Design Intern – Graduate

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Pearlfisher is an independent brand design agency in London, New York, San Francisco and Copenhagen. We create simpler, lighter, more desirable ideas for the future. With Futurists, Strategists, Designers and Realizers all observing, imagining and expressing change, we design for life.

Design for life means understanding how people’s needs and desires are changing so that we can design for the lives we will all want to live. We invite you to join our collective of experts and enthusiasts and contribute to our ambitions through your creative and strategic excellence, business performance and contribution to our collaborative culture.


1 month full time, in NYC area

You will join our design team and produce bold, lucid and unexpected creative work for our global clients that demonstrate original conceptual thinking, passion, motivation, communication, self-awareness.

We are looking for a diverse and beautiful portfolio that tells the story from idea generation to final results.

We will provide regular mentoring, progress check-in, interview with Creative Directors.


Create designs, campaigns, experiences

Prepare rough sketches, design concepts, final crafted art and assets

Work across mediums; identity, packaging, experiences, communications, campaigns, digital media, structure, environments

Buy samples, collating mood boards, producing mock-ups, audits.

Support the team with ad hoc tasks


Develop strong working relationships

Contribute to the creative culture of the studio outside of project activities

Bring enthusiasm and energy to your role, and motivate those around you

Required skills and experience

A degree or equivalent qualification in a design discipline

A creative portfolio of work that is complementary to our field of work and that shows clear thinking, self-generated ideas and unrivalled creativity

Experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

Some previous work experience in a relevant field

Student or other awards would be a bonus

Knowledge of 3D, Web, Video a bonus


The Design Intern will report to the Senior Designers, and project leads.


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New York

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10013 New York Directions +1 212 604 0601 View page

Studios & Culture

We are based in 4 cities renowned for design excellence - London, New York, Copenhagen and San Francisco. Each of our Studios are unique but our unrivalled culture ties us together. So whether you're enjoying rooftop gigs in New York, wine tasting in San Francisco, dips in the river in Copenhagen, fireworks parties in London or one of our trips all together, we are certain you'll fall in love with life at Pearlfisher.

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