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Product Design Intern

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.

 

As a multi-sided platform, the Product Team at 1stdibs is responsible for buyer and dealer experiences across the web and app products, as well as a suite of web-based tools to support internal teams.

We are looking for a Product Design intern with a user-centered design approach to work with our project teams. This designer will create solutions that promote our platform business strategy by aligning our products with the needs and behaviors of our users. Product designers partner with product owners and engineers to deliver world-class solutions.

What you’ll do

  • Generate product concepts and iterate solutions based on business and user feedback
  • Present and collaborate constructively with a wide range of stakeholders including product owners, researchers, engineers, and marketers
  • Deliver pixel-perfect screens and specifications to support development
  • Prototype concepts for testing and communication
  • Work closely with engineering to support development of proposed solutions

What you’ll bring

  • Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in a design or related program: ie Communication Design, Graphic Design, HCI, UX Design, Product Design, etc.
  • Experience designing for the web
  • Comfortable communicating design through verbal, written and visual presentations
  • Experience prototyping flows
  • Awareness of technologies underlying great web experiences
  • A passion for clean, accessible, and functional design
  • Understanding of usability research methodologies
  • Strong eye for typography, color, and layout
  • An understanding of design’s role in creative problem solving
  • Passionate about design and aware of current design trends