Born Group – Paid Design Internship

BORN is an award-winning global digital agency with a core focus on creative, content and commerce. We provide a holistic suite of market-leading services, from large-scale image production to bespoke content experiences and innovative ecommerce solutions. Our evolution over 25 years represents our passion for delivering fully integrated creative work to our global clients.

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Are you a college student with a design focus looking to explore the world of e-commerce and responsive web design? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

The BORN Creative team is currently seeking a proactive, self-starter that has an extreme love for everything design (just like us!). This Sketch and Photoshop ninja will be responsible for supporting design team leads as well as the business development team on a variety of high profile projects.

BORN is a digital agency that merges Creative, Content and Commerce. The NY office currently specializes in Creative and Commerce (that’s where your internship comes in). We are a pack of 6 passionate creatives (3 designers, 3 UX’ers) that constantly push each other to be the very best in the industry. There are NO egos on our team (nor are they welcome), so if you love speaking in gifs/memes as much as we do, you’ll fit right in!

BORN is a super fast-paced environment, but if you’re up for the challenge and want to learn years worth of knowledge in a matter of months, than this paid internship can be very rewarding.

Things you can expect to learn:

  • The foundations of responsive web design
  • The foundations of e-commerce design and UX/UI best practices
  • The foundations of how to design for the specific platforms (Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Magento 2.0, SAP Hybris)
  • The foundations of Mobile first/always methodologies
  • An intro to agile/Iterative project methodologies
  • The foundations of how to present your work and articulate your design decisions
  • Smart, non-destructive, efficient design skills for both Sketch and Photoshop
  • How to create a clickable prototype
  • What a full project cycle entails
  • How UX, design and development work together to create a killer product
  • The foundations of our business development (sales) process
  • Shadowing during presentations and sales meetings
  • Techniques for creating compelling and convincing pitch decks

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a design focused curriculum (studying graphic, digital or web design)
  • Sketch & Craft skills – basic to intermediate
  • Photoshop skills – intermediate
  • Graphic design skills – intermediate
  • Web design skills – basic to intermediate
  • Keynote – basic to intermediate
  • Powerpoint skills – basic to intermediate
  • Ability to create beautiful Keynote and Powerpoint visuals
  • Proven design, typography skills
  • Extremely detail oriented

Brownie points:

  • Advanced knowledge of Sketch
  • Experience Invision or MarvelApp
  • Creating GIFs
  • Experience with Adobe AfterEffects or Principal (or any prototyping/animation tool)
  • Beginner/intermediate knowledge of front-end code (HTML/CSS/Java Script/jQuery)
  • Experience with photography or videography content creation
  • Experience designing for a content management system (CMS) (example: WordPress)

When applying:

  • SKIP THE COVER LETTER
  • Include a PDF of your resume
  • Include a URL to your online portfolio (personal website, Behance, Dribble, etc.)
  • A URL to your LinkedIn profile (if applicable)
  • We’re currently only soliciting candidates authorized to work in the U.S. at this time
  • Candidates must be able to work in our NY office

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