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Graphic Design Internship – Job Description Posting The Sheppard is looking for WinterSemester Interns who are interested in gaining hands on experience in graphic design within the marketing, communications and video & event production segments.We are seeking a motivated, creative, and meticulously detail-oriented intern, eager for exposure to the world of design and marketing, and the chance to be an integral part of a small, fast-paced firm in the heart of Los Angeles. The candidate selected for this position will gain valuable experience producing multimedia marketing collateral for electronic and print distribution and will work directly with the Art Director on a wide array of projects, tailored to meet both the needs of the client and the skills of the intern.

SCHEDULE & REQUIREMENTS Must be at least eighteen years of age and enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior, or recent graduate at an accredited college or university. Preference is given to candidates with a major in a relevant field of study - graphic design, marketing, and/or communications.

INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities will be determined at the discretion of the Art Director with an eye toward the goals and abilities of the intern. However, the intern should expect assignments to include a mix of the following:

  • Assist in the design and creation of graphic assets for a diverse range of clients across a broad range of disciplines, including digital, print, email marketing, social media, and advertising
  • Assist in the regular maintenance and updating of the firm's website and social media presence
  • Organize physical and digital archives of client work
  • Undertake at least one independent project, from inception to completion, under the supervision of the Art Director
  • Other duties as assigned by the Art Director or the Account/Project managers

INTERN QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluent in the Adobe Creative Cloud InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Experience with presentation software including Keynote and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of applications, including Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to collaborate on creative projects
  • Ability to complete projects on time and with extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a desire to work in the field of marketing and design

This position is unpaid, but lunch expenses will be covered and school credit is available. This position is for applicants who can start in February or March.To apply, please send the following:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter explaining why you would be a good asset to this company

About The Sheppard is an Independent, Innovative Marketing Agency providing marketing materials, experiential events, advertising, and unique media solutions to a number of lifestyle brands. We think differently and provide non-traditional marketing solutions with a heavy focus on entertainment, fashion and wellness to our clients. Our creative workspace is located in Silverlake.Clients include: Wolfgang Puck, Cabi, Legends Hospitality, NBC4, Herbalife International, OUE Sky Space, ColourPop, Pet Supplies Plus and more.

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