Business design intern, Shanghai

What you will be doing

MING Labs is looking for creative and self-motivated interns to join our international team in our Shanghai studio.

As our new business design intern you'll be treated as full-time employees and you'll work together with our multidisciplinary teams in different projects.

The internships at MING Labs are paid and 6 months in duration in which time you'll have the opportunity to learn from more experienced designers and enhance your design skills.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll be doing:

Support with desk research, qualitative and quantitative research studies and help synthesising the output into personas, customer journeys, insight-opportunity frameworks, value propositions, scenarios, etc. in order to identify or validate products/services opportunities.

Support trend analysis and competitor research in order to unlock business opportunities, develop relevant concepts, models and organizational frameworks to support our clients and drive innovation and business growth.

Support the design and testing of new products, services, or consumer experience.

Support with the translation of all the research activities and business analysis into a final deliverable.

Support with planning, preparation and facilitation of workshops.

What we are looking for

You are a passionate, detail oriented, self motivated and proactive business designer who enjoys either working in a team or independently in a variety of projects.

You are a graduate of a relevant business/strategic/service design Bachelor/Master’s program or/and you have a strong portfolio and experience.

You have knowledge and ideally, an understanding and familiarity with working with business/service design principles and skills including challenge framing, research, ideation, qualitative interviews and synthesizing into personas and journeys.

You have very good analytical skills. Good with induction and deduction.

You are passionate about user-centered design particularly as applied to web-based applications and consumer electronics.

You are proficient in English. Chinese is a plus.

You are passionate about creating services that resonate emotionally with people.

You have great communication skills and feel comfortable working closely with different external and internal stakeholders.

You are comfortable and are familiar with office software for business analysis, proposals, and reporting. For reference we use: Miro, Keynote, Excel, etc.

Why MING Shanghai?

MING is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and commit to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect.

Here at MING Labs, your ideas matter (a lot). You’ll have the opportunity to shape every piece of your work.

Our team is full of smart and dedicated folks who excel in their professions (and are fun to work with, too).

With our diverse projects and clients, there’s always something new to learn - our clients are keeping us busy!

We have regular design exchange activities, team events and much more (with a glass of wine or two sometimes).