Innovation Center Graphic Design Intern
Taylor Communications is seeking a graphic design intern to join the Innovation Center team! We are looking for an innovative, resourceful, energetic, and talented individual who is ready to take the next step towards a career. This person should be well-rounded in both design and up for the challenge of taking on a wide variety of projects and initiatives. This is a great way to develop real life experience in a business-to-business marketing and creative environment that will allow you to learn new skills while also contributing to new and existing initiatives as part of a fast-paced team within a large enterprise organization.
The chosen candidate will report directly to the Innovation Center Coordinator and will work side by side with a team of other Innovation Center interns to create a wide variety of creative materials. As a graphic design intern, you will develop engaging visual content used in the production of marketing, sales, and promotional materials and provide recommendations on brand positioning. This is a paid, real-world learning experience that will help set you on a bright career path with the potential for full-time placement within one of our companies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maximum of 30 hours per week, flexible schedule
This internship position will involve a range of creative and marketing facets and will require excellent attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple tasks on tight deadlines, and strong communication skills.
Partner with marketing, sales, and creative departments to support the creation and evolution of digital and print marketing materials for internal companies and clients
Collaborate with leadership to establish brand identity, communication planning, and marketing opportunities for corporate, company, and community initiatives
Ensure design consistency such as the appropriate usage of color, composition, perspective, and layout to maintain consistency across multiple brands and channels (e.g. social media posts, email, blog posts, newsletter, web, presentations, videos, UX/UI mockups, and print materials)
Work both individually and in groups to produce defined project deliverables on tight deadlines
Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and strategic rationale in verbal, visual, and written formats
Pursuing or recently attained a degree in Graphic Design, Mass Media, Marketing, Advertising, Video Production, or other related disciplines
Able to provide work samples that demonstrate creative flare, experience, and design skill proficiency
Proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Publisher), Adobe (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign); Google Documents, WordPress, and Skype
Able to demonstrate a moderate to advanced understanding and application of design fundamentals
Experience designing and creating social media content for a brand is ideal
Able to think critically and creatively while not being afraid to go outside their comfort zone
Excellent written and verbal skills and enjoys problem-solving
Must be highly collaborative and open to constructive feedback from peers and clients
Exhibit a positive attitude, skill, and innovative spirit for problem-solving and taking on challenges
Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, collaborate effectively as a team member, and manage several projects at one time
Ability to work out of our North Mankato, MN office starting prior to May 2019
Interest or experience in project management, social media, analytics, video production, or web design and development is beneficial, but not necessary for employment
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume and portfolio for consideration via http://jobs.jobvite.com/taylorcorp/. Only candidates who most closely match the requirements will be contacted.
ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
Taylor Corporation is a Minnesota-based, global leader of business and personal communication products, technologies and services that connect people and grow businesses. As one of the largest commercial printers and one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, we are comprised of more than 90 companies and employ over 13,000 employees globally. This position is available through our corporate office, which is the holding entity for the diverse network of companies around the globe that form Taylor Corporation (to learn more about Taylor Corporation, visit our web site at www.taylorcorp.com).
To learn more about the Taylor Corporation Innovation Center, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/TCInnovationCenter.