Creative Intern

Job Description

The Summer 2024 Internship

At Discord, we offer a personalized experience for interns, and our aim is to offer an experience that mimics what it is like to actually work here. We match qualified interns with projects and groups, based on interests and skill sets and fully embed interns within those groups for the summer.Internships are paid and run for (at minimum) 12 weeks, targeting a start date in June 2024 to accommodate varying school calendars.The Team

The Product Creative team is a hybrid team of illustrators, motion designers, animators, 3D artists, and product designers. We are dedicated to supporting the Product Design team on in-product projects. We work collaboratively to bring their ideas to life, co authoring experiences that deeply resonate with our customers and align with Discord’s mission. Our goal is to create vibrant, engaging experiences that truly represent our brand.What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work closely with Product Designers to bring ideas to life and inspire new ones through technical motion design projects
  • Learn from your Product Creative team members and collaborate with other teams
  • Create engaging user flows, transforming them into user-friendly and delightful experiences
  • Share work early and often, adjusting whatever is necessary based on art direction

What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • Working towards a degree in Design (i.e. UX/UI, Interaction, Motion, Graphics, Web, or Product)
  • A portfolio consisting of motion design and visual design, showcasing the ability to animate UI elements and typography
  • An understanding of people's needs and its importance in the design process
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop) and Figma

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with Lottie is a big plus
  • 2D/3D Illustration experience
  • Ability to bring designs to life via prototyping

Salary of $59/hour.

Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law and CO Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

Benefits listed below may differ from those available depending on terms of employment*

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)
  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends
  • 14+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days
  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)
  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)
  • Volunteer time off
  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups
  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests — from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!

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Hybrid or Remote
Graphic Designer
Salary Range
59USD / hour
Job posted:
July 4, 2024
Application deadline

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