Job Type
Internship (June-Aug 2019)

Location
Chicago, IL

Fuzzy Math is a user experience design, strategy, and innovation consultancy in Chicago. We’re dedicated to user experience design, from top to bottom — everyone is involved in UX work.

As a visual design intern you will have the opportunity to steep yourself in the user-centered design process, where research and design rationale is nurtured, as well as a chance to build strong solutions in a collaborative environment.

This internship will allow you to learn by doing as you’ll be fully integrated into our team delivering on client projects and our summer pro-bono project. We’re based in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, easily accessible by public transportation.

Our summer internship is three months of full-time (40 hours/week), paid, practical experience in how user-centered design methodologies are applied in a design consultancy setting. These methods will include performing primary research, synthesizing research, ideating/concepting, and designing interactive experiences. You’ll not only work alongside a group of talented practitioners, but you’ll be expected to contribute and share your own approach.

We love our work, but we also love giving back. Do good work. Be good people. is one of our core principles. Beyond our client work, we strive to give back through charitable giving and pro bono projects. A few of our past summer pro-bono projects interns have been able to work on include: UCAN, VING Project, Active Trasportation Alliance, and DBSA to name a few.

 

The Specifics

As a visual intern at Fuzzy math, your primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Actively taking part in design workshops, critiques and reviews  
  • Research work including competitive reviews and site audits
  • Creating visual comps and style guides

We’d love an email from you if

  • You have a portfolio we can take a look at.
  • You’re within a year of graduating (undergraduate or graduate) from a program in a design-related field with experience in graphic design production.
  • You have a solid understanding of a user-centered design process.
  • You’re available for 12 weeks in Chicago at the beginning of June 2019.
  • You’ve designed for web or mobile as part of coursework or previous internship.
  • You are a great collaborator.
  • You’re proactive and don’t mind asking questions.
  • Have an eye for detail and a pride in your work.
  • You have the permanent, legal right to work in the US. We do not currently sponsor visas.

Working Here

As part of our team this summer, you’ll have the benefit of:

  • Mentorship and feedback
  • Awesome co-workers
  • Free breakfast and snacks
  • No dress code
  • Frequent team outings (in the past these have included: walking tours, bike trips, kayaking, bowling, Cubs games, and we’re always looking for new ideas)

Timeline

We’ll be accepting applications for our summer internship up to early April 2019.

Apply

Please send us an email with your resume and portfolio to internships@fuzzymath.com with the subject line – UI.19 + Your Name. We’ll reply as soon as possible.

 

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