Immersive Design Intern

Punchcut is looking for an Immersive Design Intern to join our team. You should have a strong understanding of user-centered design and be comfortable working independently and in collaboration with other designers. Applicants are currently enrolled in an academic program in a related field and are passionate about design that goes beyond the flat screen using motion, prototyping, code, sound + haptics, or space to create innovative solutions to mobile, wearable, spatial, and emerging interfaces. As a Punchcut intern, you’ll play an active role on client projects, getting real-world, hands-on experience. Each day you’ll learn from insightful and experienced co-workers as valued members of a fast-paced and fun creative team.


  • Produce design artifacts such as motion studies, 3D models, sound + haptic guidance, and/or logic prototypes
  • Go beyond wireframes and mockups to show designs through higher-fidelity media that gives your team a feel of how the end user will engage with an experience
  • Design and prototype experiences for emerging interfaces such as IoT, XR, and Automotive
  • Help with the creation, evaluation, and execution of new tools, workflows, and frameworks 
  • Share your knowledge in new workflows and tools with other project teams and disciplines
  • Create conceptual diagrams, use cases, and storyboards
  • Sketch user scenarios and user interfaces to help conceptualize user experiences
  • Participate on multi-disciplinary teams to solve design challenges
  • Assist other members of the immersive design, interaction design and visual design teams as needed
  • Experience with digital accessibility thinking is a plus


  • Experience designing for web, mobile, and/or emerging interfaces. Designing for games, voice, automotive, or XR is a plus
  • Education in Computer Science, Motion Design, Interaction Design or related field
  • Strong understanding and demonstration of user-centered design theory and practice
  • Comfortable using design tools including Figma and after effects
  • 3D experience is a plus
  • Able to bring designs to life using prototyping tools such as ProtoPie, Unity is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Sense of humor and positive, flexible attitude

Why Punchcut?

Punchcut is a human interface design and innovation company. For over twenty years we’ve worked with the world’s top companies to envision, design and launch connected products and services that engage customers and transform businesses. We believe strongly in approaching these design challenges from many different perspectives so we might find the most important, innovative, and universal solutions.

Our team is building a company that is diverse, equal, and inclusive – one where everyone feels valued and free to be their authentic selves. At Punchcut we embrace differences and all of the amazing, unique characteristics that make us human.

Punchcut designers are located across many time zones. We offer a virtual first, flexible work schedule and take pride in providing a balanced work environment. Full time employees receive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance as well as paid and sabbatical time off. Additional benefits include a 401k plan as well as allowances for technology, home office set up, professional development and wellness.

Cultivating a diverse, thriving, dispersed work environment is never done. We’re growing our network of people and programs to help us realize this vision. Join us in designing for the future we all want to see.

Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer


San Francisco, remote


Full-time (Intern)


The pay range for this role is $35-50hr. Compensation within this range determined by taking into account candidate experience, business/market financials and internal pay parity.

Come design the future of everything!