UX Designer Summer Internship

| Greater Boston Area

As WordStream continues its growth, we are looking for PASSIONATE designers to join our growing product team and to help deliver expertly crafted experiences that our customers love. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a fast growing design team, work independently on various design initiatives, and communicate frequently with our amazing customers!

WordStream is an industry leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) product company voted #1 in customer satisfaction in the search advertising sector. Our purpose is to help SMB’s succeed and grow by helping SMB’s across our country and the world get the most out of their digital marketing dollars. Connected to some of the largest companies in the world, Wordstream is partnered with Google, Bing and Facebook to help our customers market their businesses. WordStream also strives to make a difference in the lives of the people in our community. We are committed to corporate social responsibility and believe that it is our duty to give back through volunteering and charitable donations. If you are driven by taking action, winning together and believe transparency is the only way to be, we want to hear from you!

A little about the job:

  • Really get to know our customers through research, user interviews and usability sessions.
  • Collaborate with the team to design new elegant product workflows and refine existing ones.
  • Work within our defined style guide to create attractive, high quality UI designs of both low and high fidelity to test with users.

Requirements

A little about you:

  • Curated a portfolio of work that captures your thought process, workflow and design skill across various projects/assignments.
  • Must be proficient in design software such as Sketch, Adobe or similar tool.
  • Must have a passion for user centered design and knowledge of usability testing.
  • Ability to time manage and meet deadlines when needed.
  • Exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team.

Benefits

A little bit about the benefits:

  • Paid internship
  • Ability to work closely with experienced designers on a variety of projects
  • Ability to learn more about the advertising industry
  • Casual and fun work environment
  • Downtown Back Bay office (easy and accessible via public transportation)

A little about WordStream and our market space...

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, our open workspace lends itself to cross-departmental collaboration (and a fair bit of fun, too). The high-energy, innovative environment has helped us develop a suite of cloud-based tools--which enable ad management and optimization across Google search, shopping, and display; Facebook; Instagram; and Bing--capable of meeting the changing needs of our customers.

Boston Business Journal, MITX, Inc. Magazine, and countless other organizations--both regional and national--have recognized WordStream as one of the country’s fastest growing companies and an exceptional place to work: And we’re just getting started.

Interested in contributing to industry-shaping innovation, enjoying a positive workspace, earning competitive pay, and advancing your career? Become part of the WordStream team today!

WordStream is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

Located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, our office offers an open and collaborative floor plan with easy access for commuters.

What are WordStream Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
WordStream values community action, and we provide our employees with opportunities to get out and give back, changing the lives of those in need here in our own backyard.
Partners with Nonprofits
WordStream partners with Nonprofits such as Boston Scores, Boston Cares and other organizations that assist those in need here in Boston, MA.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have something for everyone! From FunForce that organizes company events to our Women Of WordStream ERG, we are building a well rounded environment for all to feel welcome!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
With access to The Gannett Foundation, WordStream employees can request to match their charitable donations up to $10,000.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
WordStream offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
WordStream hosts various team and company outings throughout the year, including a company wide Summer Outing and Holiday Party.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
WordStream provides our employees with free coffee, flavored water, soda and cold brew on tap.
Some Meals Provided
WordStream provides a monthly company breakfast.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Recreational Clubs
WordStream sponsors office sports leagues throughout the year, including a summer Softball team that took first place in our division in 2018.
Fitness Subsidies
With a BSC right downstairs, WordStream employees receive discounts on their memberships.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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