, Product Design or related role within a technology company.
  • Strong knowledge in wireframing, prototyping, user testing, interaction, and visual design.
  • Experience in conducting customer research and usability testing.
  • Experience in design and prototyping tools like Figma.
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and conversant in English.
  • Based in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • A strong understanding of design fundamentals (color theory, typography, grid systems, layouts, icons, and interactivity).

Benefits and Opportunities

  • Receive 4,600,000 VND allowance per month, plus 1,000,000 VND increment every 4 months.
  • Experience the full process of product building.
  • Develop core competencies in the areas of product design, product management, engineering, and technology and work directly with our senior leadership team.
  • Have the freedom in how to come up and test new ideas.
  • Own every aspect of the product that is directly related to user experience.
  • Take on high-impact projects and have the potential to drive millions of dollars in revenue for the business.
  • Broaden your professional network in the areas of real estate, financial services and technology.

We're using data science and machine learning to build one of the first Asset Valuation Models for real estate in Southeast Asia.

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