Interested in working with DownCity Design? Open positions are listed below. Feel free to send us your resume even if no openings are currently listed. We are always on the lookout for capable designers and educators who are passionate about community-based design. For more information, or to apply, contact Program Director Lexie Whipple


We're always looking for people with a passion for youth and community programs who also have some of the following skills: 

  • Teaching, mentoring, or advising youth

  • Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign)

  • 3D modeling in Google SketchUp, Rhino, or similar programs

  • Design / Build experience and carpentry skills

  • Construction and project management skills

  • Industrial design, graphic design, user experience design, or architecture background

  • Digital fabrication and rapid prototyping skills (3D printing, laser cutting, etc)




AutoCAD Educator / Part-Time – Winter Session


DCD is searching for a paid Design Educator to teach a 6-week winter session course in AutoCAD to students from the Met high school as part of their internship with DownCity Design.

Full Description

Qualified candidates must be available for the entire six-week session. Instructors are expected to coordinate or provide their own means of transportation; teaching venue is conveniently located along RIPTA bus lines. Hourly wage $18- 22/hr, commensurate with experience.

Rolling application process, please send your resume ASAP if interested, and apply no later than December 18. Please send a resume, cover letter, and a minimum of 3 portfolio samples to Lexie Whipple, Program Director, at lexie@downcitydesign.org.