Monday, April 9, 2012

Design internship, Torsion Mobile, Des Moines

Design Internship
Torsion Mobile, Des Moines
Summer 2012, apply ASAP

We're looking for a design intern to help us build mobile websites and design for mobile first. The works is in the process of a big shift to mobile, and we want to set that mobile-first example by building stunning mobile designs with Mojaba. Your main job will be to design mobile websites for promotional purposes and build sites for existing or potential customers. We also need help designing charts, graphics, graphs and layouts for agency tools and blog posts. This could include PowerPoints, PDFs, ebooks, articles, and anything in between. We may also ask for your help in redesigning our public-facing site ( or designing Mojaba features for usability.

Preference will be given to those who have an interest in mobile design and web design, have experience designing for brands, and have a basic understanding of designing for usability. We also expect you to work independently and embrace an iterative design approach (always improving your work). For this internship, no coding experience is necessary.

The Torsion Mobile Internship Experience
You will work out of our Des Moines headquarters, and we'll drop you right into the thick of things -- can can promise you will learn a lot about mobile technology, startup life, and how cutting-edge technology is designed, produced, tested and released.You might even (eek!) be exposed to some coding. Or at least, coding geeks. The internship is 10-15 hours a week. We can't pay you, but we promise to give you a killer recommendation letter and real-world experience you can't get anywhere else.

Why you'll love working at Torsion Mobile:
  • Unlike most startups, our founders are industry vets with real experience. You can count on learning tons about entrepreneurship, technology and the business of making a business.
  • We'll give you responsibility. This isn't a cube job where you take orders from a chain of bosses. This is a startup, and you'll be part of the team. We'll depend on your expertise to guide our decisions, and we'll listen to (and act on) your suggestions.
  • You'll have something to show for your efforts at the end of your time with use -- analytics, clips and proof of how you contributed to Torsion Mobile and Mojaba
  • We're fun. We have remote-control helicopters in our office.
  • We're a remote company, so if you feel like working from Amici sometimes, that's fine by us.
Interested? Send us an e-mail at telling us why you want to come hang with us on Des Moines Silicon Sixth Avenue.

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