design intern
Spark Works is looking for a design intern to support the company’s design & communication activities. In the middle of a small, interdisciplinary team, the intern will be involved in various ongoing design tasks within the framework of internal and external customer projects.
Spark Works’ internship is a chance to build on existing skills and experience and to learn more about Human-Centered Design (HCD). While a suggested list of tasks can be found below, Spark Works is keen for interns to express their own interests and personal goals. You will be fully on-boarded as part of the official team, take part to our team building activities and expected to be contributing with your inputs, ideas and good spirit.
main tasks
    Support in the content design for clients’ slides and deliverable materials
    Contribute to the development of communication materials, including creation of animations, layouting, images editing and coordination with external partners
    Help with the editing and maintenance of website content
    Support in the implementation of the corporate branding strategy
    Bringing in inspiring ideas for potential internal design projects (renewal/development of Spark Works communication material)
    Professional level in Adobe Software (InDesign; Photoshop; Illustrator) and animation software of your own choice
    Previous experience or graduate-level degree in visual communication or related fields
    Strong ability and desire to solve problems, capability and self-initiative to carry out assigned projects
    Strong interest in innovation methodologies, such as Human-Centered Design (HCD), Design Thinking (DT), and agile concept development
    Attention to details and strong team working capacity
    We expect excellent knowledge of English and German with fluency in speaking, reading & writing
    A company which shapes social change, business innovation and technology applications with a human-centered approach
    A multidisciplinary team with flat hierarchies, characterised by passionate individuals and diverse competencies
    An open and dynamic work culture based on personal initiative, teamwork, direct feedback, continuous learning and experimentation
    Exposure to different sized projects with clients from the private and public sector, across£various industries
    A centrally-located, vibrant office in the middle Zurich close to the Paradeplatz
    Monthly team lunches and after work beers
    Sept. or Oct. 2020
    3-6 months
    Please send us your CV, a short cover letter in English and your portfolio with ‘Spark Works – Design Intern 2020’ in the subject line to

    We are looking forward to meeting you!