Design Collective: Your Foot in the Door at Top Start ups!

Fast-track your design career by working on real-world projects at top companies with mentorship and support. Find out how you can apply here.

Design Collective: Your Foot in the Door at Top Start ups!
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Our Design Collective is a unique opportunity for designers to gain experience, develop skills, and build their portfolio while working on real-world projects at top companies and organisations.

Would you like to work on a new domain and take your skills to next level? You'll have the chance to work on real-world projects at top companies and organisations, and you'll be paired with a mentor who can help you grow as a designer.

What is the Design Collective?

This is a program that provides designers with the opportunity to work on a project at a company or organisation for a period of time, typically 3-6 months. Residents have access to mentorship, resources, and support to help them develop their skills and complete their project.

Why Apply for a Design Collective?

There are many reasons to apply for a Design Collective. Here are a few:

  • Gain experience: This is a great way for designers to gain experience working on real-world projects with top companies and organizations. This experience can be invaluable when applying for jobs or starting your own business.
  • Develop your skills: We provide designers with the opportunity to develop their skills in a variety of areas; design thinking, user research, prototyping, and more. You'll also learn from experienced mentors and collaborate with other talented designers.
  • Build your network: Meet other designers and professionals in the field. This can help you build your network and find new job opportunities.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits: Our offers are competitive!
Here’s what folks from the Collective have to say:
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How to Apply?

Here's what you need to do:

  1. Create an account and submit your application materials on our website.
  2. Interview with the ownpath team and hiring partner.
  3. Complete a design challenge (if selected).

If selected, you'll receive an offer with an attractive pay package, access to our resources, and the opportunity to work on real-world projects at top companies and organisations.

Your residency will typically last 3-6 months, but extensions are possible.

Ready to unlock your design potential? Apply now!

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