join the UX design traineeship

we don’t teach you the textbook basics you can find on youtube or in every online course. kickstart your career

young professionals

we offer you accelerated growth as a UX designer by combining theory and practice in one year

a quick overview of what we offer you during the year

  • 4 days a week
    work for reputable companies like Rituals, RTL and Samsung. Gain real work experience while being guided by your senior UX design mentor
  • 1 day a week
    training day in our amazing office. Where you will participate in soft and hard skill training, 1 on 1 coaching, guest lectures, knowledge sessions with Jungle Minds.
  • company visits and more
    each quarter we will have an company visit to get inspired and keep an eye on the last developments in UX

you in a nutshell

  • you want to become a UX design professional
  • you master the Dutch language
  • you have 1-3 years maximum work experience in UX
  • you have great communication & social skills

100% succes rate

after the trainee year, all of our young professionals got hired full time by their client

what's in it for you

work for the biggest clients via our network

work for the big clients that you normally couldn’t get acces to as a junior designer

gain valuable & real work experience

while you work and gain real experience, we’ll dive into the topics that are highly imporant but often forgotten to teach

full time guidance from your senior UX mentor

you have a full time open line with your mentor. Every friday you’ll have 1 on 1 time to reflect on your work week

partner up with Jungle Minds & Cronos

during your year at Jungle Guilds you enjoy all the benefits of our sister company Jungle Minds & mother company Cronos

join the professionals community

when you’ve finished the course you’ll have gain many new connections and friends to rely on you entire carreer

guest lectures and workshops

every quarter a senior professional gives a class and workshop in it’s expertise in the field of design

overview of our ux design traineeship program

quarter 1

UX basics, patterns & flows

theory lessons

  • design thinking
  • usabality heuristic & principles
  • stakeholder management
  • form flows & patterns
  • navigation flow & patterns
  • UX metrics
  • figma next Level
quarter 2

information architecture, structuring & organizing & flows

theory lessons

  • the main job
  • design methods
  • sitemap & user flows
  • ideation
  • content design
  • validate your design
  • search and find information
quarter 3

research & interviews

theory lessons

  • the basics
  • research methods
  • user journeys & persona’s
  • interviews & analyse
  • usability testing
  • organize workshops
  • turn data into accessible insights
quarter 4

design systems & UX writing

theory lessons

  • design documentation
  • atomic & modular design
  • responsive design
  • handoff development
  • ux writing
  • persuasive design

this could be your week

client day
client day
client day
client day
agency day

this week could be yours

Because your personality is T-shaped, you have strong communication skills and are equipped with the ability to immediately work at full capacity in an in-house multi disciplinaire team.

Four days a week, you work at the client and 1 day a week, you follow the ux traineeship.

On Friday you have Agency Day in our wonderfull office in Amsterdam Noord. We start the morning with a check-in where we discuss each others challenges of last week and review each other work. Then we start with the theory les and spent time in the afternoon on co-creation assignments.

Every other week we join the Spot Light moment of our sister company Jungle Minds where we share knowledge and learn from each other

a word from one of our young professionals

“with Jungle Guilds I was able to get a position at RTL, where I worked on UX projects and products impacting millions of users. Thanks to the real world experiences that was thought on the agency days, my skillset grew very fast”

a word from Rui Jun Mei

‘“during my one year UX traineeship at Jungle Guilds, I got the possibility to work for Samsung Electronics Benelux and joined them after finishing the program. In this year I grew as an UX-designer but most important also as a person. I’ve learned a lot from more experienced designers and using all the tips and tricks in my daily work”’


a word from Giacomo Galizia


anything unclear?

you can’t find the answer you’re looking for below? Feel free to send us a message.

how will I know if my application is accepted?

we will get in contact with you to plan a the get to know each other call. this is an online interview of max 45 minutes to get a first impression

why do I need to master the Dutch language?

most of our clients are based in the Netherlands and the first speaking language in the company is therefor Dutch

i’m fresh out of school, can I apply?

you can always apply based on your experience and portfolio we will evaluate your application and decide if we will invite you for an introduction call

how much will I earn during the traineeship

we will do you a proper offer based on your work experience

ready to get the ball rolling?