Career Opportunities

Last updated 10/28/2021

Let’s make something meaningful…

We are founded upon the idea that the best design always arises from collaboration. Together, our team brings unique perspectives from different backgrounds – combining experience in research, design, strategy, and innovation for companies large and small. We hold ongoing Social Equity meetings, share presentations, learn together, and participate actively in Social Equity workstreams.

Full-time Positions

Associate Creative Director

We’re seeking a leader with a blend of creative thinking and organizational skills. Our Associate Creative Directors (ACDs) work collaboratively across teams and on multiple dynamic projects to bring our clients and – most importantly – their customers’ voices, stories, and ideas to life.

Design Researcher

Entry Level Interaction Designer

We are looking for a curious and thoughtful designer who is excited to bring ideas to life and is passionate about the intersection between culture and technology. Our Interaction Designers work collaboratively across teams and on multiple dynamic projects to bring our clients and – most importantly – their customers’ voices, stories, and ideas to life.

To be considered, please provide:

  • A portfolio, process samples, or website demonstrating relevant experience
  • A cover letter that describes your goals for the position with us
  • A current resume (CV)

Please note that these positions will be in-studio in Portland, Oregon.

Working at Evolve

At Evolve, we value finding your true work / life balance, and we don’t expect our team to be working late every night. We are a friendly, laid back group, we love to share food with each other, listen to each other’s favorite music in the studio (we have a no headphones policy 🙂 ), and sometimes escape to the coast for a cheeky beach day. We regularly set aside time to close our laptops, hang out with each other, share experiences, and say cheers to a job well done.

We believe that true innovation is a result of diverse perspectives and encourage creative professionals from all backgrounds to apply. Evolve is a committed equal opportunity employer. We hire without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Internship Positions

UX Design Intern

Summer 2022

Industrial Design Intern

Summer 2022

Communications Design Intern

Summer 2022

Internship Timing and Application Windows

Spring Term

January – April

Accepting applications September 20th

Decision by October 12th

Summer Term

May – August

Accepting applications February 10th

Decision by March 3rd

Fall Term

September – December

Accepting applications July 1st

Decision by July 22nd

How to Apply

We accept applicants who are currently enrolled in or are a recent graduate of an accredited University in an Industrial, Graphic, UX, or equivalent design program.

Please provide:

  • A portfolio, process samples, or website demonstrating experience in design processes
  • A cover letter that describes your goals for your internship with us
  • A current resume (CV)

Candidates must provide work samples or case studies to be considered.

We’ll be accepting applications for our Summer 2022 internship on February 10th.

Please note that these internships will be in-studio in Portland, Oregon.

What to Expect

  • Active participation in live design projects
  • Exposure to a broad range of projects and clients
  • 1:1 mentorship to develop professional and personal goals
  • Hands on experience working with a highly collaborative team
  • Uncovering insights and generating concepts to help us drive projects forward.
  • Exposure to a range of design tools and processes: hands-on sketching, prototyping, and thinking through making

Internships at Evolve are mutually beneficial. We look forward to learning about your past experiences and providing opportunities for you to learn and grow.

We don’t believe anyone should work for free. Internships at Evolve are fully paid.

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