Graphic Design Intern

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WHALERs Creation
 Virtual
Company Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

WHALER's Creation is a nonprofit organization that provides job readiness training for underserved and disadvantage youth from the District of Columbia and Maryland. WHALER's Creation has been serving foster youth since 2005 . We are looking for an intern who is able to help redesign WHALERs website, create a web zine, logo and marketing materials. The the right person will be creative , fun , innovative, and it's patient. The internship position can lead into full-time employment grant permitting. We need someone who can commit to the entire project from start to finish. A very creative person who takes directions and is able to build upon a idea. This is a great opportunity for a graphic designer interested in having an outstanding resume addition. The right person will be excited about shaping and helping a small nonprofit grow to its fullest potential. Come grow with us.

Responsibilities

- Assists in the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using appealing graphics that are well organized
- Responsible to incorporate current design trends into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads
- Ability to exercise good judgment when interpreting instructions and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
- Utilize strong written skills and bring effective visual ideas from concept through to completion

Requirements

- Working towards a BA or certificate from a Fine Arts program/Graphic Design school
- Experience with Adobe InDesign, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
- Knowledge of Mac OS and software upgrades and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Open to constructive criticism and customer feedback

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