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Graphic Design Intern–unpaid with travel stipend

BBC STORYWORKS INTERN

Description

BBC StoryWorks is the creative studio with newsroom values – an agile content marketing and production agency within BBC Worldwide that embodies the BBC’s creative spark and rigorous editorial quality to help brands connect to audiences through beautifully crafted storytelling.

BBC StoryWorks North America is looking for a dynamic intern with graphic design experience to join our team for the Spring 2017 semester. Intern will help design marketing and sales collateral, as well as create mock-up designs of new creative digital content ideas to be introduced to our advertising partners. This will be an opportunity to gain experience with the commercial and editorial content of a trusted global brand, collaborating across editorial, sales, and product teams to develop exciting digital solutions for the BBC’s advertising partners in North America. We’re looking for a someone with a passion for digital design and an interest in the marketing and advertising space, who will thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.

Responsibilities

• Assist in the design and development of creative proposal decks for both RFP responses and proactive pitches to clients across a wide range of industries, including tech, travel, auto, finance, consumer products, and more.

• Create graphics and mock content pages to illustrate new creative concepts that will be introduced to the market

• Develop one page guides on various content and event offerings that can be shared on both internal and external channels

• Conduct competitor analysis of creative native advertising campaigns and industry insights across publishers in the US and provide regular updates to the team

• Track and update editorial content calendars and reference documents

• Participate in brainstorming and ideation for custom commercial content solutions across BBC.com properties (BBC World News, BBC Travel, BBC Culture, BBC Earth, BBC Capital, BBC Future, Top Gear, Good Food)

• Become familiar with BBC editorial and commercial policies

• Conduct research on relevant industry events, influencers, and other topics to assist the team during pitch deck preparation periods.

Requirements

• Must be rising junior or senior (previous internship experience preferred)

• Major in Graphic Design, Visual Studies, or related focus. Marketing and Advertising concentrations are a plus.

• Experience with Photoshop, Snagit, or other design programs, with an eye for visual layouts, fonts, etc.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with extensive knowledge of digital and social media.

• Experience with PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

• Preference for design skills (photoshop, snagit or other program) or eye for design and presentation

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send a copy of your cover letter and resume with link to online portfolio to BBCWA.InternRequests@bbc.com, subject line “BBC Spring 2018 Internship, (Name of Internship Position).” In your cover letter, please specify which department you are applying for, verify if you are eligible for college/academic credit and advise the days you are available to work.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must be able to receive academic credit for the unpaid internships. 

BBC Worldwide Americas offers NYC students a monthly Transit Chek card of $121 to assist with travel costs.

Design Intern (Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon)

US – New York Broadway 770

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.About OathOath is a newly formed company, created in the June, 2017 acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon. The merger brought together two titans of the internet—Yahoo and AOL. With 50+ brands and over 1 billion consumers, Oath is one of the biggest media companies on the planet. There is no limit to our potential to change the industry forever by building brands people love.The Oath Creative Department sits in the MCC (Marketing, Communications, and Citizenship) organization and is responsible for a broad range of creative and content development initiatives that support Oath’s mission: to create brands people love. We develop creative communications across the full suite of 50+ brands—brands as varied as Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Mail, Tumblr, HuffPost, Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, Engadget, Yahoo News, Makers, Build, RYOT, Flickr, Autoblog, Moviefone and other consumer brands. We also support a host of B2B brands, including AOL One, Yahoo Gemini, Brightroll and Verizon Digital Media Services, among others.We are a service organization, working across the company for a wide range of stakeholders. This requires us to build and maintain strong relationships with numerous teams, understand the in’s and out’s of varied businesses, know the products, consumers and cultural contexts for every brand we build. We provide a center of marketing and creative excellence for the entire company.Our environment is fast-paced and demanding but creative and fun. Our team creates benchmark-beating, goal-crushing, award-winning creative. We strive for industry-leading work in a diverse environment of artists, coders, marketers, data scientists, product developers, critical thinkers, problem solvers and creative people of all ilk.Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Graphic Design, Advertising Art Direction, Digital Communication Arts.
  • Must be currently enrolled in university with graduation dates starting December 2017 and onward.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with a talented team of designers, writers, animators, and developers.
  • Learn from seasoned talent on how to apply design theory to a wide range of projects spanning print, digital, events and video.
  • Help create quality branded content in a fast-paced work environment, including but not limited to:
    • Marketing collateral: emails, print media
    • Out-of-home campaigns
    • Digital takeovers
    • Social media content
  • Engage in the brainstorming process with the team.

What You’ll Bring

  • A great attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent command of typography, color theory and composition.
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe creative suite.
  • Mad love for all things digital design.

What We’ll Give You

  • A positive, supportive and nurturing work environment.
  • An awesome team of folks who want to see you grow and succeed.
  • Healthy food, yummy snacks.
  • Exposure to an amazing number of brands and products.
  • An opportunity to get an inside peek of how art and business combine at one of the largest media and tech companies in the world.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.

APPLY ON LINE

Product Designer, Intern London (Summer 2018)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we’re just getting started.Come be part of a talented team of designers passionate about creating the very best product for Facebook’s 1 billion users. As a Product Designer, University Grad, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next feature of News Feed to tweaking pixels right before launch. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design, interaction design, and visual design skills, and you will own the experience for a wide area of the Facebook product.Responsibilities

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our billion users
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
  • Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch (and then some)

Minimum Qualification

  • A portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
  • Currently enrolled in Bachelor’s or Masters degree in design or related design field
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just ‘how it should look’ but ‘what we should build’)
  • Proven ability to execute on visual and interaction details
  • Communication skills – you should be able to articulate your design decisions
  • Experience in web and mobile application design

APPLY ONLINE (must have facebook account)