Motion Design Intern

Punchcut is looking for a Motion Design Intern to remotely 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 or recently enrolled in an academic program in a related field and are passionate about designing for mobile and other emerging user interfaces such as voice, automotive, and XR.

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 member of a fast-paced and fun creative team.


  • Serve as Motion Designer on client-facing projects.
  • Explore a range of motion directions and participate in client reviews to make informed selections.
  • Iterate and refine motion systems based on client feedback.
  • Create production assets and document motion systems for engineering teams as necessary.
  • Sketch product concepts as part of a collaborative project team.


  • Experience designing interfaces for mobile devices or Wearable devices
  • Education in Motion Design, or related fields
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design theory and practice
  • A strong motion design portfolio showing conceptual thinking and detailed execution
  • Comfortable using Adobe After Effects, Figma, and other visual and motion design tools
  • 3D design skills and familiarity with Cinema 4D
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Sense of humor and positive, flexible attitude


  • Knowledge of iOS/Android design standards
  • Able to bring designs to life using prototyping tools or code
  • 3D design skills and familiarity with Cinema 4D
  • Live action video editing
  • Experience with AR/VR

Why Punchcut?

Punchcut is a human interface design and innovation company headquartered in San Francisco. 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 also love the diversity, challenge and satisfaction that come from our projects. Whether envisioning the next autonomous vehicle or working closely with engineers on next year’s hottest wearable, Punchcut designs the future.

Well… what are you waiting for? Come design the future of everything!

Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


San Francisco, remote


Full-time (Intern)