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Summer 2023 Internship - IT Merchandising Systems (Remote)

DATE:  Nov 17, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  138128
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

Summer 2023 Internship – IT - Supply Chain Systems (Merchandising Systems)


The Designer Brands 2023 Summer Internship Program is an elite group of university students who will be part of a robust, 10-week program with the opportunity to work, learn and immerse themselves in the day-to-day operations of their function. The program will consist of hands-on experience, skill-building, cross-functional collaboration, and networking to support professional development. IT manages all of our technology, from our point-of-sale systems in stores to the desktop computer at home office and everything in between. They keep us connected in all areas of the business! Our IT Merchandising Systems team has an internship opportunity available for Summer 2023. At the end of the program, the interns will have a better understanding of the IT function within Designer Brands.  



  • Front-end knowledge with Modern Angular web application framework. 

  • Back-end knowledge of Node.js server applications 

  • Past experience (including school projects) with one or more of the following: 

  • Designing responsive UI web application  

  • Oracle SQL Development 

  • Azure DevOps 

  • Full-stack development 

  • Authentication with active directory system 

  • Source Control experience with GitLab or similar tool 

  • Have a proactive and deliberative mindset towards success 

  • Knowledge of Supply chain and/or Retail Industry a plus 

  • Strong communication, organization, and analytical skills 

  • Collaborate with team members on new projects and ideas  

  • Possess ability to communicate clearly with project team  

  • Must be able to work 40 hours/week for the duration of the program (June-August) 

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate (rising Juniors and Seniors) or graduate program  


Benefits for Interns:

  • Competitive hourly wages 

  • Hybrid or remote work model, depending on function 

  • Merchandise discount at DSW and Vince Camuto  


You must apply through our internal portal: 
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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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