Author Archives: dannewoo

Alpha UX Internships

Alpha UX works with the largest organizations in the world. We generate valuable user insights for our clients, and our designers make that possible.

We are now offering paid off-site internships to design students on our Design Bench. As part of the program, you will:

  • Create short prototypes (websites and apps) for Fortune 500 clients in e-commerce, healthcare, finance, and media
  • Learn about what clients care about, the problems they are trying to solve, and their product iteration process

What will you gain from this experience?

  • Real world experience working with actual client assets and live products
  • Sharpen and speed up your design and prototyping skills
  • Professional recommendations to startup network and Fortune 500 clients for design work (based on your performance)

As part of the internship, you will be evaluated based on:

  • Professionalism
  • Prototyping skills
  • User Interface Design
  • Ability to understand and execute Test Criteria

Prerequisites include:

  • A background in UX, UI and interaction design
  • Strong typography skills and visual design skills
  • Skilled in Sketch, Photoshop, InVision and Axure
  • Animation skills (Photoshop Timeline, After Effects) are a huge plus
  • Critical attention to file organization
  • Ability to work independently on projects without supervision
  • Authorized to work in the United States (we are currently not accepting applicants outside the US)

Please fill out this form to apply for the Design Bench Internship.

More information can be found here: http://alpha-ux.co/design-bench-internship/

Creative Coding 0 to 1 Workshops

School for Poetic Computation is hosting two sessions in March focusing on creative coding using P5js which is the JavaScript version of Processing. The workshops are being led by and amazing, artist, designer, programmer and musician, Luisa Pereira. The first workshop will be on March 12th for beginners and the second will be on March 19th for intermediate programmers. Each session only costs $50.

If you are interested in using code to create creative projects I highly suggest signing up for one or both of these!

See the link below for more information:
http://blog.sfpc.io/post/139872259616/coding-0-to-1

Web Design Internship

Webline is a 20 + year old website design and development firm located in Long Island City.  We have worked on over 850 projects for small to publicly traded companies. The services that we offer are: Branding, Website Design and Development, Content Management, Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Social Media, SEO and Google AdWords campaigns.  To learn more about our company, please take a look at our website at www.weblinedesigns.com.

We are looking for students who are familiar with WordPress, Social Media, Blogging and Constant Contact.  A background using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML5 and CSS would also be helpful. They will be introduced to live projects and learning and implementing the above skill sets.  It is not necessary for them to have knowledge of all of the above.

Interested students should contact the Office of Career Development and Internships. 

Design and Tech Events (Week of Sept. 21st)

Razorfish Global Tech Summit (Sept. 22nd)
Professor Danne Woo will be demoing his data visualization software, Datavisual, next Tuesday, September 22nd at the Razorfish Global Tech Summit.

NYC Media Lab Summit (Sept. 25th)
Professor Andrew DeRosa and Professor Woo will both be demoing next Friday, September 25th, at the NYC Media Lab Summit. Professor DeRosa will be talking about his Speculative Design class and Professor Woo will also be demoing student work from his Creative Coding class.

Both of these events are great to attend to learn more about design, technology and to potentially find jobs and internships through networking. The Razorfish Summit is free to register and the NYC Media Lab Summit is only $15 for students to register.

If you do happen to attend either one of these events, make sure to stop by and say hello to Professor Woo and Professor DeRosa.