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In this 4-week intensive program for emerging visual designers, you’ll get to expand your multidisciplinary design practices and learn from the best creatives in New York.

Web Design

Animation & 3D

Art Direction

Creative Coding

You’ll graduate with the knowledge and experience needed to thrive in the industry, and a portfolio of amazing digital projects.


NOV. 12, 2023 - FEB. 11, 2024

Work on your personal portfolio with 1:1 direction from industry experts, while immersing yourself in the famous environment of the vibrant Wix Studio.

In this 3-months comprehensive program for 3rd year design students, you’ll be working solely on your portfolio, as an integrated designer within the Wix Design Team. This fully-paid residency-like experience will provide you with bespoke mentorship by leading creatives, allowing you to build your best personal portfolio to boost your career.

By the end of the residency you’ll have gained valuable hands-on practice working within the most talented bunch of creatives and designers the industry has to offer.


  • Am I eligible to attend?
    We encourage 3rd and 4th-year design students and design graduates who can physically attend the program taking place in NYC.
  • How do I apply for this program?
    Applications can be submitted via our website. We accept applications throughout the year. You must submit your application accordingly with the location you will be located during the program. After the deadline, there is a 2-3 week-long approval process. Once accepted, we will be in touch regarding the next steps.
  • Do I need a portfolio?
    Yes, we would like to see a portfolio to help us assess your suitability for the program. This can take the form of a website, PDF, or Google Drive. We understand that you are halfway through your studies and will take this into consideration when reviewing your work.
  • Is this a paid program?
    This is not a paid program, however, it is free to apply, and free to attend.
  • Can I get credit at my university for this?
    Yes, you may earn internship credit by participating in Wix Playground Academy. Contact your school to find out if they are participating.
  • Will the Wix Playground sponsor a student visa?
    Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor international student visas.



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Emely Wensky


Wix Playground is Is powered by the design team. We’re dedicated to celebrating creative expression and supporting the design education of emerging designers everywhere, through collaborations, events, and experiential education.

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