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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN – PAID POSITION

(APPLICATION DATE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019)

A fantastic opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and creative graphic design intern to join our growing Marketing and Design consultancy for a paid fixed 3 month casual position ranging from 5 – 10 hours per week. Flexible working conditions offered in-house at our Keilor East studio, for the right applicant.

Your work and learning will cover all aspects of the design process from conceptualising and creation, right through to creating finished artwork.

You will have the opportunity to design for multiple brands, mostly corporate in nature, and demonstrate your creative flair under the direction of our Creative Director. Projects will range from branding development, sales and marketing collateral, social media, web graphics and beyond. This role may suit a final year student or recent graduate with an accredited graphic design qualification, with subjects studied covering design fundamentals, principles and elements.

Being adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment is also a must, as tight deadlines and turnaround times are common.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Under the guidance of our Creative Director, you will support the design function and apply your skills whilst learning new proficiencies, across all required design projects including:

  • Developing creative concepts for logo identities and branding elements
  • Developing creative concepts and layout for brochures, advertising, packaging, social media and similar
  • Liaising with clients and suppliers regarding artwork queries and proofing through to finished project
  • Supporting marketing team members with client design requirements
  • Creating in-house collateral where needed
  • Designing of in-house and client EDMs
  • Be involved in brainstorming and idea generation sessions relating to design projects
Skills
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign skills using Creative Cloud
  • Proficient in any other industry-based software a bonus
  • Good pre-press and print knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills essential (both verbal and written)
  • Professional
  • Sound understanding of design principles (and when to break them!)
  • Ability to apply the role of ‘play’ and ‘fun’ in their work
  • Ability to prioritise tasks in a fast paced environment and meet daily deadlines with high levels of organisation.
  • Goal and results orientated with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a team player
  • Positive problem solver
  • Mac experienced user
  • WordPress, web design / development & MailChimp skills (desired though not essential)

Qualifications (essential)

  • Qualifications in graphic design, web design and similar

Qualifications / Experience (desired, though not essential)

  • Qualifications in marketing communications
  • Any experience working in a similar role
  • Experience in B2B and / or corporate design
  • Good pre-press and print knowledge

You will be joining an organisation with a passion for client service and innovative ideas (yep, we’re ideapro!), as well as a culture that values the contributions that team members make to the ongoing success of our company. You will be offered an hourly rate based on the Graphic Arts, Printing and Publishing Award 2010 and your qualifications, skillset, level of experience and attitude will all be considered as part of our decision. Flexible working hours will be discussed, with the possibility of an ongoing position.

If this role sounds like the ideal next step in your career development and you feel you have the right skills and a dedicated positive attitude, please send your one-page cover letter, CV and PDF portfolio (no more than 5MB) including your best 5-7 pieces (max) showcasing concept creation through to application, and creative skill across various applications. We welcome you to include a mix of corporate and community projects you may have undertaken to anthony@ideapro.com.au by Friday 28th June 2019. (Extended to Friday 12th July)

Due to the large number of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Only applicants currently in Australia with valid citizenship and the appropriate work visa should apply. Overseas applicants will not be considered. Candidates proposed by recruitment agencies will not be accepted at this time.