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Spitfiregirl Spring 2013 Internships

2013 Spring internship program at Spitfiregirl Design

It’s that time again! We are looking for two smart, creative, and energetic interns to join our studio for our Spring 2013 Internship Program. Our clients are primarily in the wedding, event & fashion industries, so a LOVE of pretty pictures and fun content is a must! These are 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. Think this could be you? then please read below for all the details…

DESIGN INTERN
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.

Duties to include:
• 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

Requirements:
• Portfolio of design work that includes web, print, and identity projects
• Demonstrated proficiency in Photoshop (masking, brushes, layers), Illustrator, and InDesign.
• 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 highly preferred (San Francisco) but not a steadfast requirement
• 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) 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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EDITORIAL INTERN
We have lots of ideas for our blog and social media channels, but little time to implement them! We are looking for an organized and creative writer who is interested in penning unique point of view posts, loves finding great photography or artwork to visually support it (and credits accordingly) and knows their way around WordPress.

Duties to include:
• research and content curation
• Article writing
• content organization
• creating a blogging schedule
• coordinate with our content providers
• creation of mood boards and photoshop templates to support blog topics
• SEO optimization (training provided)
• Implementation of content into wordpress blog and social media channels (twitter, facebook, pinterest)

Requirements:
• A strong writer with a fun, witty personality
• Proactive & good at multi-tasking. Efficient!
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Currently maintains your own blog (or can demonstrate proficiency in the above)
• Experience with twitter, pinterest and Facebook
• Proficiency in WordPress
• Interest in (proficiency ideal) Search Engine Optimization and blog writing
• Available to work 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 personal blog to info@spitfiregirldesign.com. Please list “editorial intern” in your subject line and mention your top 5 favorite blogs and why you’d like to write for Spitfiregirl.

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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!

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