Graphic Design Intern
|March 20, 2013 - April 09, 2013|
|Employment Type:||Unpaid Intern|
|Department:||Marketing & Communications|
|Description:||At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service.|
This position advances the Denver Zoo’s mission and goals by providing support to the graphic designers by designing compelling graphic elements for print and online communications, while ensuring the consistency of the zoo’s brand. This individual will create some original content and support the zoo’s graphic designers on other projects as assigned. This designer creates visual solutions to Denver Zoo’s communication needs including the development of brochures, signage and flyers to promote programs and events.
•Design and create signage, brochures, flyers and other print material
•Facilitates print production
•Assists Marketing & Communications Department with special events
•Perform various tasks as assigned
|Qualifications:||Please include a link to your online portfolio site or submit a PDF of your sample work with your application.|
•Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
•Must be familiar with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
•Proficiency with the entire Adobe Creative Suite required
•Strong conceptual thinking and creative problem solving skills
•Keen sense of design and ability to maintain brand consistency
•Strong knowledge of print and production processes
•Self-motivated and able to take ownership of projects
•Excellent verbal communication and ability to interface with internal teams
•Ability to both multitask and reliably estimate time required to complete design and
•Detail-oriented and great organizational skills.
•Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet tight deadline.
•Must have an enthusiastic hands-on approach to getting the job done.
•Strong portfolio of print design & production work
•Willingness and desire to be a supportive team member
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