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Graphics Design Intern For Fast Paced Online/Offline Event Company

at iBlack in Washington, DC   —   Apr 05, 2014   |  
Overview
iBlack is a soon to be launched early stage startup with a mission to become the leading lifestyle portal for black America.

We are seeking (2) interns to help design marketing materials for 20 - 30 events per month and the online community built around these events. Types of projects may include website design, print and online advertising, logo design and development, collateral design and event graphics design, and video creation and editing.

Candidates must have graphics experience and be knowledgeable and experienced with technology and comfortable working in a virtual office environment. Interns need to be flexible concerning daily tasks and be able to adapt to rapidly changing projects.

In addition, applicants must be well organized with excellent communication skills, be creative and driven to help make this startup business a success. We are looking for entrepreneurial, highly motivated, and coach-able individuals with goals beyond just having a job.

Culture
Our culture is very laid back. Think silicon valley start up. Our company is fast paced, exciting and highly value creative thinking and initiative. You will have access to internal company technology and resources necessary to be successful in a virtual office environment,

Opportunity
This is an unpaid internship, however the interns selected have the opportunity for high level full time employment and the ability to receive company stock options upon completing certain initiatives. This is an extremely unique opportunity for a group of very motivated individuals to create a business with the help of experienced entrepreneurs. The experiences gained from this position will be unparalleled and invaluable and will set each of these individuals up to be incredibly financially successful.
Responsibilities
Design graphics for 20 - 30 events per month as well as the online community built around these events
Create graphics for advertiser and partner organizations
Establish milestones, goals and track progress
Generate reports on project status
Work with the other teams to brand events
3D design
Web design
Development and maintenance of existing graphics
Video creation and editing
Experience
This Position Is Part Of An Intern Program
Candidates will spend 3-6 months working on the marketing aspects of our start up business.
Required 10-15 hours/week.
Candidates are NOT required to work between normal hours (9:00AM-5:00PM) except for specific reasons such as a planned meeting.
Candidates will be required to track their time and company activities.
Studying for or recently graduated with a degree in Graphic Design preferred
Strong analytical skills Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
We provide our interns with useful feedback regarding their performance throughout their internship
Skills
Proficient skills in Adobe Suite CS5
General understanding of branding
Must have a passion for the creative development process
Strong listening skills and the ability to be open to new ideas from team members, coworkers, industry sources and clients.
Ability to manage several projects with keen attention to details and process
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail and excellent organization skills
Possess creativity, energy, and boundless ideas
MUST be knowledgeable and experienced with technology and comfortable working in a virtual office environment
Basic HTML 5, App, Widget, Wordpress Web design and development skills a plus
Education
Studying for or recently graduated with a degree in Graphic Design preferred
Compensation
Unpaid Internship
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