Graphic Design Internship

Looking for Chicago Graphic Design internships? Walker Sands Communications is looking for an energetic detailed-oriented person to serve as a graphic design intern for a PAID 12-week internship at its Chicago office.

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICANTS FOR THIS INTERNSHIP

Summer Graphic Design Intern

Walker Sands Communications, a growing marketing agency, is seeking a part-time Graphic Design Intern for our downtown Chicago office located in the Loop. We are looking for someone with some design experience, preferably a student in his or her junior or senior year of college.

A typical day involves designing websites, landing pages, calls-to-action, logos, brochures, direct mail pieces, PowerPoint presentations, infographics or letterheads. Our ideal candidate would be an independent thinker and a team player, who can contribute ideas and can move a project design from concept to completion quickly.

You will be working closely with other designers, content writers, developers, SEO experts, and other members of the marketing team to bring cutting-edge marketing programs to life.

Minimum Requirements

  • Available to work 40 hours per week, on-site in our downtown digs
  • Proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Excellent graphic and web design skills, with a keen ability to translate a design proposal into an effective design
  • Some level of web development skills. We're not looking for a programmer, but we want a designer with knowledge of HTML and CSS. JavaScript and JQuery is a plus.
  • Mac OSX proficiency - you'll be working on our 27" iMac.
  • Working toward a design or design-related degree at an accredited university or college

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking someone who has experience conceptualizing websites for both desktop and mobile platforms, with knowledge of CSS & HTML. You are also aware of current design trends, and always looking to bring an idea to the next level. You will gain experience working with an experienced designer.

Ideally you will have experience creating logos and creating branding materials such as: letterhead, PowerPoint, brochures, etc. You will also possess refined typography and design sensibilities.

About Us

Walker Sands is a full-service digital marketing, design, and public relations firm focused on generating sales growth for our business-to-business clients. Firms have been counting on Walker Sands since 2001 for services ranging from basic marketing strategy to our advanced SEO programs.

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