Design Intern (3 month contract)

Posted on: 
April 1, 2024

Who We Are

Hi! We’re Thinkingbox, a global creative collective shaping the future of brands through craft and curiosity. Our team brings together unique perspectives in design, technology, and strategy that push the boundaries for our clients to create work that is innovative. We are a curious bunch that loves to think big, continuously learn, and create. We love our culture and the natural collaboration that happens in and around our five offices, from dog parties to happy hour Fridays, we maintain a vibrant work environment. However, for one month a year we encourage our people to explore the world. Try working from another office or even the beaches of Bali and expand your worldview, then bring that experience back to the team.

The Opportunity

Thinkingbox is looking to add an eager, talented, and creative Design Intern to join our award-winning team in Los Angeles! We're looking for an individual who is passionate about creating game-changing, innovative work, comfortable with working on anything from high profile multimedia experiential activations, to microsites and larger platform websites. As a Design Intern, you will work closely with our talented team of Designers and Creative Directors to create visually stunning campaigns for our clients. You will be responsible for supporting the design team in various tasks including ideation, conceptualization, and execution of design concepts. At Thinkingbox, we value creativity, innovation, and a passion for pushing boundaries. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment where you can grow your skills and gain hands-on experience in the exciting world of advertising and design.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Work with the team to define the look and feel for digital campaigns and projects
  • Collaborate with our team to transform wireframes and/or loose visual concepts into high fidelity designs
  • Contribute ideas and on-trend, design pixel perfect artwork, design systems, assets from mood boards through to final delivery
  • Develop solutions that respond to client parameters and project briefs
  • Creating design documentation (such as style guides)
  • Collaborate and brainstorm with producers, and creative and development team
  • Presenting finalized ideas and concepts to supervisors and producers
  • Assist with ideation and creation of design concepts for campaigns
  • Create and edit design assets for various projects
  • Collaborate with the design team to execute high-quality designs
  • Help with preparing files for production and assisting in the production process
  • Support the design team with research and inspiration gathering
  • Participate in brainstorms and help develop creative solutions for client challenges
  • Contribute to a positive team environment and culture

What You’ll Bring

  • Recently completed (or in progress towards) a degree in Graphic Design, Advertising, or a related field
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience with Figma
  • Knowledge of digital + web design (websites, digital interfaces, etc)
  • Knowledge of UI/UX and UX processes (intaking product requirements, creating wireframes, building prototypes, etc)
  • Ability to take art direction and critique
  • Must have a keen eye for detail
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Understanding of typography, layout, and contemporary digital design
  • Interest in emerging technologies and design trends
  • Ability to collaborate with a team and also work autonomously
  • Strong design skills and a passion for creative problem-solving
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A portfolio showcasing your design skills and creativity

Equal Opportunity

Here at Thinkingbox, we are committed to building an environment where our employees continuously feel included, valued and heard. Diversity is our creative strength and it’s a combination of our unique experiences and perspectives that make for some of the best problem-solving. The result? Creativity, growth and innovation. We strongly encourage all applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender identity to apply.

Additional Info

  • Mentorship program
  • Flexible time off / paid vacation / sick days
  • Culture events
  • Office lunches
  • Employee recognition and incentive program
  • Seasonal parties
  • Company swag
  • Industry events
  • Dog-friendly offices
  • Unlimited coffee, drinks, snacks
  • Hybrid (3 days in-office in Culver City / week)
  • Flex / travel work options
  • Extended health benefits
  • 401K matching (US)

To Apply

Thank you for taking the time to apply to Thinkingbox! Please remember to include your resume and links to your online portfolio with your application (if applicable). Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact everyone who applies. Note: all applications are stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities with us!

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