UI Design Intern at Ecosense Lighting

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Position Overview

Ecosense is a rapidly growing technology company based in Los Angeles. Our purpose is to invent, inspire and transform how we experience light. Our strategy is audacious, and our expectations are high. We are pioneering in the areas of color science, photometry and mixed reality. Using the sun and the moon as inspiration, we are using our inventions to enhance our industry’s understanding of light and materially transform expectations for artificial light. 

 

We have been fortunate to light some of the most coveted spaces on earth and to be recognized by the likes of Red Dot for innovation and design, as well as Inc 500 and Deloitte for consistently making their fastest growing companies lists.

 

Ecosense hires curious, collaborative, autonomous and smart people who also happen to be very nice.  We have a passion for tackling the unknown, solving hard problems, and answering questions that haven’t been explored.

The Position

 

UI design intern

 

The Position:

 

We are looking for an eager UI Design Intern (paid) to work at our office in Chinatown, LA. The ideal candidate will intern for 3-6 months. 

 

As a UI Design Intern, you will be responsible for supporting our design team with creating pattern libraries, building out full mockup deliverables, as well as graphic design work. You must have an eye for aesthetics, be able to grasp business, product, and technical concepts quickly, and work cooperatively with our design team to push initiatives forward with urgency and excitement.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, hungry, up-and-coming designer who is enthusiastic about tech to build valuable digital design skills across both web and mobile interfaces (and beyond). You will be working on real products that are set to launch so you will come out with deliverables that will be an asset to your portfolio. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform design work across a variety of areas
  • Responsive web
  • Native apps (iOS & Android)
  • Internal marketing materials and deliverable templates
  • Provide design-related support to our design and product teams
  • Create and design print and digital material.

The Person

Requirements:

  • A strong eye for aesthetics
  • Strong interest in technology and the internet as well as app and web design; more importantly, genuine desire to learn more in a hands-on experience
  • Self-starter with demonstrated capacity for independent initiative
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with design software (Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Experience with Sketch, Zeplin, InVision, and grid systems is a plus
  • Experience with web or app development is a big plus

 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. This position is not eligible for sponsorship

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Location

We are located in the vibrant Chinatown section of Downtown LA. We're public transportation accessible and near freeways, making us easy to get to.

An Insider's view of Ecosense Lighting

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is distinctive, adaptable and high-performing guided by our core values of Beauty, Freedom, and Frictionless. We have a culture that expects and empowers its employees to have agency—to individually act to produce for powerful results.

Tim

VP of People & Culture

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day involves learning & solving. I collaborate with colleagues to solve technical & business challenges involved in producing great luminaires. Collaboration on any given day could include customers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Optical Engineers, Software Engineers, Color Scientists, and Industrial Designers,

Nate

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Just out of school I went to China with our VP of Ops, 12 dozen vendors in two weeks. I was able to witness all forms of manufacturing from die-casting to cable construction. To top it off I averaged one fresh mango smoothie every day!

Kelli

Mechanical Engineer

What are Ecosense Lighting Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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