Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Graphic Design Intern Job Description

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Graphic design intern provides a strong creative portfolio that includes data visualization and demonstrated use of design principles including varied typography, color-theory, grid-based design, and white space.

Graphic Design Intern Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Proficiency on a Mac platform with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Dreamweaver
Designs graphic details related to typography, branding, footwear accents
Develop and produce clear and engaging visual designs for Hoy’s B2B and B2C marketing efforts
Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the Graphic Design field
Brainstorming with content teams and developing images for social media campaigns with different goals and on various social platforms
Updating and producing graphic identity elements specific to the brand
Designs and/or updates layouts for internal product design media
Designs graphic patterns for use on footwear
Create or revise tech/spec packages for apparel and graphics under the guidance of a designer
Participate in the fulfillment of assigned graphic design projects and the layout of catalog pages, web pages, marketing graphics, and e-mail graphics

Graphic Design Intern Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Graphic Design Intern

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL

Education for Graphic Design Intern

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the graphic design intern job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Graphic Design, Design, Marketing, Graduate, Education, Communications, Digital Design, Editing, Photography, Advertising

Skills for Graphic Design Intern

Desired skills for graphic design intern include:

Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Creative Cloud
Excel
Typography
Color
Graphic design fundamentals/principles
Multi-page documents in InDesign

Desired experience for graphic design intern includes:

The intern must have a premium design aesthetic and must be a hard-working, self-motivated, pro-active person with a creative eye and passion for their work
Able to work well in a busy environment, either individually or as part of a team
Ability to work independently in partnership with the creative team
Internships are in New York, NY
Internships are open to college juniors and seniors, though some departmentsalso accept law school students
Recent graduates or finishing studies in Graphic, Illustration, Fashion, who are able to establish a full time apprenticeship agreement during at least 6 months between university or school and Reebok

Graphic Design Intern Examples

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Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a graphic design intern. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for graphic design intern
  • Communicate directly with clients to ensure accurate and acceptable output, doing so in a timely and professional manner
  • Interpret project direction, conceptualizing it into creative designs that meet the marketing objectives, while maintaining Eastbay’s brand strategy
  • Knowledge of production for collateral including resolution, sizes and file types, scanning, pre-press and print production
  • Digital/print collateral
  • Magazine editorials
  • Design/art direction
  • Inspiration research
  • Creating and executing artwork
  • Work with Creative Solutions Producers on the visual design of client presentations
  • Organize and catalog created graphic elements for use on future projects
Qualifications for graphic design intern
  • Current student working towards a four-year degree in Art, Advertising or Design
  • Strong craftsmanship skills
  • Strong time management skills to assure timely delivery of projects
  • Excellent presentation, verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarized with Tech packs/Artwork
  • Experience designing for clients, student organizations, or previous work experience preferred
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Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of graphic design intern. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for graphic design intern
  • Creating and/or manipulating graphic elements (photos, logos, themes, ) for use in client-facing and internal marketing communications efforts
  • Conceptualizing/designing banners for digital communications such as eblasts, invitations, newsletters, alerts
  • Concept development, design and production of graphic materials under the guidance of the Marketing Manager
  • Graphic Designer to produce communication publications
  • Graphic Image Development/Conceptualization
  • Development of Branding in Weld Shop
  • Development of Marketing/Internal Communication in Weld Shop
  • Coordination of onsite Print Center
  • Produce tangible result (vehicle graphics, banners, posters, magnetic signs)
  • Plasma TV communication development
Qualifications for graphic design intern
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to respond to feedback either positively or negatively in a gracious manner
  • Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be great at maintaining relationships
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Word, and / or any preferred presentation programs or web applications
  • Have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field along with a desire to learn, research and improve skills
  • Must be authorized to participate in an internship in the U.S
  • Layout of game program
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Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a graphic design intern. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for graphic design intern
  • Management of internal communication via plasma TV network
  • Develop personal interest stories for internal newsletter
  • Submit articles for Global Magazine
  • Develop a fresh graphic design layout for existing and new projects
  • Take creative direction from others and turn visions into reality
  • Follow brand guidelines and eventually help create new ones
  • Manage and create compelling and consistent design projects from inception to completion
  • Manage large, complex design projects from inception to completion
  • Actively participate in cross-functional team meetings to better integrate creative design opportunities for clients
  • Social media content including Facebook and other social/online visuals, infographics, and promotional elements
Qualifications for graphic design intern
  • Adobe Creative Suite software knowledge
  • Research assignments, filing, and organization
  • General office duties and additional office responsibilities as needed
  • Current College student or May 2016 college graduate
  • The ability to work longer hours and weekend when necessary
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited university studying Graphic Design, Textile Design or Surface Design
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Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of graphic design intern. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for graphic design intern
  • Logos/key visuals and style guides
  • Powerpoint templates, presentation boards, and hardcopy proposals
  • Will participate in creative brainstorms
  • Support Marketing and Communications with ongoing or new projects
  • Under supervision, plan and/or display various graphic illustrative projects, using existing artwork, photographs, (wherever possible) to achieve cost-effective presentations
  • Lay out and arrange charts, graphs, slides and visual aids requiring ingenuity and originality in the presentation of data
  • Develop initial graphic concepts to support content development for various communications channels, including web and/or intranet (ERIC)
  • Create and/or design graphic displays and invitations using branded templates
  • Resize advertisements to publication specifications
  • Creation of vector artwork
Qualifications for graphic design intern
  • Basic graphic design knowledge and experience working with image editing software such as Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Nedgrahics and/or Euphoria experience is a plus
  • Ability to produce strong hand sketches and computer generated designs
  • Knowledge of Tech packs/Art-work
  • A Portfolio showcasing strongest work (online preferred
  • Must be familiar with graphic design and design software
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Graphic Design Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a graphic design intern. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for graphic design intern
  • Participate in team meetings associated with assigned tasks
  • Devise charts, graphs, slides and visual aids requiring ingenuity and originality in the presentation of data
  • Develop initial graphic concepts to support content development for various communications channels, including web and/or intranet
  • Design graphic displays and invitations using branded templates
  • Resize and design advertisements for various publications
  • Provide end of term report out presentation on completed work
  • Work closely with packaging department designers to design and develop packaging graphics
  • Prepare high quality package mock-ups
  • Design graphics for trade ads, cross sells and related promotional graphics
  • When asked, attend and participate in the weekly packaging/marketing meetings
Qualifications for graphic design intern
  • Currently in good academic standing with a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours during the week
  • Must possess a social security number
  • Applicants should be pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Communications at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship/co-op
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in graphic design at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
  • Must have an intermediate understanding of typography and composition, good eye for maintaining consistency in brand identity and style

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