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Product Design Intern

At Universe, our mission is to bring the world together through real-life experiences. We’re a team of passionate makers and problem solvers that care about making an impact and building quality crafted products that people love to use.

As a Product Design Intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams and create tools that give event organizers the best chance to succeed and create unforgettable experiences for fans. You will be involved in every aspect of the product design process, from initial brainstorming and user research to final design tweaks right before launch. If you’re a team player who is passionate about problem-solving, delightful interfaces and has the desire to grow every day we’d love to hear from you!

 

Duration:

4 month term with possibility to extend. This is a paid position that is also eligible for school credit, from May 7-Aug 23 (dates are flexible).

 

What your day could look like:

  • Work alongside Senior Product Designer to design the user experience of our product from conception to launch
  • With mentorship help and guidance, work through all steps of the iterative design process including conducting user-research, creating user journeys, wireframing, prototyping, user testing, and delivering high-fidelity visuals that have incorporated human-centered design principles
  • Contribute to high-level design decisions, help build a cohesive design library, and participate in brainstorming sessions with the rest of the design team
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers as often as possible in order to strengthen our team by constantly raising the bar for quality
  • Collaborate closely with product, engineering, and marketing to explore, iterate, build, and ship your high quality, cross-platform designs

 

What we’re looking for:

  • A passion for product design, user experience, and problem-solving
  • Strong visual design skills, and understanding of end-to-end iterative design process
  • Strong knowledge of industry tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision)
  • Ability to design for both mobile and web
  • You’re great at time management and setting priorities
  • You love sharing your work, because that's how you improve
  • You’re detail oriented with a mindset that no task is too small
  • You’re an adept communicator who is able to sell and back up your ideas.

 

Nice to have:

  • Motion design/prototyping skills
  • Knowledge of front-end programming
  • Agency or startup experience

 

You should work at Universe if:

  • You are an independent, fast-learning, self-starter who takes ownership over solving hard problems
  • You're passionate, collaborative, and have a continuous desire to grow

 

Here's why you'll love working at Universe:

  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product
  • Be a part of an open design culture, with weekly lunch and learns as well as monthly design team outings
  • A Macbook Pro ready to go on your first day
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of a fortune 500 company. Perks include local kombucha and cold brew coffee on tap, monthly socials, discounts to theatre and sports events, and unlimited access to Amphitheatre shows in North America for you and a friend


 

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