Graphic Design Intern

Marketing · Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Department Marketing
Employment Type Intern

This position will support and assist THE rAVe Agency creative team, marketing and sales, and graphics team with various creative assets and offer input during creative meetings to help build internal and client campaigns. The ideal candidate is flexible, nimble, can think quickly, has a passion for visual design and produces the highest quality possible. We are looking for someone creative and driven. This role is perfect for someone looking to explore agency and in-house work as THE rAVe Agency offers both experiences.


Essential Functions

  • Designing for various THE rAVe Agency and client brand initiatives, marketing campaigns, and product launches across multiple mediums (web, print, email, social media, motion graphics, video, etc.)
  • Complete various video editing projects
  • Assist in designing and completing emails for various campaigns and client campaigns/projects
  • Design web pages and layouts and create graphics and assets for web applications
  • Develop social media graphic templates for THE rAVe Agency and clients
  • Understanding of design principles and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and maintain good judgment in fast-paced, high-stress environments while managing workload and priorities
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain brand guidelines
  • Assist with sales support activities as needed


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • HTML/CSS experience for front end design styling
  • Ability to create different graphic assets 
  • Ability to take design feedback and incorporate it quickly
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset and enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and receive project feedback
  • Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams
  • Social media management experience is a plus
  • Copywriting experience is a plus


Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluent in the full Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote, and PowerPoint
  • Efficient in Adobe Premiere
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Physical Demands

Employees must be able to spend 8+ hours per day operating a computer to complete work


Work Environment

This is a paid internship, where work will be done in person, at our office in Chapel Hill, NC. It is expected that you work at least 10-15 hours a week on the agreed schedule. Employees must check in with supervisors at the beginning and end of each work period. Employees must be responsive and active on Slack, Wrike and other digital communication platforms while working. Because we are a flexible company, we understand things come up and plans change. If this happens, please inform your manager(s) ASAP. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.


Additional agency opportunities including writing, PR support, creative projection and event work may be assigned or available to you from time to time. We do not want you to feel limited - as we are a small, growing company. We all wear many hats so, as you see areas of interest, we encourage you to think entrepreneurially.


EEO Statement: THE rAVe Agency is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at THE rAVe Agency are based exclusively on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation and all other statuses as protected by the laws and regulations of the United States and/or the state of North Carolina.


Employment at-will: The company does not offer tenure or guaranteed employment. The company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. This is called employment at-will, and this relationship exists regardless of any other written statements or policies contained in any company documents or verbal statements to the contrary.


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  • Location
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Intern