UI Design Intern

Ogilvy has been producing iconic, culture-changing marketing campaigns since the day its founder David Ogilvy opened up shop in 1948. Today, Ogilvy is an award-winning integrated creative network that makes brands matter for Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses across more than 120 offices in 83 countries.

The company creates experiences, design and communications that shape every aspect of a brands needs through six core capabilities: Brand Strategy, Advertising, Customer Engagement and Commerce, PR and Influence, Digital Transformation, and Partnerships. Ogilvy is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WWPGY). For more information, visit http://www.ogilvy.com/, or follow Ogilvy on Twitter at @Ogilvy and on Facebook.com/Ogilvy

🎨 Job Description


Assistant UI Design (UI/UX/Interaction Design)
Ogilvy Customer Experience Design Team – Singapore

Level: Entry Level
Direct report: Senior UI/UX Designer

Why are we hiring?

Ogilvy’s Customer Experience Design Team continues to grow off the back of new clients wins, organic growth and increased work from the Asia region. To continue delivering best in class work, we are looking for an Interface Design talent to join our team of Experience Design specialists as Assistant UI Design.

Who are we?

Ogilvy’s Customer Experience Design Team contains over 30 Experience Design practitioners across whole of Asia and is one of the largest / longest established in a full-service agency network in Asia. We provide end-to-end capabilities in user behavior, service design, content planning, user interface design and prototyping. Working on high profile Customer Experience Design projects and engagements with leading brands to create digital platform solutions including innovation, social CRM, ecommerce, mobile or provide UX strategies and optimization solutions.

What will that mean you will be doing?

You will be responsible for supporting the crafting of world class Interfaces and Interactions for all kind of connected digital experiences and products!

UI/UX/Interaction Design Support:

  • Collaborate to design and adapt interfaces for Apps, Digital Services and enterprise-scale Web Platforms.
  • Empathise and anticipate People’s Needs, Thoughts and Feelings during a Digital Experience so you can Design accordingly (e.g. before, during and after a Booking Process on a Website).
  • Finding best-in-class Examples and Benchmarks for digital design and interactions.
  • Collaborate to build out Prototypes (from low-fidelity Pen&Paper to high-fidelity Digital) for Testing or Presentation.
  • Support in Creating and Documenting Design Systems.
  • Create presentations that put your Screen Designs and Prototypes in the right light.
  • Prepare and take part in Ideation and Design Thinking Workshops.

🤹🏻 Skillls

What we would like to see in you?

  • You are Passionate and bring even more Energy to work.
    (And into your projects, of course.)
  • You are Independent and able and keen to take Initiative.
    (But enjoy to and work well in a team environment.)
  • You are up to Challenges and are not afraid to fail.
    (You’ll get that a lot.)
  • You are eager to learn and interact from and with your team mates.
    (We love questions!)
  • You are willing to voice your opinion - and state it clearly.
    (You might need to defend it.)
  • You are open to constructive feedback.
    (You’ll get this a lot as well.)
  • You are quick to learn new tools and practices.
    (Maybe you can even teach us a new trick or two?)
  • You are able to beat the team in Mario Kart on our Nintendo Switch.
    (Or at least give it your best shot.)

What makes you shine?

  • Excitement for experiences across all digital touchpoints:
    Mobile Web, App, Messenger, Desktop…
  • Able to understand and translate Business-, User- and Brand Requirements
    into best-in-class Interfaces.
  • Great eye for Visual Design and Interactions in the digital space –
    paired with right attention to detail (Delightful Transitions, Micro Interactions, …)
  • Understanding Visual Design Theories, Contrast, Hierarchy, Typography, Grids, …
  • Understanding common Interaction Patterns and Human Interface Design Principles.
  • Understanding Customer Journeys and Personas.
  • Understanding underlying Technology of your Designs (HTML, CSS, JS, …).
  • Experience in one or more Screen Design Tools: Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD.
  • Experience in one or more Prototyping Tools: e.g. Principle, Framer, InVision, …
  • Experience in doing Pen&Paper Prototyping.
  • Experience in Responsive/Adaptive Design.
  • Experience in Design Systems, Style Guide Documentation.
  • Professional, clean and structured way of working - where necessary
    (File Structure, Naming Conventions, Pixel Perfect Design).
  • First experience in Motion Design or 3D is beneficial (After Effects, Cinema4D, WebGL, …).

🍩 Benefit

What’s in it for you?
Crafting Connected Customer Experiences That Matter.

This is a great opportunity for aspirational UI Designers to be exposed to one of the market leaders in the field of Customer Experience. Ogilvy’s purpose is to ‘Make Brands Matter’ – and hence our Team’s mission is to ‘Craft Connected Customer Experiences That Matter’.

We will provide the opportunity to grow your craft and skills with strong support from an experienced UI/UX team that will support you in your Interface Design Career and help you reach the next level:

  • Be responsible to support (and learn from!) Senior members of our talented UI/UX team.
  • Dive head-on into Challenges and grow your Skills and Experience.
  • Work on Experience Design Projects from all across Asia (Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore …)
  • Become part of an ever growing, motivated, diverse and fun team of UI/UX specialists.
  • Play Nintendo Switch (esp. Mario Kart)

PS: To help us select suitable candidates, we love to see the amazing work you’ve done already! So please include a link to your online portfolio with your application. (Don’t forget to tell us the password!)shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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