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The mobile phone re-imagined for kids

UX / UI Intern

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We're a start-up, backed by Amazon, Verizon and Y Combinator, building the next revolution of smart toys. Check us out at toymail.co.

We are looking for a UX/UI intern to join our product team in NYC, someone who is wants to learn a ton about startups, contribute to something meaningful building great experiences and engagement.

While experience is important, we are ultimately looking for someone entrepreneurial, smart, and hungry with creative smarts. You will be analyzing engagement and UX/UI, implementing quick design changes and testing to capture results. We work fast.

Schedule is flexible, and can be full-time or part-time.

Main responsibilities:

1. Participate in projects with our founders, marketing and engineering teams to implement cool new features.

2. Design new visuals to improve product experience

3. Execute on ideas

Ideally you are located in/around New York though select remote opportunities available.

TO APPLY:

Please include the below information and provide a few sentences of what you seek in an internship and what drew you to Toymail. Also, send your portfolio link and a resume in PDF form.

a) What is your earliest start date, and what is your end date?
b) How many hours would you like to work per week?
c) Our office is located in Soho in NYC. Are you able to come into the office on some days and work remotely on other days?
d) Can you use your own laptop, photoshop and illustrator?
e) Are you looking for credit, or pay or open to different arrangements? If you are looking for pay can you give us a sense of your expectations?


Internship Pay: TBD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

-The student will build their UX/UI design portfolio, increase their graphic design skills, and learn to build and develop customer engagement. This training is similar to the learning a student would get in a high level design or branding college class.
-The student will receive mentor-ship from our CEO and Creative Director in design, product, engagement,and business development of a startup
-The student will be able to sit in on team meetings and contribute ideas to high level development
-The student will be able to pitch projects to the co-founders and learn to develop their ideas in a professional setting
-The student can gain experience in an office / startup setting in a field relevant to their major
-The student will develop their professional communication skills and receive resume and cover letter support

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