Summer 2019 Graphic Design Internship

Washington, District of Columbia, United States · Creative Department

Description

Do you thrive in a team driven work environment? Are you excited to create work with impact? Does getting your hands on various design tasks excite you? Ghost Note Agency is looking for a Graphic Design Intern to help create and assist in a wide variety of print and digital materials. Our ideal intern is able to work independently at times and is proficient in using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, etc.). This position is for a designer who wants to gain experience in a small agency, strengthen their design skill set, and is willing to push their creativity and skills.

Requirements

Some tasks include but are not limited to:

• Creating graphics for web and various social media outlets, sometimes creating animated graphics may be needed.

• Print design tasks such as: publication design, creation of branding collateral, and some print production assistance.

• Be able to do research, conceptualize and brainstorm ideas with the team.

• UX/UI research and other web design tasks as needed.

• Able to use existing brand guidelines but also able to think of fresh and creative ways for existing brands.

Qualifications and Skills

• Ability to take direction for all types of projects and work under the direction of creative department.

• Be able to work on a project from start-to-finish or jump into a project that has already been started.

• Be comfortable in sharing work and articulating the ideas behind it.

• Thrives in a team environment but is also a problem solver who’s able to work independently at times.

• Has 1-2 years Graphic Design or related experience .

• Very proficient in Adobe Creative cloud (Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, etc.)

• Print production experience (no problems reaching out to printers and knows print language).

• Great typography skills.

• Must be able to deliver quick turnarounds if necessary.


Other Skills (A+ Candidate):

• Illustration skills.

• UX/UI prototyping experience (Adobe XD)

• Experience using Wordpress.

• Ability to work at a fast pace and respond effectively to changing requests.

Benefits

This is an unpaid internship that includes a fulfillment of college credit requirements.


Work Environment

Ghost Note is located within the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Our agency has been in business since 2011. Our culture is fast-paced, inspired and fun. Our internship would span 12-16 weeks, and while full-time applicants are preferred, part-time applicants are also welcomed. We’re looking for people who’d prefer to be a part of a small team than a holding company. People who have a voice and want to be a part of building a great agency. If that’s you, we hope to hear from you.

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