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Design Intern

| Chicago
Design Internship at Neighborhoods.com
We see internships as a win-win for both parties. It’s a chance for us to mentor and coach new designers who intern to bring us a fresh perspective and varied experience to our amazing team.
You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other departments such as marketing, engineering, and sales. Our products are web-based, but in addition to working on them, you may have the opportunity to also create print and illustration work, collaborate on marketing campaigns or user research. We value adaptability, collaboration, curiosity, and diligence.
Responsibilities:
You will primarily assist with the production of digital. This may also include print, research, production, and illustration.
You will actively participate in planning, review and critique sessions and will successfully incorporate feedback into your designs. 
Our toolkit includes Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InVision.
Requirements:
Must be able to work 20-35 hours per week, M-F.
If applicable, we'll cooperate with ensuring you receive course credit and schedule around your classes.
Pay is $12/hr. Internship will last 3 months.
About Neighborhoods.com:
Neighborhoods.com is a full service brokerage and an easy to use online real estate resource that helps people find the perfect home as well as the ideal neighborhood. We believe that the neighborhood you live in is just as important as the home you live in. The people, places, schools and amenities that surround your home have an enormous impact on your quality of life. When you're looking for a place to live, you aren't just picking out a house. You are also deciding who your children will play with and who you might become friends with. So while many people search for their dream house, we believe you should look for your dream home. And your neighborhood is a huge part of that dream.
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume, cover letter and provide a link to your online portfolio. Applications received without a cover letter and portfolio will not be considered.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're in the West Loop neighborhood in Chicago. We are near many public transit options, including Ogilvie, Union Station, and the Green/Pink lines!

An Insider's view of Neighborhoods.com

What are some social events your company does?

At Neighborhoods.com it seems like there's always some kind of social event or activity to look forward to. There's been wrestling events, outings, movie nights, rock climbing, as well as various civic activities. Just last night a large group went bowling. There's always something in the pipeline.

Zach

Video Editor

How does the company support your career growth?

We have an excellent biannual personal development process during which each of us has the opportunity to share our personal and professional goals with our direct supervisor, from whom we receive feedback. This process results in an action plan in which each of us is asked to articulate three goals with three action items attributed to each goal.

Neil

Neighborhood Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We hire really smart people and we listen. Almost every product feature or way of doing things comes from an employee’s feedback or idea. And people aren’t afraid to speak up. Leadership is a key principle on our team, regardless of title.

Danny

COO

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

A very large portion of my time has gone to talking with other teams --- the C-suite, VP of Marketing, Content Directors, pretty much anyone and everyone - to understand what their goals are and the challenges they face in meeting them. As I'm designing solutions to their problems, there's always a lot of back and forth until we're ready to deploy.

David

Data Scientist

What are Neighborhoods.com Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Aside from all of these tangible benefits- Neighborhoods.com truly values all employees. A positive company culture, transparency, collaboration, & providing an inclusive environment for all employees, is something we value highly.

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