Graphic Design Intern

Graphic Design Intern2018-10-12T11:55:30+00:00

Full time (40 Hours)

Schedule: Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; flexible depending on Retreat Center events

Come join our growing team! The Himalayan Institute’s offerings are rapidly growing, and how we engage and communicate with our community is critical to the success of our mission. The Creative Services team is looking for an energetic, motivated individual who is interested in learning about professional graphic design in a small non-profit organization. The ideal team member is someone who is highly organized and detail-oriented with proven communication skills, the ability to multi-task and be flexible, and an interest in and aptitude for learning.

Responsibilities:

This position is primarily responsible for assisting in the design of digital marketing and advertising materials, social media advertisements, as well as occasional print advertisement and logos. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Image selection and manipulation including resizing, cropping, resampling, applying text overlay, and other minor modifications
  • Layout, design, and creation of digital and print materials such as flyers, posters, website pages or page elements, infographics, and illustrations
  • Create digital photographs for a wide range of projects; assist with photography shoots
  • Prepare digital assets using scanners and or digital cameras
  • Manage requests from internal customers for visual assets, communicating requirements and progress to team members and the customer
  • Assist Creative Services team in planning and executing digital marketing campaigns

Internship Requirements:

  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Comfortable communicating by phone, email, and in person
  • Ability and desire to work in a dynamic and fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Able to manage time wisely, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple important tasks at once

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design student or recent design graduate
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Experience in design concept, page layout, typography and illustration
  • Knowledge in developing creative concepts
  • Design portfolio and/or website
  • Ideal candidates will have a strong passion for art, quality design, and innovation

Nice to Have:

  • Degree in graphic design or illustration, or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficiency in photo editing, color correction, and image manipulation
  • Experience with Adobe Lightroom
  • Experience building web pages using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript/jQuery
  • Interest in yoga or learning about yoga

The Himalayan Institute is home to residents from all over the country and the world. Our community is held together by dedicated students of life who value collective responsibility and respect for all. We are looking for more than interns—for people wanting to join our community and work toward a common goal. You will be a part of our community living environment, which functions on mutual respect and pride in our organizational mission.

All internships include the following:

  • A minimum commitment of three months unless otherwise stated
  • Benefits of the Himalayan Institute Residential Program, including room and board
  • Access to seminars, yoga classes, and many other opportunities to study with exceptionally experienced teachers
  • Training and support for developing skills in each respective internship
  • The opportunity to stay on as a part of the team after the initial internship

Join Our Team!

Complete the online application, and come join our growing team!