Design Internship

ICF International, Inc Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

Working at ICF:

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you're seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

@ ICF Next, (formerly PulsePoint Group) we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

Who we're looking for:

We are looking for a candidate available for an internship within the ICF Next team (formerly PulsePoint Group). This individual should have demonstrable and excellent graphic design skills that can be applied to both internal and client projects. This individual should have demonstrable and excellent graphic design skills that can be applied to both internal and client projects. Interns work closely with the entire ICF Next Strategy & Transformation team to brainstorm and execute design projects.

If you're up for the challenge, you'll have the opportunity to join an established yet rapidly growing workplace with an abundance of opportunity for growth, unique experiences, creative ideas, and inspiring people. This opportunity includes training, mentorship, on-the-job instruction, team-building exercises, and professional development. We believe in hiring interns who have the skills to become associates one day, so we strive to give our interns every opportunity to perform at their highest level.

What you'll get to do:

  • Be exposed to various workstreams to gain understanding of client needs

  • Be involved in research and design development for infographics / data visualization, presentation development, and UX design

  • Participate in think tank-like brainstorm sessions with other consultants

  • Using design thinking principles and strong graphic design skills, assist with the creation of client deliverables

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Interest in design for communications functions

  • Excellent understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)

  • Experience with data visualization and infographics

  • Understanding of print production processes

  • Experience and understanding of UX design principles (although, no coding experience is required)

  • Ability to visually communicate effectively

  • Ability to manage time and multiple responsibilities in order to establish realistic production schedules and meet deadlines

  • Self-start with the ability to work independently as well as on a team

  • Desire to continue to learn

  • Must be comfortable receiving minimal guidance using research, previous examples, design principles, and creativity to execute high quality work on a tight timeline.

Education and minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or working towards a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Advertising, PR, Marketing or related field

  • Previous relevant experience working in PR, Corporate Communications, Marketing, or Management Consulting

Internship details:

  • Start Date: January 2020 (Flexible)
  • End Date: May 2020 (Flexible)
  • Hours: 25-35 hours per week

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

ICF Next is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you're seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Los Angeles, CA (CA75)


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Design Internship

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