Graphic Design Intern

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Make-A-Wish

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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area is seeking a creative and conscientious self-starter with graphic design skills who is passionate about our mission and interested in building their portfolio with a nationally recognized non-profit brand. This position works with the marketing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and design print and digital materials
  • Retouch and prepare photos for a variety of use cases, including social media
  • Adhere to Make-A-Wish brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadline
  • Use graphic design software and work with a wide variety of media
  • Collaborate with the marketing team and others to develop design concepts
  • Receive feedback from Make-A-Wish staff members and make necessary changes
  • Assemble final files for print as needed; liaise with print vendors for quality control
  • Occasionally produce more complex media, such as animated graphics
  • Ensure a wide variety of graphics projects are completed as needed on deadline

Qualifications:

  • Strong graphic design skills-knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, color, and other graphic design fundamentals
  • Strong creative skills and an eye for detail
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Experience with and knowledge of social media platforms from a graphics standpoint
  • Work proactively and independently, communicating well with marketing staff
  • Commitment to maintaining brand standards on behalf of Make-A-Wish
  • Additional visual communications skills such as videography, photography, or HTML a plus

Commitment:

10-15 hours a week; flexible schedule. Some work can be done remotely, although we prefer someone who can be in the office at least four hours a week. Please indicate your availability and preferred hours in your cover letter.

Majors:

Graphic design, digital arts, or related field preferred

Minimum G.P.A. is 3.0

This is a volunteer position. College credit may be available depending on the requirements of your college or university.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter; resume; and portfolio/work samples via email to:

volunteer@SFWish.org

No phone calls please.

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About Make-A-Wish

Location:

1333 Broadway Ste 200, Oakland, CA 94612, US

Mission Statement

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Description

Make-A-Wish is a charitable non-profit organization whose purpose is to fulfill magical wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. Proceeds from the Make-A-Wish fundraising efforts are used to fulfill children's dreams and create special memories for the entire family.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1333 BroadwaySte 200Oakland, CA 94612

(37.80415,-122.27181)
 

SKILLS

  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Graphic Design

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-15 hours a week; flexible schedule. Some work can be done remotely, although we prefer someone who can be in the office at least four hours a week. Please indicate your availability and preferred hours in your cover letter.

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