Product Design Intern Summer 2018

Department: Internships

Location: Atlanta

MailChimp is the world’s largest marketing automation platform. Millions of businesses use MailChimp to design and send a billion emails a day. We empower small businesses with a suite of powerful and easy-to-use email, marketing automation, and analytics tools that integrate with hundreds of popular applications and services.

The MailChimp internship program started in 2013. In the past 4 years, we’ve had the privilege of bringing in some of the brightest, most talented college students from around the country to spend time with our teams. Our 12 week internship program was designed so that interns can grow their skill set, thrive in the MailChimp community, and do meaningful work. They also have a lot of fun along the way!

MailChimp Design is a multi-disciplinary and cross-functional department comprised of product, web, UX, visual, and motion designers. We work with just about every department and team from product to brand to deliver a unified customer experience and make things feel like MailChimp.

We're looking for a Intern for the Product Design team. Product Design sits at the intersection of design, product management, and engineering working closely with product owners, engineering team leads, research, data science, and marketing to arrive at elegant solutions for our users.

You’re highly collaborative and comfortable giving and receiving design critiques. You are passionate about web and mobile technology, explore the latest and greatest in prototyping tools, while keeping emerging design patterns and visual treatments on your radar. You're always looking for ways to create simplicity out of complex problems with an awareness of the market need, an obsession for detail, and an eye for sharp visual design. You’ve got a healthy curiosity for how things work, a dedication to bringing a shared vision to life, and you are ready to grow in your design career.

Responsibilities

  • Develop design approaches that translate to elegant user experiences
  • Create interaction models, workflows, screen designs, and visual details that resonate with the MailChimp user
  • Collaborate with design peers and cross functional teams to build concept consensus
  • Explore MailChimp design systems and patterns

Requirements

  • Passion for designing compelling user experiences
  • Solid intuition and demonstration of visual design principles and tools used in interaction design
  • Experience creating interface prototypes and portfolio of examples
  • Understanding and ability to prototype with tools like Invision, Principle, Framer.js, Keynote or good ol fashioned HTML/Javascript/CSS

MailChimp is a founder-owned, highly profitable, and private company located in the heart of Atlanta. We offer our 700+ employees an exceptional workplace, extremely competitive compensation, fully paid benefits (for full-time employees and their families), and generous profit sharing. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people, and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed.

We love our hometown and support sustainable urban renewal. Our headquarters is in the historic Ponce City Market, right on the Atlanta Beltline.

If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to meeting you!

MailChimp is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

Benefits

We encourage our employees to live their best lives through wellness programs, education opportunities.

Investing in our employees

Our profit sharing plan puts at least an additional percentage of your annual salary into your 401(k) each year, based on company performance.

At home in Atlanta

Atlanta is where we live, work, and play. It's a vibrant city, with people from all over the world, and no shortage of things to do.