Intern - Design Program Manager (Fall 2021) at Wish
Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and—most importantly—affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market.
We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you’ve been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.Job Description
Wish is one of the top e-commerce marketplaces in the world. But what does it mean to work at Wish? As a Design Program Manager Intern, you will help amplify the voice of the Wish design team by enabling and empowering people to perform at their best. You will contribute to initiatives across the Design Operations space, like team newsletters, design thinking workshops, knowledge management, and our creative process.
As an intern at Wish, you’ll be an active participant on real-time initiatives that move our business forward. We are seeking an intern for the Fall of 2021 from September - December at 40 hours/week.
What you'll be doing:
Partner with the Design Operations Lead to execute Design Operations initiatives.
Evaluate team’s current ways of working and identify opportunities for evolving practices.
Coordinate team bonding events and design ceremonies, like critiques, showcases, workshops, etc.
Implement communication strategies to ensure proper flow of information between design teams and partner orgs.
Gather updates and assets for design newsletters and communicate with appropriate parties.
Support a design team through the lifecycle of an initiative, applying basic project management principles.
Organize design knowledge and documentation.
Experience managing a project from start to finish.
Desire to learn and apply program management skills specific to product design.
Ability to navigate ambiguity and rapid company growth.
Solid organizational skills and follow through with tasks.
Excellent communication and listening skills.
Experience working closely with designers or design teams.
Previous internship or role in creative agency or design org.
Proficiency in design and collaboration tools like Figma, Sketch, Mural, Miro, etc.
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.