Visual Designer - Unpaid Internship

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JOB DESCRIPTION
The Visual Design Intern will receive training and guidance as you learn about visual communications and graphic design within the technology services industry. It's a great opportunity for college students who want to develop leadership, sales and communication skills in a friendly, fast-paced and highly supportive environment. Typical time commitment from interns is approximately 20 hours/week. Digital Factory is a mobile ad-tech company with patented micro-fencing™ technology that can be integrated into a brand’s mobile app. Digital Factory’s micro-fencing™ delivers real value to customers wherever they are located. Our team’s digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile and beyond.

Reports to: David Thierry, Marketing
Location: Chicago, Illinois


WHO WE ARE

Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

THIS POSITION WILL ENTAIL:

 

  • Establish the look and aesthetics for various interfaces, including websites, mobile devices and apps.
  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints.
  • Design user-centered interaction models, wireframes or screen mockups.
  • Responsible for management and execution of visual product assets.
  • Closely collaborate with IT and business teams to solve complex issues, like interaction models and data visualization
  • Work on email marketing items, presentation materials and interactive event materials
  • Collaborate with various disciplines within the business in order to create transformative, engaging and compelling product visuals that enhances the brand.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites.
  • Develop and update polished Keynote/PowerPoint templates, presentations and proposals.
  • Create materials that follow a specific marketing narrative. 
  • Create and update print collateral including booklets, brochures, handouts, Sales collateral, etc.
  • Assist in quality assurance and brand alignment for all marketing materials.
  • Work with diverse personalities across the firm in an incredibly fast-paced environment.
DESIRED SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational Experience:

  • Current or recent enrollment in a Business, Marketing, Art and Design, Advertising, Communications or related degree program. 
  • Education ideally at the graduate level (i.e. Master’s or PhD) although other educational experience will be considered.

 

Skills/Abilities/Experience

  • Current or recent enrollment in a graduate degree program.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and/ or InDesign. InVision experience a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications.
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Experience working with video and editing is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously in a high-pressure environment under strict time constraints.
  • Excellent attention to detail and creative eye or aesthetics in color and typography.
  • Energetic self- starter who is able to work well in a small team and independently.
  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication.
  • Prior experience with Start-ups is a plus.
  • Ability to work as a team and autonomously.
  • Ability to commit to being in the office 2-3 days per week, 9am-2pm (preferably Tuesdays-Thursdays)

  The scope and length of the internship varies based on job requirements and availability of selected candidate.  

Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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