We are Quirky.
We make invention accessible.
We believe that the best ideas in the world aren’t actually in the world–they’re locked in people’s heads.
We exist to solve that problem.
Wink is a subsidiary of Quirky centered on building the world’s best ecosystem for internet-connected products. The Wink application, available in the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, connects physical products from Quirky and 3rd party manufacturers into one platform, delivering on the promise of interoperability that is at the core of the “Internet of Things” revolution. Wink gives unprecedented attention to the software side of connected-home equation, creating a user experience that is truly seamless between the physical and digital.
You are obsessed with well designed products and interfaces and strive to improve everything you come across. You are excited by the prospect of updating functional specs, UX, and visual design elements. You think that a brainstorm is the best way to spend a Friday afternoon. You are a true team player and can work in an extremely fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere in a positive way.
If this sounds like you, keep reading!
As an Experience Design intern, you will:
Work on interaction design for mobile apps that control physical things
Assist Product Designers in the completion of functional specs, UX, and visual design elements
Participate in group brainstorms
Work with engineer teams to identify product specs
2+ years of undergraduate coursework in Interaction Design and/or Visual Design related to web/mobile/software
Strong attention to detail
Interest in pursuing a career in interaction design and/or visual design related to web/mobile/software
Head over to www.quirky.com and learn more about Quirky. Take a close look at the app-enabled Wink products. If you are intrigued, please continue!
Submit your resume and online application along with a cover letter addressed to Meg telling her why this internship is for you and why we should hire you
You MUST SUBMIT A PORTFOLIO demonstrating your work. Applications without a PDF portfolio or a link to an online portfolio will not be considered!