Graphic Designer Internship

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Local Bigwig
Posted: 678 days ago
Company Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for someone bright and motivated to make an impact and significantly contribute as a Graphic Designer, Photographer or Illustrator. Work extensively with IT and Brand Management teams to develop and execute projects.


o Be part of a smart, dynamic team where your ideas and contributions will be highly valued
o Gain exceptional work experience at a start-up
o Opportunities to practice both written and oral presentations skills.
o Participate in mentor services, business seminars and networking opportunities
o Career guidance and support
o College credit available

About Local Bigwig is an online community for extended stay (e.g., 1-9 months) fully furnished home rentals. Our company is part of the NYU-Poly Business Incubator Program, which is jointly supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Real Estate Division of Trinity Church and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Combine your interest in technology and collaborative consumption and join the fast-growing Local Bigwig team!


Specific Responsibilities:

o Collaborate with Brand Management and IT to design and complete graphic pieces
o Create layout and spreads for various pages and sections of the website
o Capture photographic elements to reinforce brand positioning
o Help design and deployment of eNewsletters
o Understand effects of graphic communications and how they shape perceptions of the Local Bigwig brand
o Communicate issues, progresses and concerns on a frequent basis


Job Requirements

o Passion to explore user-centered design ideas and online technologies
o Flexibility to adapt to changing trends of the business and/or strategic marketing initiatives
o Inquisitiveness and open mind about the travel accommodations industry
o Resourcefulness, loads of creativity and great interpersonal skills
o Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop
o Some work experience would be ideal

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