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Design Intern

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We create impactful and custom digital experiences that connect brands with consumers in relevant and memorable interactions. We partner in digital strategy, design and execution to transform the world’s leading global businesses.

Our studios are worldwide, yet we are one collaborative global team that recognizes the demand for all software and technology products to engage users through compelling design. We operate across many sectors and specialize in retail, financial services and healthcare. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

You are a talented Product Designer with a strong work ethic, attention to detail and strive to absorb design knowledge and trends. Under the direction of a Senior Product Designer, you may work on several projects at a time and will be involved in all phases of design development. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 years experience in design school (or related experience). Digital focus is mandatory.

  • Strong portfolio of work demonstrating exceptional UI and UX design

  • Knowledge of user-centric processes and design thinking principles

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for production design while learning the ins and outs of our design process

  • Knowledge of UX principles and methodologies

  • Take an active role in thinking about the client’s business and supporting team success

  • Understand design principles, such as typography, colour, grid and composition

  • Strong UI skills

  • Work within a visual design language and brand guidelines to produce design within a brand's aesthetic 

  • Support fellow designers with research and design needs

  • Produce wireframes and mock-ups and be able to communicate its effectiveness to members of the design team 

  • Knowledge of modern web and/or mobile platforms

  • Maintaining knowledge of latest industry trends and best practices. 

  • Experience with design tools (Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision,, etc.) 

  • Experience with virtual facilitation tools (Miro, Mural, Whimsical, etc)


ABOUT THE DESIGN TEAM

We are a team of 14 designers in the Vancouver office (80+ worldwide) who are passionate about design, product, and everything in between. We continually look for the best designers in the industry and our goal is to provide them with the environment and support they need to flourish. We do this by providing collaboration opportunities within the team through activities such design reviews, 1:1s, lunch and learns, sharing of  inspiration and best practises. We look for people who will contribute in a unique way and are willing to advocate for what they believe in. If you’re looking for a place to learn and grow, to collaborate with a mature design team and to explore diverse projects then this is the place for you. We look forward to meeting you. 


Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.

You must be legally authorized to work in the Canada without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

 

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