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Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Product Design Intern - Summer 2024

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Wayfair

2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Boston

AI generated summary

  • Seeking a design intern pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with a strong academic record, a passion for user-centered design, hands-on experience in digital UX and visual design, proficiency in design tools, excellent communication skills, ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, make data-driven decisions, solve problems, and demonstrate attention to detail. A self-motivated candidate with a curiosity for learning, a love for problem-solving, and a track record of successful project experience will thrive in this dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • The Product Design Intern will collaborate with a team to design user-friendly interfaces, participate in workshops and design sessions, create design deliverables, present to stakeholders for feedback, assist with research efforts, and contribute to team events and development sessions.

Off-cycle Internship

DesignBoston

Description

  • We’re the Experience Design team at Wayfair, and we’re tackling exciting challenges that are reshaping how people discover, find, purchase, and have goods delivered to their homes. We’re a diverse team of world-class product designers who are hard at work transforming experiences for our customers. 
  • We are looking for current students who are passionate about users and have a desire to deliver impactful user experiences through design. How can we leverage 3D models to enable our customers to imagine how furniture would fit in their space? How can we seamlessly connect them with gig economy assembly and installation pros to get that new chandelier installed before the next dinner party? If you're interested in answering these types of questions, you’ll love our innovative and dynamic team! 

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Human Factors, Information Design, Human Computer Interaction, UX Design, etc., with a strong academic record.
  • Must be able to commit to working 40 hours/week (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) from June 3-August 9, 2024 in our Boston, MA office.
  • Must be returning to the course of study following completion of the internship.
  • Must plan to graduate in Spring 2025
  • A portfolio that demonstrates hands-on design work (digital UX and/or visual design work). Portfolio can be presented online or as a PDF.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of relevant design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, prototyping tools, etc.)
  • Passion for the user with a strong interest in understanding their behavior
  • A desire to collaborate cross-functionally, able to contribute as part of a team and individually
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Comfort prioritizing work and meeting deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • An ability to make decisions backed up by best practices, research, and understanding of user and business needs
  • An analytical and process-oriented mindset, with strong problem-solving skills
  • A Strong Candidate Will:
  • Be passionate about designing intuitive, compelling, and delightful experiences
  • Have previous project experience
  • Possess attention to detail
  • Love problem-solving
  • Enjoy collaborating within a team
  • Be self-motivated, curious, and hungry to learn

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Design

Responsibilities

  • Craft intuitive interface experiences, leveraging design thinking and industry best practices, with support from your dedicated mentor
  • Join a cross-functional team of designers, product managers, and engineers to assist in the day-to-day work of designing delightful experiences
  • Participate in workshops and ideation sessions that harness the brainpower of collective team
  • Produce and iterate on design deliverables that communicate solutions, such as user flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals
  • Present deliverables to partners and stakeholders in order to collect feedback and iterate accordingly
  • Contribute to a variety of research efforts (competitive benchmarking, user testing, audits, and synthesis of findings)
  • Participate in and contribute to team events and development sessions

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Location

Boston