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Graphic Design Summer Intern

Graphic Design Summer Intern

SPOKANE, WASHINTON, USA or REMOTE

With Potential to Hire Full-Time

Kinetek Media is a modern digital agency in Downtown Spokane looking for a talented Graphic Design Intern to join our team of creatives to bring our clients’ stories to life. You will partner with Kinetek’s Creative Director and Senior Graphic Designer to coordinate various projects and work with our select clients who specialize in food and events.

This position can be worked remotely or in our office, and has the potential to become full-time if applicable. 

This is a rare opportunity! If you meet the criteria below, send us your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to jobs@kinetekmedia.com

Job Description:

We need a highly creative Graphic Design Intern to work closely with the Creative Director & Senior Graphic Designer, Social Media Managers, and Web Developers to deliver work that answers our strategic needs. This includes designing graphics, websites, marketing materials, and other visual assets for our clients. Your design knowledge should extend into print, digital and social media channels, as well as the emergent platforms. You will be expected to: 

 

  • Design graphics, websites, infographics, marketing materials, and other visual assets.
  • Create engaging content that Kinetek and our clients can be proud of.
  • Keep on top of the latest design trends so that we are always on the cutting edge.
  • Assist with marketing campaigns and projects on a daily basis.
  • Work closely with project managers, social media and video teams, and other team members to ensure that we are running a smooth ship for our clients.
  • Recommend new ideas to project managers that will keep our clients on the forefront of their industries instead of behind the times.
  • Have a great eye for modern functional web design that produces results.
  • Stay organized and keep on a schedule to accomplish tasks with competing priorities

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year design experience 
  • Strong design, conceptual and executional skills
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) and emerging platforms
  • Able to work seamlessly & flexibly with creative director & senior graphic designer, copywriters, project managers and social media managers
  • Enthusiastic and energetic work ethic
  • Excellent portfolio that includes examples of digital & print design, typography and conceptual work
  • Excellent organization skills: self-directed and capable of working effectively in a fast paced environment while juggling competing projects and adhering to tight and demanding deadlines
  • Illustration, photography, video and content creation skills a plus

PERSONALITY MUSTS:

You MUST be kind, creative, resourceful, and always ready to take initiative. If this is not you, thank you for reading this far, but please move on. Our perfect fit is a problem solver who understands the difference between “yes, and…” and “yes, but…”. You should have a hungry, scrappy personality with a positive attitude and aim to deliver. Working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We need someone who is always willing to rise to the occasion and put forward beautiful work that exceeds client expectations. Someone who is detailed, organized, driven, creative, and comes ready to play every day will fit in well. Confidence, self-discipline, and a congenial, curious mind are things we love and admire.

ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Apple/Mac ecosystem
  • Proficient in desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Understand Google applications such as Gmail, Drive, Sheets, Docs etc.

OFFICE HOURS:

M-TH 8:30-4:30 in office

TH-FR 8:30 – 1:00 in office, 1:00-4:30 online

 

The dates of this internship are flexible and will be coordinated during interviews on a case by case basis.

Please apply with your resume, cover letter, and portfolio jobs@kinetekmedia.com