Internships

Company Overview

Founded in 2012 by ski junkie and former Western Washington University student, Nick Marvik, NWT3K (northwest-tech) is paving a new road for customized outdoor apparel. It started with the simple idea of designing a one-of-a-kind custom ski/snowboard jacket, made by the rider, for the rider. A jacket that had exactly what you desired – high-quality waterproofing, technical features, rad colors and an awesome fit.

Headquartered in Seattle, WA, NWT3K manufactures and distributes customized waterproof jackets, pants and bibs to outdoor enthusiasts around the world. With facilities throughout Seattle, NWT3K keeps production USA-made and strives to contribute to the growth of Seattle’s apparel manufacturing industry.

Graphic Design Internship

Duration: 3-6 months
(3 month minimum)

We’re seeking a motivated design intern to join our team to help with the creation of various web design projects.

The perfect candidate will have an underlying passion for start ups, action sports and the outdoor industry in general. Candidates should be comfortable working within deadlines, following brand guidelines and self-managing creative projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Comfortable working in a remote cloud-based team atmosphere
  • Excellent time management, project management and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • Familiarity with web based technologies, e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript. (we don't expect you to know how to code, just be familiar with what's possible w/r to web design
  • Extreme passion for snow sports or outdoor sporting markets in general
  • A “make something out of nothing” type attitude & outlook

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination of display, print, social, email and web related assets
  • Will work closely with our team to execute on multiple design tasks and projects
  • End-to-end design implementation starting from RAW product files all the way through production creative
  • Must be able to follow current brand styles and guidelines
  • Will work directly with CTO for the implementation of web related design projects

Projects

  • Mobile optimized web layouts
  • Sales look-book and related materials
  • Various social media and promotional related assets
  • NWT3K blog design
  • Creative product merchandising materials
  • Continuous design updates & tweaks on NWT3K.com

Compensation & Perks

  • Invaluable resume experience working for an innovative action sports apparel start-up
  • School Credit
  • Work from home
  • Opportunities for rad custom gear
  • Opportunities to discounted & free lift tickets
  • Opportunities to travel with team to destination ski resorts

Interested candidates please email resume and cover letter to: interns@nwt3k.com

Web Developer Internship

Duration: 3-6 months
(3 month minimum)

We’re looking for an undergraduate student (preferably Computer Science) to help us with the numerous web development projects that we've got in our queue.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about snow sports, technology and start ups. Additionally, candidates should be quick and willing learners and effective communicators.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Comfortable working in a remote cloud-based team atmosphere
  • Excellent time management, project management and communication skills
  • Extreme passion for snow sports or outdoor sporting markets in general
  • Experience w/ basic web technologies, e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • A basic understanding of web technology stacks, e.g. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Python/PHP etc...)
  • Familiarity w/ at least 1 scripting language, e.g. Python, PHP, Ruby (Python preferred)
  • Experience w/ at least 1 javascript framework, e.g. jQuery
  • Experience w/ Object Oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Photoshop

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience w/ MySQL
  • Experience w/ a VCS (version control), e.g. git (we use Github)
  • Experience w/ Redis and/or other NoSQL databases
  • Experience w/ BackboneJS or other modern Javascript web frameworks
  • Experience with SASS
  • Experience w/ unit testing
  • Programmed your own or client website
  • Experience w/ the Facebook platform
  • Experience w/ responsive HTML / CSS
  • Linux server administration
  • Bash / shell scripting

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with our CTO for the implementation of web development projects

Projects

We'll work together to identify a project that matches both our goals for the season, your interests, and available time. Some examples of current priorities are:

  • Mobile optimized web pages
  • Blog to be used by the company, team members & ambassadors
  • Develop Selenium based site test suite
  • Social sharing integration into our product customizer
  • Revamped team member / ambassador pages
  • Improve & reduce site CSS
  • Gift card functionality

Compensation & Perks

  • Invaluable resume experience working for an innovative action sports apparel start-up
  • School Credit
  • Work from home
  • Opportunities for rad custom gear
  • Opportunities to discounted & free lift tickets
  • Opportunities to travel with team to destination ski resorts

Interested candidates please email resume and cover letter to: interns@nwt3k.com