Intern - Experience Designer

Internships Kansas City, Missouri


Description

Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

As an experience design (XD) intern, you’ll jump right in, working with our multidisciplinary teams that use design thinking to solve problems ranging from interfaces to new business models. You’ll learn to help bring concepts to reality through prototyping and implementation and learn how to manage the workflow of design processes while tracking multiple projects.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Designing systems, products, services and interfaces
  • Generating concepts
  • Conducting research
  • Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team
  • Tracking multiple projects
  • Tracking trends and technology

Required Skills & Experience

  • Junior, senior, or nontraditional student in college or recent graduate with coursework or experience in a related field (psychology, HCI, UCD, digital media, liberal arts)
  • Design thinking skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills are a plus
  • UX/UI, service design or similar skills with emphasis on visual design
  • Familiarity with design software and associated workflows
  • Basic understanding of marketing, advertising and technology
  • Attention to detail and willingness to ask questions
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Flexibility; enjoys a fast-paced environment with lots of change
  • Interest in digital and technology required

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 Application Deadline: March 2 at 5 p.m. CST

Need Assistance? If you require reasonable accommodation or assistance for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request either by fax to 816-817-0976 or by email to careers.iwd@vmlyr.com.