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Graphic Design Internship

About this Job

TGW is a social impact marketing and creative studio, a Certified B Corp, and a 1% for the Planet member that partners with forward-thinking businesses to tell their stories.

TGW is looking for a spring Design (graphic design and web) intern in Rochester, NY to play an integral role in a diverse set of projects. This role requires conceptualization and creation of design, web, production and strategic creative deliverables. This teammate will be heavily involved in day-to-day work and communication across internal projects.

*This application requires a strong web and graphic design portfolio*

Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Front End Web Design + Digital Design
  • Examples include
  • Landing page creation
  • Large campaign creative – activation across multiple channels (paid and owned)
  • Social design – Creative design for client campaigns resize and reformatting for appropriate platform (strong working knowledge and experience)
  • CMS – The big ones, WordPress, Shopify, Drupal, etc
  • HTML + CSS
  • Email Marketing Tools – Mailchimp
  • Design template creation
  • Print
  • Examples include
  • Sales collateral (postcards, sale sheets, report design)
  • Print production and coordination
  • Packaging design
  • Large format (banners, trade show signage etc)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Earning a degree in graphic design, visual communication design, or related field
  • Passion for staying up-to-date on current marketing trends
  • Enthusiasm for learning new things and a positive attitude
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Creativity
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management skills/ability to balance multiple assignments
  • Basic understanding of design software – Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator Strong copy and content development and writing skills
  • Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, Squarespace, etc)
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Decision Making skills

To apply, email contact@tgwstudio.com and be sure to include the following things:

*In lieu of a cover letter, please write up a quick paragraph on one social or environmental cause or issue for which you hold a strong passion and some detail on why.

*Portfolio link

TGW Studio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. TGW Studio embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (Minorities/Women/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities)

Founded in 2012 by Lisa Kribs, TGW Studio is an LGBTQ+/non-binary/women-owned and -operated social impact marketing firm that partners with forward-thinking brands to tell their stories. We’re a full-service marketing firm proudly creating and communicating purposeful experiences for businesses and organizations across sectors and society.

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