Pivotal Labs is a recognized leader in agile software development practices. We build consumer and enterprise web and mobile applications for global clients. We are currently looking for experienced, creative designers to join our team for a Summer internship and help us continue to innovate in the field. This role is open to undergraduate and graduate design students with a variety of backgrounds, including: Design Research, User Experience, Interaction, and Visual Design.
Why we love what we do (and so could you)
We work in an environment that encourages learning and growing as a professional and individual and an infrastructure to support and motivate those goals.
We are a community oriented design team.
We have the freedom to try out new design processes; in the spirit of agile, do what works, try new things, stop doing things that don’t work.
We are a diverse team of designers with a variety of skillsets and backgrounds. We are all eager to share knowledge and learn from each other.
We constantly collaborate with our project’s team members and the broad Pivotal Labs community – developers, product managers, clients and designers.
We make product decisions daily and work on real-time product delivery.
What we do as Product Designers for web & mobile applications
Maintain a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice
Work as a collaborative team member with clients, developers, and fellow designers
Lead products from discovery and framework through iterative development and delivery
Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints
Guide product decisions through user research, customer development, and iterative feedback loops
Determine best practice approaches and lead the client through our process
Rapidly iterate on design prototypes and working applications
Conduct user testing, interviews, and analysis
Develop visual identity systems, data visualizations, visual design, illustrations, etc.
Produce materials for clients and developers, including user flows, wireframes, mockups, live style guides, and assets
Attributes & experiences we are looking for in Product Design Interns
Be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; be collaborative and communicative
Be thoughtful about the role of design in relation to contemporary technology; be committed to lifelong design learning
Be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a design-related discipline
Have experience with or curiosity about agile and lean philosophies and methods
Have experience working independently with clients
Have experience designing complex consumer and business applications
Bonus: experience with front-end technologies and frameworks (HAML/SASS, grid systems, responsive design)
The work/life balance provided by Pivotal Labs
Catered breakfast everyday
Ping Pong tables
Clubs during lunch and after work (board games, skateboarding, social hour, draw-time)
40 hour work week. Never more.
Want to learn more about us? Read our blog posts.
Interested in becoming a Product Design Pivot? Apply by sending us a resume, cover letter and portfolio.