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Digital Design Intern

Marketing

Positions
1
Close Date
6/5/2017
Location
Chicago

Outbrain is looking for a graphic design undergraduate junior or senior who wants to elevate their design capabilities. The selected individual must be a highly creative, collaborative, resourceful and reliable team player who is looking to learn and flourish in our dynamic, fast-paced and high-spirited team.  

The Digital Design Intern produces and develops artwork and illustrations for our company blog (outbrain.com/blog) and email initiatives. The Designer is responsible for creating bold, clean, innovative designs and providing creative and technical support to projects in collaboration with the Art Director, other Outbrain designers, and the editorial team.

We are looking for a designer who can deliver high-quality digital materials, meet tight deadlines, is enthusiastic about design, and excels at communication.

Essential Design Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design of our blog and email artwork
  • Support/assist other Design teammates as needed
  • Occasionally upload copy and design content to our wordpress blog
  • Understand and apply our brand style and guideline standards
  • Bring an enthusiasm for design and a positive attitude into every project

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • A strong online portfolio demonstrating a proficiency in vector based illustration and strong typography rooted in industry standards
  • A student in a Design Bachelor’s Degree program or Portfolio School Certificate
  • Fluent in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A great collaborator -- good and interfacing and communicating with other disciplines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with wordpress.org a plus
  • Interest in motion graphics and knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a plus

Working Conditions and Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality- As we work with the NYC office, our work hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Central Time

Please submit a portfolio of work with your application, as well as a cover letter telling us why you’re the best fit for this position! Behance portfolios are welcomed as well as personal websites. 

 

 

 

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