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Product Design Intern

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.A LITTLE ABOUT US:Yahoo is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Yahoo is shaping the future of media.Product Designers on the Ad Tech team take on tough interaction and product design challenges that will transform how marketers reach the right audience at the right time with the right message. They collaborate with engineers, product managers, and amazing designers and researchers to drive a user-centered design process for small to medium sized projects. Product Designers serve a vital role at Yahoo and help to define the vision for new features while owning and driving the craftsmanship for every interaction and visual design detail. As a Product Design Intern, you'll spend 10 - 12 weeks working alongside exceptional designers on key strategic projects, creating compelling and beautiful user experiences, and having fun in a positive and supportive environment.A LOT ABOUT YOU:You're a user-centered designer who is passionate about the macro and micro interactions, data visualization, and information architecture. You thrive on collaborating with cross-functional peers to bring clarity to ambiguous product and design challenges. You love taking broad concepts and turning them into something that is useful, valuable, and delightful to users. You want to play a key role in developing and executing a creative strategy around user-centered design initiatives, mixing business and user goals to create awesome experiences for our users. An ideal candidate will also have experience designing simple experiences for a complex space that feature a lot of interaction--data visualization experience is a plus!YOUR DAY TO DAY:

  • Collaborate with a talented team of designers, user researchers, product managers, and engineers
  • Learn from seasoned talent on how to apply design theory to a wide range of products spanning devices and platforms
  • Help create new experiences and refine existing ones
  • Engage in brainstorming, wireframing, visual design, and other user-centered design processesBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design, Human Computer Interaction, Visual Communication, or a related field
    • Must be currently enrolled in university with graduation dates starting June 2023 and onwardWHAT YOU'LL BRING:
      • A great attitude and willingness to learn
      • Excellent command of typography, color theory, and composition
      • Solid interaction design skills
      • Working knowledge of Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite
      • Front-end coding skills are a major plus - using basic tools CSS, HTML5, Xcode, Command Line, GitWHAT WE'LL GIVE YOU:
        • A positive, supportive and nurturing work environment
        • An awesome team of folks who want to see you grow and succeed
        • Exposure to an amazing number of brands and products
        • An opportunity to get an inside peek of how art, business, and science combine at one of the largest media and tech companies in the worldYahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.The compensation for this position ranges from $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Product Design Intern, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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