Company Description:

At WillowTree, we bring our clients’ ideas to life — in a digital sense.

We believe teams of mixed disciplines and diverse perspectives create the best product.

And our Product Design team is vital to our clients and products.

They start with why.

They want to understand our clients’ unique story, business goals, and pain points.

They design with intent (always).

And they’re really good at turning complex (sometimes messy) ideas into elegant, intuitive digital experiences.

Our clients include HBO, Nestle, Allianz, General Electric, Fox Sports, PepsiCo, and more. Our commitment to fostering an environment that encourages creativity has been rewarded by Fortune, Great Places to Work and Glassdoor as the best workplace in tech. Check out what others are saying about us.

Internship Job Description:

Product Design Intern

Our Product Design Interns are embedded into our project teams and participate in research, conceptual design, information architecture, interaction design, prototyping, and visual design, all while having a 1-on-1 mentor relationship with an experienced Product Designer. You’ll create product experiences from ideation to execution for clients across various industries.

Your Impact

You’ll help our clients achieve their outcomes and business goals through forward-thinking design
You’ll successfully advocate for effective design practices, design sprints, and best practices with our clients and teams
You’ll continually push our team’s creative, visual, and interactive design capabilities
You’ll get hands-on experience by working on real client work

Type and Timing of Internship:

Full TimeSummer

Internship Location:

Durham, NC


Application Instructions:

Your Background

You plan to graduate in May 2021 or May 2022
You have an online portfolio of mobile app or web design work
You’ve used design tools like Sketch/Adobe XD, Figma, and Invision
You’re a strong conceptual thinker with a demonstrated ability to understand customer needs, user behaviors, and project requirements
You have solid written and oral communication skills, with an ability to articulately explain design decisions
You have a solid understanding of typography, layout and basic design principles
You’re comfortable presenting your designs to teammates and clients
You’re passionate about current design trends coupled with a strong understanding of user experience

Bonus Points

Motion design experience

P.S. In an ideal world, you have all the bullet points we listed, but hey — we know that’s a lot of bullets. If you feel confident about a good amount of them, we can ramp you up on the rest.

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