Graphic Design Internship

Type of work: Internship
Location: Denver
Date Posted: October 16th, 2013

We are looking for a smart, creative, and energetic intern to join our studio for our FALL 2013 Internship Program. Our clients are primarily in the wedding, hospitality, event & fashion industries, so a LOVE of pretty pictures and fun content is a must! These are 3-4-month, unpaid internships. School credit is preferred but not a requirement. Paid freelance work upon completion of the internship will definitely be considered for qualified candidates - most of our interns have been hired as freelancers. Think this could be you? then please read below for all the details. . .

You will work on a variety of design projects (identity, print and mostly web) with an emphasis on marketing to help build a brand. I am looking for strong concepts, good typography, a strong understanding of the web, good use of grids and color, and appropriate styles for respective projects. There should be some thought behind your work. You will get hands-on experience how a design studio works, including various stages of projects from concept to completion along with participating in office duties in our creative shop. This position is a great opportunity for someone to learn the ins and outs of running a professional design business in a casual work environment.

Here's what some of our interns have said:

"As a self-taught designer, I am always looking for new opportunities to advance my skill-set. Working with Heidi gave me real world experience that classrooms don't provide. She shares great advice and what it takes to make a good design, great! She'll throw you right in the mix on day one which is exactly what I wanted out of this partnership. It's a five star experience that will leave you feeling confident and motivated to take on your next steps in life. I am grateful for this opportunity and happy to have found a mentor and most of all a friend."
~ Nicole, Design Intern

"Heidi is the ultimate mentor -- equal parts creative problem solver and friend. And my favorite projects have come from working with Heidi!"
~ Marielle, Design Intern

"Heidi has such a unique way of teaching that reinforced confidence in my own skills as a young designer. Role model, mentor, kick-ass business woman and friend... I'm honored to have interned with Heidi and her team. She is a true inspiration to the entrepreneurial spirit."
~ Kathryn, Design Intern

Skills you'll utilize and learn:
• research and concepting
• creation of mood boards and photoshop templates
• file organization
• print collateral design
• website wireframes & design
• designing email & promotional materials
• creation of fashion lookbooks
• web & print production

• Portfolio of design work that includes web, print, and identity projects
• DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY in PHOTOSHOP (masking, brushes, layers) a must!!! Illustrator, and InDesign also requires proficiency
• Understanding of HTML is a plus
• Proactive & good at multi-tasking. Efficient!
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Available to work 15-20 hours per week
• On-site intern given top priority but the right candidate will be considered if remote
• Ideally a design student but also not a steadfast requirement

Interested? Please send your resume and portfolio (please link to your website and/or client work). Please list "DESIGN INTERN" in your subject line and mention why you'd like to work at Spitfiregirl.



We will let all candidates know we have received your information, and reply back in more detail to those we are interested in interviewing.

Thanks and good luck!

How to apply:

Please send your resume and portfolio (please link to your website and/or client work) to info@spitfiregirldesign.com

Please list "DESIGN INTERN" in your subject line and mention why you'd like to work at Spitfiregirl.

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