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As one of the nation’s leading digital agencies, we are always looking for the next great member. Outrageously talented developers, UX designers, and business thinkers are encouraged to get in touch.

Not all companies genuinely care about their employees, but CQL strives to be one of those rare finds. Along with offering a variety of benefits including group healthcare/dental/prescription coverage and a company matched Simple IRA, our employees know they can rely on CQL to look out for them.


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Relaxed, Casual Setting

No offices, no layers, no boundaries. A tie never helped us develop great ideas.

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Active Lifestyle

From board games, to ping pong to basketball and biking: We are competitive in nature, and we aren’t afraid to show it.

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Flexible Work Hours

To help you prioritize life outside of the office, we support your schedule.

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Fun Squad

We're serious about fun: Corn Mazes, Movies, CQL Gear, Wine-Tasting - Something new every month!

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Community

Employees across the company participate in TEDx, GiveCamp, Girls Who Code, Junior Achievement HIS Home and AMG Guatemala, to name a few.

Positions Available

We are always looking for our next great team member. Here are a few positions we have available today:

Experience Design Intern

On-site positions available in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor.

Position Summary

The Experience Design Intern works closely with the Design team to design digital experiences through an understanding of the client’s brand, business requirements, and technical limitations. The Experience Design Intern will be asked to assist in a variety of design tasks to support the design and development of sites and apps (Sitemaps, taxonomies, wireframes, creative concepts, prototypes, etc.). Candidates can be from a UX or Creative background.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Designs the user interface, such as wireframes or comps, in Sketch and/or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Assists in design strategy deliverables such as taxonomy, personas, user journeys, and user flows.
  • Understand clients’ business goals and objectives and identify user pain-points.
  • QA work completed by developers, provides feedback, and ensures visual quality aligns to design.
  • Communicates with Project Manager to provide project status updates and gather feedback.
  • Conducts industry research and competitive benchmarking for visual and user experience recommendations directly related to project deliverables.

Non Essential Responsibilities

  • Performs administrative tasks such as attending internal team and company-wide meetings, responding to emails, and time tracking.
  • Weekly meetings with a team lead to discuss goals, progress, and challenges.
  • Contributes to organization of team documents and processes.

Skills and Requirements

  • Pursuing an education in Graphic Design, Digital Media, or UX Design/Human Computer Interaction
  • Possess a desire to work in a team environment
  • Possess a willingness to adapt to changing priorities and learn quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with excellent interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing
  • Dedicated to improving your craft and having a positive outlook

Please reference ux2019 when submitting a resume.

CQL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

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Project Management Intern

On-site positions available in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor.

Position Summary - Please reference pm2019 when submitting a resume.

The Intern Project Manager functions as the key liaison between the NextGen team, internal management and client stakeholders. As part of the NextGen team, the Intern Project Manager will be assigned projects that provide opportunity to learn the basics of designing and delivering solutions. The Intern Project Manager is responsible for monitoring and maximizing project health by allocating team assignments, maintaining consistent communication, ensuring budget and timeline adherence, and ensuring client satisfaction with project implementation.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Acts as primary point of contact for day-to-day client communication; responds to questions about timelines, collaborates on resolving issues, and coordinates execution of long term plans.
  • Manages project and task progress in project management system; ensures the project team is achieving deliverables and that work will be delivered on time as expected by the client. Coordinates with the team to conduct ticket status follow up with client or project team.
  • Monitors employee time against allocation and project scope; investigates issues and works to resolve them with the employee or escalates issues, as needed, to management.
  • Creates and presents weekly status updates to Vice President of Operations, Success Managers, and/or clients to provide a snapshot of overall project health, progress, and projections.
  • Creates project team utilization forecasts, project schedules, and timelines. Works with project team to ensure deliverables and estimates are aligned and accounted for within the project plan. Presents project plan to client for alignment and approval.
  • Provides leadership to the project team. Facilitates collection of current status, analysis of open issues, and provides direction and priority related to next steps. Schedules and facilitates regular internal meetings such as stand-ups, internal status, and retrospectives.
  • Schedules and facilitates client meetings such as stand-ups, planning sessions, status updates, and collaboration meetings regarding project kick off, touch points, retrospectives, and user acceptance testing.
  • Captures potential risks communicated by internal and external stakeholders and documents them in regular status reports. Manages risk by creating mitigation plans with project team. Implements mitigation plans if risk is realized.
  • Prepares and issues invoices for projects managed; reviews and comments on invoices prepared by team members for accuracy.
  • Assists team members in ensuring access to all project, document, time tracking, and task management systems. Helps to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Meets regularly with Success Manager to align client communication approach and discuss potential opportunities to foster long-term relationships with clients. Collaborates with Success Manager on strategic direction of the account.
  • Facilitates and participates in process improvement and organizational change initiatives.

Non Essential Responsibilities

  • Performs administrative tasks such as attending internal team and company-wide meetings, responding to emails, and time tracking

Skills and Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management software
  • Understands the basic concepts of web development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at both a business and technical level
  • Ability to consider problems and use root cause analysis to provide creative solutions to complex technical and business issues
  • Ability to synthesize information from data
  • Ability to manage time and tasks well; comfortable asking questions and reporting concerns, as needed
  • Ability to deliver projects on-time and on-budget
  • Possess a willingness to adapt to changing priorities and learn quickly
  • Possess a desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and resources appropriately and effectively
  • Ability to take ownership of a project from kickoff to conclusion, remaining accountable for shortcomings and sharing successes

Please reference pm2019 when submitting a resume.

CQL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

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