Ui Visual Designer Internship

Layer5

Date listed

4 months ago

Remote

Yes

About Layer5

We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with easy-to-use software and world-class, open-source community experience. While small, the Layer5 community represents the largest collection of service mesh projects and their maintainers in the world. Advanced and emerging technology and empowering engineers are at the core of our company, and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a work environment of continual learning and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging brand across the cloud-native landscape. Our headquarters are located in the hill country of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.

UI Visual Designer Internship

Internship Overview

The Layer5 Internship Program offers students and graduates an opportunity to gain exposure to the inner workings of the fast-moving world of cloud-native. We value all of our interns and commit to providing a comprehensive learning experience that aligns with individual interests and career goals.

Basics

  • 12-week, experience fully online or in Austin, TX. Relocation is not necessary.
  • Applicants should be fluent with common visual design and user experience tools like Figma, Illustrator, and so on.
  • Internships are ongoing and may start anytime.

Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Monthly stipend. The amount depends on experience.

What You Will Learn

In this position, you will collaborate with our core team in the creation of entirely new web sites and existing sites. Your work will include maintaining the consistency of our brand while uplifting and modernizing our user interfaces through new design techniques and tools. This is an extremely dynamic position and a great opportunity for an entry-level visual designer and aspiring web programmer to build their skills and their career. The Visual UI Designer Intern will work closely with the open-source community and the broad set of Layer5 academic and technology partners.

The ideal candidate is analytical and good with numbers and is driven to succeed with little supervision. You are someone who works well in a team and takes pride in helping a company succeed and grow and are willing to put in the work needed to become a valued member of an evolving marketing team. Layer5 offers seasoned professionals an opportunity to significantly impact the fast-moving world of cloud-native. We value all of our employees, interns, and contributors and commit to providing an environment in which innovation is fostered and hard work is encouraged. We do so in ways that align with your individual interests and career goals.

Role Overview

Layer5 offers seasoned professionals an opportunity to significantly impact the fast-moving world of cloud-native. We value all of our employees, interns, and contributors and commit to providing an environment in which innovation is fostered and hard work is encouraged. We do so in ways that align with your individual interests and career goals.

Responsibilities

As a Layer5 UI Visual Designer Intern, you responsible for web-based styling, creating designs and graphics, page layouts, logos, color schemes, brand kits and user experience of new site functionality on the many sites operated by Layer5. You will engage with users and the community to solicit and incorporate feedback on designs in an iterative and evolving process. Evolve and maintain the branding style guide for web properties. You will enhance their human-centered design (HCD) techniques, producing software so intuitive that documentation isn't necessary.

Required Qualifications
  • An excellent eye for detail and thorough accuracy.
  • Stays abreast of latest trends and tools.
  • Competent with Figma and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Comfortable with wireframing.
  • Versed in color theory and typography.
  • Strong ability to work with stakeholders and be flexible when receiving feedback.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Strong HTML5, CSS3 and SASS skills.
  • SVG animation and CSS animation experience.
  • Familiarity with Gatsby, React, and Jekyll is desired.

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