Internship Program

We're looking for a confident, bad ass designer to join our team as a graphic design intern.

Our Internship Program is always on the lookout for creative and energetic graphic design interns, and engaging social media interns. Our clients are primarily in the wedding, hospitality, event & fashion industries, so a LOVE of pretty pictures and fun content is a must! Think this could be you? then please read below for all the details…

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

We are looking for a graphic design *superstar* intern to join our team for the FALL. What does that mean?
• You’ve got a great concepts & strong typography skills
• There’s thought behind your work
• When you start a project – you reach for your sketchbook before your laptop
• You’re inspired by more than just graphic design, but by interiors, fashion, photography, etc.
• You crave inspiring imagery and interesting clients
• You’re looking for a casual work environment
• You love NPR, hip hop and social media
• You’re looking for REAL design experience, not just grabbing coffee

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?    good! keep on reading…

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
• web & print production

LIKE WHAT YOU’VE READ? awesome, here’s the details…
Requirements:
• Professional and On-time
• Portfolio of design work that includes web, print, and identity projects
• DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY in PHOTOSHOP (masking, brushes, layers) is a must! Illustrator, and InDesign also requires proficiency
• Understanding of HTML is a plus
• Proactive, good at multi-tasking and crazy about the details
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

** Bonus points if you’ve got video skills!

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SOCIAL MEDIA / EDITORIAL INTERN

We are looking for an editorial *superstar* intern to join our team for the FALL internship session. What does that mean?

• You’ve got great concepts & a unique point of view
• You’re organized and punctual
• You approach your writing with your client’s marketing needs in mind
• You have a side passion for design and know your way around Photoshop
• You crave inspiring imagery and interesting clients
• You’ve got a great sense of humor
• You’re looking for a casual work environment
• You’re looking for REAL writing experience, not grabbing coffee

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?    good! keep on reading…

We are looking for an organized and creative writer who is interested in penning unique point of view marketing copy, blog posts, and witty social media loves finding great photography or artwork to visually support it (and credits accordingly) and knows their way around WordPress, Instagram and Pinterest.

Skills you’ll utilize and learn:
• research and content curation
• marketing copy and content creation
• content organization
• creating a social media schedule
• Scheduling Instagram posts via Planoly
• coordinate with our content providers
• creation of mood boards and photoshop templates or designs to support blog topics
• SEO optimization (training provided)
• Implementation of content into blog and social media channels (instagram, facebook, pinterest)

Requirements:
• A strong writer with a fun, witty personality
• DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY in PHOTOSHOP ideal – a good design aesthetic is important
• Proactive & good at multi-tasking. Efficient!
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Working knowledge and experience with Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook
• Proficiency in WordPress
• Interest in (proficiency ideal) Search Engine Optimization and blog writing
• Available to work up to 10 hours per week
• Available for skype (or phone) calls and emails
• This position can and likely will be remote!

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

** LOOKING TO FILL IMMEDIATELY **

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DETAILS

• Available to work between up to 10 (editorial) up to 20 hours (design) per week. This will vary
• This is a 4 month internship program
• REMOTE position – though a local (denver area) intern is welcome!
• Ideally a design/journalism student but also not a steadfast requirement. We will complete all necessary documentation for our interns who prefer to receive college credit for the internship. This is an unpaid internship. Please note that we are flexible, and totally understand you’ll likely also be working elsewhere!

Interested? Please send your resume and portfolio (please link to your website and/or client work) to heidi@spitfiregirldesign.com. Please list “DESIGN INTERN or EDITORIAL INTERN” in your subject line and mention why you’d like to work at Spitfiregirl.

Due to the overwhelming response, we regret we cannot respond to every applicant. We will reply back in more detail to those we are interested in interviewing.

Thanks and good luck!

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