Design Intern

Internship · Blacksburg, Virginia
Department Internship
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $12 Hourly

Design Intern

Job Description


As a Design Intern, you will assist the Senior UX Designer and design team in producing marketing collateral for our clients. The ideal candidate should have a proficient knowledge of graphic design, product and studio photography, physical assembly, prototyping and crafting skills. This position requires self-motivation, professionalism and the ability to handle multiple tasks as a team player.



  • Able to take direction and represent a concept visually
  • Execute design elements to use based on Project Scope
  • Shadow design team as needed to assist the Account Strategist, Content Manager and Social Media Manager to develop the overall look or style of deliverables and appropriate creative direction
  • Assist the design team in generating original visual executions that are both exciting and creatively attractive
  • Deliver work of the highest quality after working with team members to develop new ideas


  • Some college or university or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills to develop healthy team dynamics and inspire collaboration 
  • a strong knowledge of typography, image manipulation, illustration and animation
  • a broad understanding of marketing design and layout 
  • the ability to generate a reliable supply of original ideas and visual concepts
  • the confidence to explain and support your thinking
  • a flexible approach and willingness to adapt your ideas to the needs of the team
  • a keen eye for visual details and accuracy
  • the resilience to perform under pressure and deliver high-quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional design skills, production value, and attention to detail
  • Basic to proficient knowledge with any and/or all of the following:
    • Graphic design
    • Creating moodboards and other design collateral
    • Digital Prototyping and UI design
    • Motion graphics / animation
    • Sketching
    • Videography

  • Ability to create marketing materials for different platforms (e.g. social media, web, print or digital media, etc).

  • Proficient working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and related design tools
  • Some knowledge of Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of web development or web development concepts is a plus

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  • Location
    Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $12 Hourly