Job Description

LookThink is seeking an open-minded fast learner to support a variety of departments across the company. We’ll work together to create the right learning experience for you. You’ll be exposed to every part of our business and process, from marketing, business development, and project strategy to design, information architecture, and development. 
We are looking for applicants who are excited about creating user-centric websites, products, and other digital experiences. Working at LookThink means working in a highly collaborative and communicative environment. Interns should enjoy and value constant interaction, teamwork, and a diversity of challenges. 
This is an opportunity to learn by doing from a group of passionate creatives navigating the DC-tech world. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with internal project teams, and sometimes clients, to gather, plan, and discuss the vision and requirements of a given project. 

  • Assist team members with research, whiteboarding, note-taking, project planning, visual design deliverables, etc.

  • Collaborate with team members to produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant work for clients. Depending on the projects we have during your internship and your strengths/interests this could be producing a research report, using UXPin to produce a wireframe prototype, jumping into Sketch to rebrand a client, learning a new front-end framework to help update a client website, and so much more.

  • Possess the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team. We expect that our team members can get their marching orders and go, as well as communicate and collaborate with coworkers and clients. 

  • Ability to multi-task and manage one's own time. We won’t micromanage your day, we’ll make sure you have plenty of projects to keep you engaged and leave the way you go about completing them to you.

Requirements

  • Ability to generate creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset.

  • Attention to detail and a strong desire to learn.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to present ideas clearly to team members and partners.

  • Comfort/openness to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.

  • A collaborative, roll-up-your-sleeves mentality.

  • A passion for making the internet a better, more beautiful place.

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with the principles of design thinking and/or user-centered design.

  • Experience or interest in creating at least a few of the following; wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, user research plans, designs, brands, etc.

  • Experience or interest in using prototyping/design tools such as UXPin, InVision, Proto.io, Sketch, or similar.

  • Development experience -- HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.

 

If interested please send resume and portfolio, code repo, or relevant work examples to directors@lookthink.com.

About LookThink

LookThink is a user experience consultancy based in Washington DC—just south of Dupont Circle—with satellite offices in Denver (CO), Charleston (SC), and Mainz (Germany). We’re a tightly-knit team of energetic problem-solvers (20 strong) that prides itself on bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ business challenges each and every day. Our clients range from small startups to large Fortune 100 corporations across the commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors. Our niche is the rethinking and enhancement of mission-critical business platforms and software that our clients depend on every day—from the perspective of the end-user.