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Product Design Intern

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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.About UsYahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900 million people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from news, sports, and finance to mail and commerce. And we give businesses a platform to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.No one product or team works on its own. We consider the entire ecosystem when creating new features, content, immersive experiences and platforms. When all of our products and teams work in unison to serve customer needs and pain points, we bring more value to their lives and our own. Each Yahoo plays a part in our success.ResponsibilitiesProduct Design Interns at Yahoo collaborate with skilled product designers, product managers, engineers, researchers, and content partners to define the vision for new features, while owning and driving the craftsmanship for every interaction and visual design detail. Day-to-day, you will:

  • Turn broad, ambiguous user and business challenges into clear, valuable and delightful solutions;
  • Connect user research and data insights to design decisions at every stage of development;
  • Incorporate best practices across multiple platforms and devices;
  • Contribute to a design system that supports design and engineering processes; and
  • Participate in feedback sessions with humor, grace and empathy towards teammates and cross-functional partners.About youYou're likely to succeed in this roll, if you are someone who:
    • Draws on all aspects of product design-information architecture, multi-step flows, motion-to create holistic experiences;
    • Delivers consistent, polished and balanced layouts, through typography, color and visual hierarchy;
    • Uses prototypes as a foundational piece of your design process both to identify appropriate solutions and influence stakeholders;
    • Solves user problems in creative ways that go beyond obvious, expected solutions;
    • Demonstrates high emotional intelligence when interacting with teammates and other co-workers;
    • Presents designs clearly and confidently to facilitate useful feedback while shifting approach based on the audience and desired outcome;
    • Takes initiative and accountability for timelines, deliverables and outcomes;
    • Contributes to the design community both inside your company and beyond; and
    • Desires and takes action to grow professional skills.Qualifications
      • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program (in design, human-computer interaction or related field).
      • Portfolio that demonstrates abilities in visual design, interaction design, prototyping and product thinking.
      • Understanding of what makes an experience good or bad
      • Familiarity with the user-centered design process.
      • Experience with design tools to create design concepts, prototypes, assets and specifications. Figma preferred.
      • Skills such as illustration, photography, animation, data visualization, conducting user interviews, front-end programming or data science are a plus!Yahoo 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 ( 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 ( 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. Eligibility requirements apply.Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don't require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you'll be given notice to make arrangements.If you're curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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

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