do you want to work at designboom? really? then we would like to hear from you.

provided that you are: – good at what you do – knowledgeable and with a background in architecture or design – ready to work hard with a team of other enthusiastic types who aren’t bad at what they do either – passionate about contemporary culture – somebody with initiative and the ability to perform under deadline pressure – a mother-tongue english speaker – a nice person who’s easy to get along with

designboom internships

the internship would begin in september/october 2011, and continue for 8 months. you will work in designboom’s office in milan, italy, where you will be an essential member of a small international team of smart people focused on solving design and communication challenges.

you will report directly to the designboom’s executives and will be co-responsible for producing the majority of the original content on designboom. we are not looking for individuals who are content with making coffee runs or photocopying. this is a hands-on working experience, where you will learn by doing things first-hand. working hours are monday to friday, 9am – 6pm (except in circumstances where we may have to work extra to meet deadlines). you will receive a contribution to your living expenses and work-travel stipend. as part of your internship you will experience the life and culture of milan.

all interns will have the opportunity to gain practical experience of internet publishing. you will be actively involved in developing provocative features, current news updates, and analyzing design’s artistic, technical, social and economic dimensions.

responsibilities include photography, editing and uploading images and video footage, compiling clips, and much more. you should have good writing skills, an eye for detail, experience in editing for accuracy and flow. we use macs, so skills using the adobe suite, particularly photoshop, are a plus. ideally you are also proficient in using social networking sites professionally. you will be essential in expanding the multimedia content of the website, in addition to at times assisting with photography, social media outreach, and article publication. you should be proficient with mac computers and sound and video editing software such as adobe premier. some kind of background in graphic design is a plus.

we are currently seeking two additions to our team:

editorial internship in architecture we are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual with a background in architecture who is interested in writing about projects and helping to manage the day-to-day production of designboom’s architecture articles. 

editorial internship in contemporary art / technology we are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual who is interested in writing about contemporary art, design, and technology, and helping to manage the day-to-day production of designboom’s editorial content.


how to apply:

applications must be submitted via email only and should include: – a statement of interest – a portrait picture – a brief resume (CV) – a portfolio with examples of your design work – example of writing skills (if you do not have a sample available, please prepare a short article for designboom).

please send your application to: <[email protected]> subject line : ‘architecture editorial internship’ OR ‘design editorial internship’ OR ‘video production internship’ emails should be no heavier than 2MB.

please send your applications ASAP as we are currently selecting candidates.