Student Design Intern

Job Summary

The design intern will work closely with the Director of Design, Branding & Communication within the division of Student Success & Enrollment management to design physical and digital materials for multiple departments across the division.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
  • F ollows university branding guidelines to develop engaging graphics for a wide variety of materials including, but not limited to: branded campaigns and initiatives, events, promotional materials, environmental signage, publication design, social media content.
  • Assists with photo shoots and video productions
Other Duties: Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications: - Must be currently enrolled student at FGCU at the time of hire and throughout the term of employment. - Major/Minor in digital media design, art, marketing or communications - 2.5 GPA or above - Must be proficient with the Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop - Proficient on both the Mac and PC platforms - Must be highly motivated to learn new skills Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with videography, shooting and editing footage in Adobe Premier - Website mock-up basics - Developing and managing content for social media channels Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of professional camera and photography equipment (photo editing, processing photos, portrait photography). - Extensive knowledge of design principles with an emphasis on typography, layout, branding, composition, balance, etc.
  • Knowledge of working with multiple forms of media, imagery, stock art, iconography
  • Demonstrate an understanding of proper file management, preparation for print production and file types
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects
  • Deadline oriented, able to manage multiple projects and submit final files with a quick turn around time
  • Familiarity with social media (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, Tik Tok)
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct and attend meetings for weekly production checks and connecting with clients
  • Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff faculty, students and the community in a collaborative environment
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to think critically and creatively under tight deadlines

All employees are expected to:
  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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