Design Technology Intern

Why join frog?

Joining frog means you’ll be joining the “pond,” a global network of studios, each with a thriving in-person and vibrant virtual culture. As a leading global creative consultancy that is part of Capgemini Invent, frog challenges the status quo to craft and build transformative human experiences that win hearts and move markets. Partnering with passionate leaders and visionary entrepreneurs, we apply creativity, strategy, design and data to re-invent businesses, drive growth and orchestrate customer-centric transformation. Together we strive to shape a regenerative future that is both sustainable and inclusive for businesses, people and planet. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community—and the world at large.

The Position: Design Technology Intern

Design Technologist at frog play the role of part futurist and part pragmatist while being a hands-on and organizer of technical insights, experiments, proofs, and models that bridge the gap between creative design services and software architecture and engineering as part of the successful delivery of innovative solutions for our clients. As a Design Technologist Intern, you will be assisting in driving technology platform research and experimentation, concept exploration, prototyping, and ideation within the creative process for designing user experiences in hardware and software. You will help to identify and analyze current and future UX technology patterns and trends, perform in-depth investigation and experimentation with emerging platforms and frameworks, and identify new opportunities and business value for UX innovation and differentiation with technology enablers. You collaborate closely with the creative organization to express design assets and artifacts in the form of user experience simulations, interactive prototypes, technical proof-of-concepts, and UI/presentation layer.

You are a maker and a tinkerer. You are not afraid to get your hands dirty, and you like challenges. You are creative, and technology is your medium.

The Contribution:

  • Assist and participate in project ideation - from concept to delivery
  • Design for case studies, presentations, and ad hoc internal studio needs
  • Collaborate with other team members to integrate technology and clients' business requirements into design strategies
  • Proactively seek opportunities on client projects and internal initiatives

You Are:

  • Currently enrolled in a relevant degree seeking program (either graduate or undergraduate) 
  • A dedicated and talented technologist who understands the value of design and future-thinking. 
  • Detail oriented, hard working, self motivated, and proactive
  • Understanding of :
    • User interface design, user experience and information architecture
    • Iterative prototyping and/or product realization
    • Fundamentals of computer science, data structures, and algorithms
    • Software design patterns, principals and best practices
  • You are comfortable in one or more of the following areas: 
    • Frontend mobile / web development (JS/CSS/HTML). Full stack experience is a huge plus
    • Mobile development (iOS and/or Android)
    • Wechat and Ali Mini-program development
    • Simple UX in Figma is a plus
    • Simple UI asset manipulation in Adobe or other Visual tools
    • Able to extract digital assets from Figma/Sketch/Zeplin is a plus
    • Databases and data manipulation
    • Mechanical engineering, quick physical prototyping
    • Physical computing, electronic prototyping
    • Data science and machine learning
  • Bilingual in both Chinese and English

Please note:

  • frog is an international work environment, with global clients. As such, fluency in English is an absolute must. Please submit an English CV.
  • A portfolio / github link is an essential piece of any application for a design technology role. Applicants who do not supply a link or PDF with samples of their work can unfortunately not be considered. 
  • Candidates must be based in Shanghai and available to start from March~April and can work full time for at least 3 to 6 months.


Equal Opportunities at frog

frog is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

frog is a global business with teams working across the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.