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Graphic Design Internship

DaBrian Marketing Group, LLC

Graphic Design Internship

Reading, PA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    The Graphic Design internship is a position within the design department. The designer works independently on assigned projects, or as a member of a project team. The designer works up concepts and fulfills layout assignments according to supplied strategic and creative input. The designer may, on occasion, work directly with account service, or with production artists and vendors to complete design requirements or supervise in-house production, but more typically works under the direction of an art director or creative director.

    Knowledge of production processes, with experience using in digital illustration and layout software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other industry design and production software; reasonable drawing skills; familiarity with typestyles, type design and type specification; stock photography; computer retouching and image manipulation; art direction of original photography; and good communication skills are desirable.

    Reports to the creative director.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provides design and illustration from conception to completion as required.
    • Works with art director/copywriter teams to concept and complete assigned projects and campaigns.
    • Assists account teams with presentations for creative and new business pitches.
    • Works with independent contractors as required per assignment, under supervision of designated art director/senior art director/creative director, and in conjunction with production manager to meet assigned deadlines.
    • Maintains high skill levels in software programs required to perform assigned job functions; takes training in the use of new design and illustration software as the agency requires.
    • Assists in archiving and maintaining digital files, project hard copies, photography, illustrations, logo art, typestyles, historical collateral samples, etc., of client materials and resources, and in maintaining a log of said archives to assist other department members in locating necessary files and references.
    • Maintains current computer software skills compatible with the needs of other creative team members.
    • Notifies designated purchasing personnel or creative director when hardware/software requires updating or servicing.
    • Maintains internal and off-site digital file backups for in-progress jobs; uploads completed project files to agency Digital Asset Management archive system.
    • Maintains reasonable inventory of necessary art supplies for fulfillment of design responsibilities.
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    HOURLY REQUIREMENT:

    16-24 hours depending upon college/university’s requirements

    Additional Information

    WRITING SAMPLE & PORTFOLIO REQUIRED

    DUE TO THE NATURE OF NOT ONLY WORKING IN THE AGENCY SPACE, BUT ALSO WORKING FOR A COMPANY THAT PRIDES ITSELF ON IT'S INCREDIBLY INTELLIGENT TEAM, ALL APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A WRITING SAMPLE AND PORTFOLIO. THE WRITING SAMPLE MUST BE YOUR APPROACH TO GRAPHIC DESIGN.

    • No agency experience necessary.
    • Local Candidates Preferred.