Graphic Design Intern

Part-Time Position (15-25 hrs/wk)

OVERVIEW:

Simple Strat is looking for a creative and motivated graphic design intern to join the team!

You will be responsible for art production on multiple digital marketing campaigns, assisting the team on design projects, and designing in-house marketing assets for blogs, social media, and web under the direction and guidance of the Director of Visual Strategy.

We’re looking for a creative mind who is eager to learn, is efficient in the Adobe CC programs, and who can show us examples of their design skills.

Simple Strat provides an opportunity for hands-on experience working in an agency environment, which includes managing multiple campaigns for multiple clients, art direction and strategy, and design production.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Strategize and collaborate with team on design concepts for marketing campaigns.
  • Design assets for digital campaigns such as social media, blogs, newsletters, and content offers.
  • Work closely with Director of Visual Strategy to assist with larger-scale design campaigns.
  • Collaborate with the Video Production Manager to assist with visual direction and on-screen graphics.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current college student majoring in graphic design
  • Strong portfolio displaying a variety of original design projects (digital, print, branding, etc.)
  • Efficient in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, primarily:
    • Illustrator
    • PhotoShop
    • InDesign
  • Experience in, or basic knowledge of, WordPress
  • Ability to receive and process constructive feedback
  • Curious and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Fast-learner who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with time management and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail

BONUS POINTS:

We work with a variety of clients and use a variety of tools to drive the best results for their campaign. As a design intern, you will have the opportunity to learn the following skills/programs as you get more involved with client campaigns:

  • Basic CSS
  • Basic HTML
  • Adobe XD (website wireframing)
  • Divi (WordPress theme)
  • Shopify
  • Squarespace
  • Video production
  • Copy writing for web and social
  • And more!

This is a part-time role with flexible hours. Total length of internship will vary based on student’s schedule and academic requirements.
Pay: $10/hour

Simple Strat is the marketing agency for companies that are serious about growth. By leveraging a proprietary strategy and planning process, we establish a roadmap to increase qualified leads and close more sales. Our office is located in the Historic Haymarket in downtown Lincoln, under the overpass on 7th & O.

To get a glimpse of our culture and behind the scenes day-to-day life, check out our Instagram profile or browse the careers page on our website.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Send an email with the subject line “Design Intern Application” to branden@simplestrat.com.

In that email, please include:

  • Why you’re interested in the job
  • A link to your online portfolio or example of your design work
  • Your availability (interns usually plan around class schedules)

We will confirm the receipt of your email. If you have not gotten confirmation that we received your email, please send us a message on social media and we’ll make sure to investigate.

  • Design Production 70% 70%
  • Campaign Strategy 20% 20%
  • Project Management + Misc Tasks 10% 10%