Design Fellowship

The Design team at Code and Theory produces beautiful, compelling work that is distinctive and effective. We create everything from large enterprise websites, design systems, microsites, dashboards, digital tools, mobile apps, and UI toolkits to new branding and marketing solutions. We are cross-functional collaborators, tech-forward thinkers, and hands-on creators who are equally inspired by utility and beauty.

Our passion for user-centered functionality and interaction, typography, motion, and brand design, allows us to push into new areas and eliminate boundaries. Technical and innovative thinking are central to everything we do.

Collectively, our talents span across all forms of product design, branding and identity and marketing and communications. In each area, we have focused expertise. This broad range of skills allows us to craft and ideate in all forms of innovation and design.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll work with a collaborative team and receive bespoke mentorship from our highly regarded leaders for not just weeks but several months (June to March)
  • Collaborate closely with design leads to ensure work matches design specs
  • You will partner with our motion designers and art directors to respond to client briefs and contribute to creative workstreams across multiple projects
  • Visualize and articulate your decision-making and design process, challenge assumptions respectfully, and give and receive feedback
  • Gain experience with Design tools such as Figma and presentation tools such as Keynote
  • Create responsive design breakpoints from desktop to mobile
  • Translate existing design concepts into new contexts


  • You can be entering your final year of undergraduate or graduate studies - Class of 2025
  • You must be currently based in the U.S. 
  • Our fellowship will be part-time during school hours and full-time during school breaks. 

What’s required to apply

  • A resume and/or portfolio and/or work samples
  • The ideal person will have a strong design portfolio with specializations in any of the following areas (Motion, Brand, UX/UI, Product) 
  • At Code and Theory, we believe what we make says a lot about who we are. Complete the following prompt in 200 words or less: Please tell us about something you created, the impact it had, and why it's meaningful to you. We’ll accept written, video, audio, visual files, etc. - whatever method is calling out to you!  We’re excited to get to know more about you! 
The hourly rates for our fellowship positions are between $20 - $25 per hour based on role, skill set, education level, and experience. 

We are Code and Theory, a technology-first creative agency. Our goal: to reduce complexity and help our clients accelerate growth.

We are the only agency at scale with 50% creative and 50% engineering talent; a meticulous balance that unlocks tangible results and long term solutions. Our technology-first approach and focus on connecting technology to customer experiences and communications has made us trusted, strategic partners to the biggest businesses in the world. Our client roster consists of ambitious companies across all major categories, including financial services, healthcare, CPG, hospitality, fashion, tech and more.

While we can’t predict tomorrow, we do know that change is the only constant—and what drives that change is people. We look for passionate, humble, collaborative professionals who want to solve the hardest problems. If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

Code and Theory is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. DE&I isn’t just an industry concept that we support, for us it is a mandate and a practice that we weave into everything we do, and everything we make, every single day.