Interaction Design Intern

Punchcut is looking for an Interaction 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. You are currently enrolled in an academic program in a related field and are passionate about design for mobile and other emerging user interfaces such as voice, automotive, and VR/AR. You feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative, creative design studio environment.


  • Produce design artifacts such as annotated wireframes, interaction specifications and guidelines
  • Create conceptual diagrams, workflows, use cases, personas, user journeys and storyboards
  • Sketch user scenarios and user interfaces to help conceptualize user experiences
  • Help with the creation, moderation, and evaluation of lab-based and ethnographic user research
  • Participate on multi-disciplinary teams to solve design challenges
  • Assist other members of the interaction design and visual design teams as needed


  • Experience designing for mobile devices. Designing for voice, automotive, or VR/AR is a plus
  • Education in Interaction Design or related field
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design theory and practice
  • Exposure to user research (contextual inquiry, participatory design, usability testing, etc.)
  • Comfortable using design tools including Adobe CS, Sketch, InVision
  • Able to bring designs to life using prototyping tools such as Principle, Framer, Origami, HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • 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!