Design Intern

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SpinMedia
6464 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 650
Hollywood, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

POSITION TITLE
Design Intern

DEPARTMENT
Product & Creative

LOCATION
Hollywood, CA

TIME COMMITMENT
3-5 days per week

COMPANY OVERVIEW
SPINMEDIA is defining digital culture; publishing more than 40 leading brands whose original voices define their categories. SPINMEDIA reaches one in four millennials in the U.S. monthly through its portfolio of award-winning and influential brands including: SPIN, Celebuzz, Stereogum, Videogum, Buzznet, TheSuperficial, Idolator, PureVolume, Hype Machine, AbsolutePunk, What Would Tyler Durden Do?, SocialiteLife, Go Fug Yourself, Just Jared, Pink is the New Blog, Gorilla vs. Bear, RCRD LBL, TheFrisky!, Concrete Loop, Brooklyn Vegan and Punknews. As measured by comScore, SPINMEDIA is the largest digital publisher of entertainment news and the fourth largest digital publisher of original music content in the U.S. SPINMEDIA draws on original editorial content, deep audience engagement, and knowledge of the young adult audience to provide customized, innovative marketing and advertising solutions across its branded properties.

JOB OVERVIEW
We're looking for a creative designer to join our team for the summer. The most important aspect about this role is your aesthetic and eye. We want to see your linear, clean, minimalist approach.

Ideal candidate will work collaboratively with Product Directors, UI Designers, and Front End Engineers to define and integrate experience across multiple channels.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist digital/design team in execution of online promotions, photo galleries, and day-to-day site maintenance
Acquire and design multimedia content for blogs, online library, social media posts, newsletters, etc.
Work with site design team on layouts, typography, design elements, etc.
Provide creative content for producing badges, marketing assets, and promotions
Typographic and graphic research for seasonal event projects, etc.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE:
Proficient skills in Adobe Creative Suite is essential
Comfort and proficiency with CS5 Photoshop is required (Illustrator a bonus)
HTML/CSS experience a bonus
Good people skills and the desire to work in a team-oriented environment
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented with an eye for savvy messaging and quality design
Healthy addiction to the Internet and current cultural trends a must
Innovative, self-motivated, socially-conscious, collaboratively driven team player
Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to enhance our design strategies
Ability to relate design strategies to an identified target market
Ability to contribute individually, as well as work in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

This is a tremendous opportunity to do great work for a great company while gaining invaluable and truly unparalleled work experience.

INTERN(S) MUST RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SpinMedia's INTERNSHIP PROGRAM.

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