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Graphic Design Intern 2024

May 5, 2024

Note from John

At First Ascent, we build impactful brands and execute beautiful digital experiences. Our clients work in a wide range of industries and our scopes include strategy, branding, website design and development, content creation, and full-service digital marketing.

Learn more about our agency by watching this video.

We are looking for a smart, hardworking Graphic Design intern to produce brand content for a wide range of mediums including websites, email, social, digital, and print collateral. You’ll be able to experience the work environment of a marketing agency and learn from marketing professionals.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Strong design portfolio showing a range of digital and print work
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design principles, layout, composition, and color theory
  • Proficient in graphic design software, especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Figma (XD, Sketch, After Effects and Premiere are all bonuses!)
  • Ability to explain and present ideas clearly and effectively
  • Strong conceptual thinking skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Comfortable working closely with a team and receiving constructive feedback from multiple parties
  • Strict adherence to timelines
  • An interest in learning how a digital agency works and about digital marketing in general 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing assets for digital marketing campaigns: emails, social media posts, display ads, etc.
  • Print design and creation of other branded assets: brochures, rack cards, flyers, annual reports, white papers, stationery, presentations, etc.
  • Wireframing and website design
  • Participate in client-facing discovery, feedback, and revision meetings
  • Assist with creative briefs and conduct design research
  • Perform other functions and duties as required

Attributes for a successful candidate:

  • Highly collaborative, respectful, and has a positive attitude
  • Demonstrates personal ownership and accountability
  • Ability to distill complex concepts into simple messages
  • Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation

We use the tools below to collaborate:

Notion | G Suite | Google Drive | Slack | Discord | Harvest | Dropbox | AirTable

You’ll Get:

  • Part-time, hourly in-office work experience
  • While some flexibility is possible, this should be considered an in-office position
  • Primary office location in Wilmington Delaware.
  • Lots of snacks
  • Parking reimbursement
  • A close-knit, hardworking team that has fun and loves a good challenge

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role. 

Physical Demands: 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.
  • Some travel or event attendance may be required

First Ascent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

This position description does not imply that the stated requirements are the only expectations for the position. Incumbents are expected to perform any other duties that may be assigned. First Ascent Design has the right to revise this position description at any time. First Ascent Design is an “at will” employer and as such, neither this position description nor your signature constitutes any form of contractual agreement between you and First Ascent Design.

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