Here at SQUAR, we believe that passion is the foundation for every digital experience we produce. We're an established creative digital agency located in Harrisburg, PA.
We work with a wide variety of businesses and start-ups to help them establish their brand, grow businesses and transform their online presence. Ultimately, we understand that websites are built for humans, and we do so with the ability to impact others. We are passionate designers, driven developers, and creative thinkers. Egos are left at the door, but questions are always welcome.
This 3-month summer internship should at least cover a total of 225 hours (around 15 to 20 hours a week). Being that this is an unpaid internship, we will provide a $1,200 stipend as a form of compensation at the conclusion of the internship (details listed below). Also, this is an in-person internship only (not remote).
As a Web Design Intern, you'll spend your time working alongside your Advisor, as well as, working with our remote developers and design contractors. You'll meticulously build out design concepts into HTML5/CSS3 for integration into CMS platforms, such as Squarespace and Shopify. You'll join client meetings to experience client presentations and design consultations. You'll communicate regularly with your Advisor to discuss your progress, and you'll participate in weekly company discussions.
What you'll be doing
- Convert design mockups or concepts into HTML5/CSS3 prototypes
- Learn how to write organized and well documented LESS (a CSS pre-processor)
- You'll learn and understand how to leverage the design capabilities of Squarespace (a primary platform we utilize)
- Help solve internal web struggles using design thinking and wireframing
- Work on a number of internal projects (we like to build things for fun)
What We Look For
- Strong passion for design (a must have)
- General understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
- Knowledgeable in design software such as Photoshop or Sketch
- Have a general working knowledge of CMS's
- Know how to convert static design mockups into HTML/CSS
- No matter what you're doing, you take pride and passion in your work
Bonus (But not required)
- Knowledge of the Squarespace platform
- CSS pre-processors like Sass and LESS
- Source control using Git
What we provide
- We'll take care of city parking for you
- You'll have your own desk with computer (you're welcome to use your own)
- We provide a stipend of $1,200 at the end of the internship
- Get actual real world experience as a Web Designer
- The potential for part-time hire at the conclusion of the internship (based on performance)
How to apply
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Web Design Intern”. Please include your resume, cover letter and a link to your portfolio site.