Product Design Internship - Spring 2018

US-NY-New York
6 days ago
Job ID
2017-6422
# Positions
1
Category
Internships - Corporate
Level
Intern

Overview

The Orchard is looking for a Product Design Intern to assist the team in translating user needs into innovative product designs that span multiple channels and devices.   Product Designers   embody the vision of the user through the interface. You’ll help solve problems based on user research, while bearing business objectives in mind. You’ll help identify, investigate, and validate opportunities and ultimately assist in shipping design solutions.


Based in our New York office, you’ll learn how to design graphics that are original and innovative, while still respecting individual branding requirements. You’ll be paired with a mentor, who will work closely with you to give detailed guidance on a number of projects, and help you develop key design skills.

Responsibilities

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our users
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
  • Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch

Qualifications

About You:

  • You’ll help design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and smart
  • You’re fascinated with how people engage with software both in their personal lives and at work
  • You're inspired by partnering with product designers, product managers, engineers, researchers and content strategists to help oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch
  • You take broad, conceptual ideas and assist in turning them into something useful and valuable
  • You give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
  • You understand the value of building and maintaining a living style guide
  • You're hyper-organized, practical, and love finding new ways to do things faster and better
  • You stay up to date on current themes, trends, and technologies in user experience design

 

Requirements:

  • You're a rising college senior, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program
  • You have the ability to think at a high level about a complex, social product, and explain the rationale for new features and changes
  • You have a portfolio of design projects, with the ability to design products systematically, interactively & visually
  • You have experience with visual design, especially in the construction of visual hierarchies on layouts, and attention to detail on typography, spacing, and colors
  • You're experienced with with common front-end technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript).

 

The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

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