Visual Experience Design Intern (Summer 2023)

New York, NYSan Francisco, CA
 

At Ripple we are transforming the world of finance with an innovative blockchain solution that increases access to financial services to people around the world. We’re looking for a Visual Experience Design Intern who has a strong brand-focused portfolio, a critical eye for detail and a desire to learn. You’ll be collaborating with the design team and their partners on a variety of projects from branding, web and event design.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Support the design and extension of the brand design system 
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to execute designs
  • Create graphics and marketing collateral consistent with our brand language
  • Express design capabilities in diverse ways from brand, interactive, motion, etc.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Portfolio of work featuring strong brand, interactive and typographic designs
  • Good communicator and team player
  • High energy and positive can-do attitude
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Expert knowledge of typography and grid systems
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Figma or Sketch
  • A desire and eagerness to learn and share with others
  • 1-2 years of work experience or previous internship experience a plus
  • Knowledge with motion graphics and animation a plus
  • Knowledge with Web technologies (e.g. HTML/CSS, Javascript) a plus
WHAT WE OFFER INTERNS:

We’re looking to increase what we already offer, but you can expect
  • Competitive regional hourly pay
  • 1:1 Mentoring
  • Dedicated "buddy"- we'll partner you with someone at Ripple who will act as friend, advocate, liason, guide and so much more!
  • Social and professional development events (In-person and virtual)
  • Ripple offers lunches twice a week for non-remote employees
  • On that note, Ripple has a very flexible remote policy - You get the choice of where you work from.
  • The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Design laptop, software and headphones (on loan)

For positions that will be based in CA, the hourly rate for this position is $35.00 - $45.00. Actual compensation may vary based on numerous factors including, among other things, an individual applicant’s experience and qualifications for the position.

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WHO WE ARE:

Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in Bangalore, Dubai, Dublin, London, Miami, Mumbai, New York, Reykjavík, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

WHAT WE OFFER – The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact.  A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match) 
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees.


Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.