Visual Web Design 2018 Summer Intern

Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

Please note: Your application must include a link to your website/online portfolio.

Our Consulting Group works with Yext’s largest clients to deliver highly-customized and integrated products. Our work is leaps and bounds beyond our competitors and is seen by millions of people across the globe. The team includes Project Management, Visual Design, and Software Engineering experts that work together to deliver end-to-end solutions. We value things like: curiosity, failing forward, productivity hacks, excellent communication, a sense of humor, and confidence without ego.

We're Growing! Yext is continuing to build our creative team and we are hiring 2018 summer interns! You'll be learning how to design elegant solutions to complex problems along with our Creative Lead, fellow Visual Designers, Project Managers and the Software Engineering Team. You’ll gain experience working alongside our world-class visual design team to make responsive Web layouts for coveted Fortune 500 consumer brands, assisting with building our catalogue of UI design patterns, and helping improve our team’s craft.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with producing high-quality visual Web designs—from concept to execution, including those for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices
  • Create and iterate on assets that reflect a client’s brand, enforce a language, and help accomplish both business and user goals in our product
  • Push creativity, challenge established thinking, and discover new ways of approaching (and solving) a problem
  • Hone precision and practical design skills
  • Partnering with Software Engineers to implement your designs just as you had envisioned 

Minimum Requirements

  • Pursuing BA/BS degree in Design with a graduation date of December 2018 thru August 2019 (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proficiency in tools like Sketch, Zeplin, Invision App, Keynote and Adobe Creative Suite
  • A jaw-dropping online portfolio, free of type-o’s

Preferred Requirements

  • Familiarity with Twitter Bootstrap screen sizes and 12-column grid principle
  • Front-End Web skills (HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.)
  • Experience designing for variable data (CMS-driven layouts)
  • Ability to create style guides to be used cross-functionally Interaction design sensibility

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, and flexible hours / paid time off. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.  

About  

Yext is based in the heart of New York City, with offices operating in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Tysons Corner, VA. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015, & 2016). Most recently, Yext was named the #1 Workplace in New York City by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and blog.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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