Summer Trainee, Service / UX / Visual Designer

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The mission of the Fortum Design team is to design the best possible service experiences for our retail and enterprise customers. We partner with teams across the organization to improve customer experiences, incubate new services, and cultivate a human-centered design culture and capability within Fortum.

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We are looking for a summer trainee within the field of Service, UX or Visual design to join our team during the summer period 2021. You’ll have the possibility to work on various tasks based on your own background, and to learn from our senior designers.

The position is located at our office in Espoo Finland but might require collaboration with our other Design Lab locations in the Nordics.

We offer you

We invite you, together with us, to build a cleaner word. We believe in Open Leadership and in creating a safe and inspiring work environment and company culture that help our people to do their best. Our Values – curiosity, responsibility, integrity and respect – provide a foundation for our company culture. Your manager will provide you an introduction to your daily tasks and duties. Furthermore, we will arrange a corporate induction event and a possibility to network with other summer trainees.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with the Fortum Design team on various design tasks within the fields of i.e. digitalization, sustainability, energy and mobility. The work will be tailored based on your own design background, experience and interest. It could include i.e.:

* User research projects; planning, designing interview scripts, conducting interviews and turning data into insights

* Service design projects; persona creation, customer journey mapping, workshop planning and facilitation

* Interaction design; concepting and wireframing

* Visual design; design of new components into our design system / UI asset library, presentations or infographics

Your qualifications

We hope you to be at the end of your studies within relevant field of service, interaction or digital visual design.

You have gained already basic knowledge in either user research, service design methods, interaction design and prototyping techniques and tools (i.e. Figma, Sketch or InVisionApp) and / or visual design tools (i.e. Adobe PhotoShop or Illustrator).

You are fluent in written and spoken English, skills in Finnish are considered a strong asset.


Send your application, link to your design portfolio and CV via our online recruitment tool by 31.1.2021 at the latest. We will start interviews as soon as suitable candidates are found. For more information, please contact Maria Uhari-Pakkalin, (Head of Design) at +358 50 483 6063 or

Our recruitment process mi, Eght include a video interview, which will be followed by manager’s face-to-face interview. Please apply as soon as possible, as we start contacting suitable candidates already during application period. Summer trainee period will be between May 2021 and August 2021, please inform your desired work period in your application.

Join the change and create sustainable energy solutions together with our dynamic team!