Design Intern

Job Description

The Design Intern assists in the development of design research and integrated design solutions across a wide range of media and applications. This is a hands-on role. We expect the Design Intern to learn and to contribute meaningfully to client projects under the direction of the Design Director and a mentor supervisor.

This position is a full-time, paid position for a 10-12-week duration starting in June. Potential to convert to full-time employee for the right candidate provided the circumstances allow.


  • Assist the design team with design and production tasks for OX clients and OX internal projects.
  • Participate in concept creation and brainstorms for OX clients.
  • Must be able to quickly shift between assignments, have a great attitude, and strong communication skills.


  • Current junior, senior or recent graduate of an accredited university program with an emphasis on graphic design, communications, advertising or user-centered design.
  • Portfolio demonstrating areas of interest and experience in school directed assignments or client work.
  • Willingness to work a minimum of 35 hours per week, 9AM-5PM on site in our East Loop office.
  • Desire to learn and apply skills in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Passion for design and systems thinking.


  • Interns and hourly paid positions and do not qualify for medical, dental or other benefits.
  • Current students may qualify for education credit for participating in this program.
  • Consideration for partial transit/commutation re-imbursement.

Only applications with work samples will be accepted. Qualified candidates should provide a resume along with sample materials or online portfolio exhibiting design capabilities and areas of interest.


About The Office of Experience

The Office of Experience (OX) is a design and digital innovation consultancy for the modern marketing age. A new breed of agency, OX’s human-centered philosophy and multidisciplinary approach integrates strategy, design and technology to help organizations reinvent their business and rapidly bring new experiences, products and messages to market. In an era of unprecedented disruption, OX is built to transform. Learn more at