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Spring Intern, Product Design - Part-Time

Who We Are:
SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, Stitcher, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.
This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. 

How you’ll make an impact:
The Product Design team is seeking a Product Design Intern for Summer 2023. This will be an experience where you develop skill sets and a strategic mindset will be applied to benefit real users. We are interested in pairing you with a mentor (amongst our diverse product design team) to craft an experience with insights that will drive impactful interactions and visuals prioritizing user needs. The aspiration is to provide interns with proficient tools/resources and guide your career forward in the exhilarating worlds of entertainment and music in both audio and video content.

What you’ll do: 
  • Work on a self-chosen design project across an product lifecycle – discovery, design, development, and iteration. Our users are an important and impactful resource of information within our professional aspirations and lifecycles. Allow our users to lead you on path of enlightenment and validation. Our teams focus on listening to users, and advocating for their needs. It's important for us to align towards solutions that prioritize for real people and their needs.
  • Work with a small multi-disciplinary teams to discover strategies and plan for success. You'll partner closely with product, research, analytics, and engineering departments to find elegant but practical solutions (user flows and user journeys) to design challenges. You'll directly contribute ideas to develop the right product strategy. Together, you'll work through the ideal lifecycle to attain the right user-based solution(s).
  • Design concepts and prototypes; and explore when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail and prototypes, and when to produce wireframes and user flows

What you’ll need:
  • Internships are open to current students enrolled at a university (those graduating by May 2023 are preferred) and recent graduates who graduated within the 12-month period prior to the start of the internship. 
  • Majors in Graphic Design, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field of study preferred.
  • Have at least one project that demonstrates your product design capabilities.
  • You are constantly looking to refine your design instinct through user feedback. Whether through hands-on user research, or by designing options for an A/B test.
  • Knowledge of the latest apps and design trends (on mobile, web, desktop, etc), and ideas and opinions on how to make many of them even better.
  • You are a storyteller with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You have the communication skills to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts.
  • Relevant design experience from a class, or club or extra-curricular.
  • Experience with Figma, Sketch and/or other current design tools.
  • Working knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets, Slides or Microsoft/Apple equivalent.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S. 

At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be $40/hr and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.