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Chicago

Summer Internship 2019

Summer is coming (we think?) and we’re back looking for some top-notch summer interns to join our creative, technology/development, and strategy teams.

From June through August, designory interns will be fully immersed in ad agency life. We’re all about storytelling here, so get ready for lots of passionate conversations and discussions across departments and disciplines. We want you to learn about our work, how we do it, and what drives us to create those stories that matter – both for ourselves and our clients – so that you can feel confident in your career path in marketing and advertising.

And since it’s summer, there’s no shortage of events including workshops, company outings, happy hours, and more.

Also: Yes, this is a paid internship. Yes, hours are full time and (somewhat) flexible. Yes, we have snacks (and Wednesday breakfasts.)

Interested? Here’s what we need from you:

  • Be a current student or recent graduate in marketing and advertising.
  • A cover letter and mention the team with which you’re interested being an intern:
    • Creative: Art direction/design or copywriting
    • Technology & development
    • Strategy
    • Resume.
    • Portfolio samples.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Creative: Art direction/design or copywriting:

  • Brainstorm, concept, and create compelling product stories for print and digital media
  • Collaborate with Creative team, Project Management, Production and Studio to achieve the best solutions for assignments
  • Design concepts, produce comps, and deliver storyboards presentations
  • Apply design (GUI) to wireframes and/or concept sketches
  • Keep current on design/production trends, materials, and developments
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Sketch; After Effects is a plus

Technology & development:

  • Proficient with implementing design and hand coding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience in responsive design concepts, challenges, and techniques
  • CSS pre-processor experience (SASS is preferred)
  • Exposure to and/or experience with ES6
  • Exposure to front-end templating (Handlebars.js or similar libraries)
  • Node.js experience (or an active desire to learn it)
  • Task runner experience (Gulp is preferred)

Strategy:

  • Develop compelling, integrated marketing strategies that guide the creative process and deliver results based on client goal
  • Transform complex product information into compelling customer stories
  • Identify key insights and messaging themes from customer data, competitive analysis and product knowledge to inform the creative brief
  • Support development of digital and UX strategies that deliver customer-centric experiences
  • Work collaboratively with creative, technology and account teams across multiple projects

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.