internship
Graphic Design

UX/Web Design Intern

10-20 hoursPhiladelphiaYear RoundFree coffeeFederal Donut FridaysPet friendlyDinners for working lateMarketplace discounts

Description

Colabination is the source for discovering the best up and coming brands from local communities across the globe. We are dedicated to supporting and growing the underground, helping fashion advocates break away from the norm.

Joining our team would make you a member of our tight knit, innovative family. You’ll have the chance to push your limits and meet incredible artists while challenging corporate America. We don’t care how you do it, just do it great, and do it right. We’ve got the tools to teach you- But are you cool enough for the job?


Role:

We are looking for a talented Web Design intern to help create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior user interface design skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs.​ As a part of Colabination’s design team, you will produce new user interfaces, color palettes, screen layouts, digital marketing materials and other interface elements involved with our growing marketplace. We're looking specifically for a candidate with a minimalist design style.

Responsibilities:

-Designing web page layouts for a variety of purposes and uses
-Writing and editing short copy for digital layouts, ads, promotions
-Developing testing criteria that will ultimately improve overall functionality of the user experience
-Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
-Designing social media and marketing campaign graphics
-Assisting the Marketing manager in the creation of deliverables for our external partners (digital magazines, tastemakers, blogs, artists)
-Assisting the Designer Relations manager in any graphics needed for our designers Showrooms
-Lead and make improvements to our email marketing program, testing new tactics to drive open rates and engagement
-Creating digital and physical promotions for various marketing initiatives
-Strategizing and implementing user experience testing and feedback loops that will lead us to future iterations in product development
-Developing creative solutions for the user experience design working in collaboration with Marketing and Data teams

Requirements

-Proven Web Design experience
-Required proficiency working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; Sketch App. Additional considerations for those with experience with prototyping/wireframing tools such as Axure, Balsamiq or InVision.
-Proven attention to detail & ability to think through all the use cases, including error and edge cases
-Familiarity with HTML, CSS/LESS/SASS
-Experience designing products and features for mobile, desktop and everything in between
-Experience working in UI/UX and/or interactive design
-A startup mentality and strong personal interest in entrepreneurship
-A passion for usability and an eye for minimizing complexities down to bare essentials
-A minimalist style
-Fast learner with a self-starter attitude
-Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to other members of the design, development and client teams
-(Plus) Experience building live prototypes using HTML, CSS & JavaScript
-(Plus) eCommerce experience