Junior Graphic Designer Internship

Title: Junior Graphic Design Intern
Location: Niles, IL
Reports to: Creative Director

 The Company:

Imbibe is a leading innovator in the beverage industry. Our clients benefit from our holistic approach to product development where we engineer every beverage from the bottom up. We design custom components, such as ingredient blends, flavors and finished beverages for every project we work on, Imbibe combines a powerful synergy of innovation, technical expertise and dedication to ensure our clients never settle for anything but the best.

The Position:

The Junior Graphic Designer will help deliver on all creative needs for the company. As a Junior Graphic Designer you will work as a part of the Marketing and Creative team developing compelling design and creative solutions. Ideal candidates must be self-motivated, diligent and maintain a strong desire to continue growing. Position requires a highly organized, detail-oriented, forward-thinking and exceptionally skilled designer with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Product Branding: conception, execution and revision of brands, logos and package design.
  • Identity: internal brand expansion and collateral, signage, event material
  • Marketing: product/brand collateral, client presentations, marketing kits
  • Photography: product photography, office photography, headshots
  • Web Design: new and existing web design, CMS maintenance (WordPress)
  • Production: Print knowledge, hands-on production

Qualification and Requirements:

  • Strong graphic and typographic design skills mandatory
  • An artistic sensibility
  • Excellent craftsmanship
  • Appreciation for both the process and the aesthetic
  • Passionate about the design community, trends, new techniques and creating fresh, new design
  • Can work independently at a fast pace with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Possess the ability to think out of the box and create designs from scratch
  • Attention to detail with the revision and finalization process in mind
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Ai and Ps, Ae or Pr a bonus
  • Photography and digital cleanup

Some other things we need to see:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Creative thinker
  • Takes initiative
  • Can work at a fast pace, adaptable
  • Takes ownership of projects
  • Good communication with all levels of organization
  • Detail and deadline-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Resourceful
  • Highly organized with notes, files, and project details

Would be considered a bonus:

  • Motion graphics: creating motion content for presentations or as case studies on our website
  • Video: shooting and editing office videos (promotional, scientist spotlights, etc)
  • An interest in ping-pong

Hours and Compensation:

6 month internship with potential to become Full Time permanent
Paid, entry-level hourly wage

How to apply:

Please send e-mail titled Junior Graphic Design Internship with resume and portfolio to abashara@imbibeinc.com. Submissions without both will not be accepted.

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