Visual Designer - Unpaid Internship


This is an unpaid internship. The Visual Design Intern will receive training and guidance as you learn about visual communications and graphic design within the technology services industry. It's a great opportunity for college students who want to develop leadership, sales and communication skills in a friendly, fast-paced and highly supportive environment. Typical time commitment from interns is approximately 20 hours/week. The length of the internship is 12 week with the possibility of an extension based on performance, job requirements, and availability of the selected candidate.

Location: Chicago, Illinois


Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

  • Establish the look and aesthetics for various interfaces, including websites, mobile devices and apps

  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints

  • Design user-centered interaction models, wireframes, or screen mockups

  • Responsible for management and execution of visual product assets

  • Closely collaborate with IT and business teams to solve complex issues, like interaction models and data visualization

  • Work on email marketing items, presentation materials and interactive event materials

  • Collaborate with various disciplines within the business in order to create transformative, engaging and compelling product visuals that enhances the brand

  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites

  • Develop and update polished Keynote/PowerPoint templates, presentations, and proposals

  • Create materials that follow a specific marketing narrative

  • Create and update print collateral including booklets, brochures, handouts, Sales collateral, etc.

  • Assist in quality assurance and brand alignment for all marketing materials

  • Work with diverse personalities across the firm in an incredibly fast-paced environment.


Required Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities 

  • Current or recent enrollment in a graduate degree program

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and/ or InDesign. InVision experience a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications

  • Problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Experience working with video and editing is a plus

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously in a high-pressure environment under strict time constraints

  • Excellent attention to detail and creative eye or aesthetics in color and typography

  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication

  • Ability to work as a team and autonomously

Required Education and Work Experience

  • Current or recent enrollment in a Business, Marketing, Art and Design, Advertising, Communications or related degree program

  • Education ideally at the graduate level (i.e. Master’s or PhD) although other educational experience will be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Energetic self-starter who is able to work well in a small team and independently.

  • Ability to commit to being in the office 2-3 days per week, 9am-2pm (preferably Tuesdays-Thursdays)

  • Prior experience with Start-ups is a plus


Human™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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