Design Intern

The Design Intern assists in the creation of a wide range of deliverables from marketing and promotional collateral, to photo, video, digital and website assets of KIRUNIVERSE. Click to learn more.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

KIRUNIVERSE is a boutique experience marketing firm based in New York, NY. Our mission is to empower artists and entrepreneurs in the limitless expansion of their social impact by way of purpose-driven strategy and content solutions. We stand apart from other firms by placing the practice of self-exploration above the chase of trends and the traps of temporary tips + tricks.


At KIRUNIVERSE, we are committed to building strong, positive, and authentic relationships with our clients, staff, and audience members -- citizens of KIRUNIVERSE. We cultivate community through the regular curation of creative projects prepared and presented passionately by KIRUNIVERSE COLLECTIVE.


KIRUNIVERSE is a minority-owned small business that exists to curate experiences of diversity, inclusion, and endless inspiration. As a member of the team, you will gain firsthand insight into the work that’s put into practice behind the scenes to make this happen and you’ll support in the effective scaling of our mission and daily operations.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Assists in the creation of a wide range of deliverables from marketing and promotional collateral, to photo, video, digital and website assets of KIRUNIVERSE. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Assisting with the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using brand approved graphics

  • Incorporating current design trends and technologies into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads

  • Exercising good judgment when interpreting instructions and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions

  • Utilizing strong written skills and bring effective visual ideas from concept through to completion

  • Creating engaging illustrations and icons for use across website, social media, email, and more

  • Infusing the team with strong creative ideas contributing to the overall creative process of the design team

  • Strategizing designs that will elicit a positive response, communicate important ideas and share company values with viewers

  • Consulting with management to ensure designs adhere to company standards, express desired ideas and represent products accurately

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working toward or recently graduated from a degree in Advertising, Art Direction, Design, Communication Arts, or similar program

  • Must have access to a computer, video conferencing (Zoom), and Google Drive

  • Solid proficiency in conceptual abilities and design softwares such as Canva and Adobe

  • An online portfolio showcasing your creative work

  • An ability to make things, not just think about them

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Maintained self-motivation and proactivity

  • Interest in new and emerging platforms to consider, and an understanding of how to use technology to the advantage of the creative idea

  • Hunger to learn from the management/executive team, interest in finding a great place to grow and push creative boundaries

  • Enjoyment of music, other creative arts at large

  • Communicated passion for people

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

TIME COMMITMENT: MINIMUM TEN HOURS, WEEKLY

CONTRACT TYPE: STUDENT/INTERN (UNPAID, FIXED TERM)

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