Graphic Design Internship / Internship / Paid
Brooklyn NY US
Join URBAN-X, the accelerator for startups reimagining city life, for a paid graphics design internship in Brooklyn, New York.
The Business Innovation Team at MINI team creates beyond-the-car, innovative products and services targeted to the creative class in urban hubs like New York, Shanghai, Madrid and Berlin. The division includes URBAN-X and A/D/O.
URBAN-X is a venture accelerator that educates, invests in and advocates for companies shaping the future of cities through technology and design. Every six months URBAN-X invests $150,000 in up to ten startups that are trying to solve city problems. A/D/O is a vibrant design space in Brooklyn that’s open to the public but tailored to design professionals – providing then with a space to work, develop and play. This breakthrough concept disrupts the public and private workspace model, has a world-class restaurant, a curated design shop and a lively cultural calendar full of design-focused events and research programs.
We are looking for a Graphic Design Intern to join our team to help create highly compelling visual assets, brand guidelines and communications for startups in our portfolio.
This will include visual and conceptual exploration of each brand’s unique characteristics – defining their one of voice through mood boards and other visual assets, giving them unique recognizability through highly considered palette of visual elements and ensuring their brand visually speaks the language of their prospective customers, keeping user research and personas in mind at every step of the process. They will also formalize the results of the exploration into useful documents like brand guidelines, creating brand assets such as logos, collateral such as business cards and designing pitch decks. The candidate will be working under the supervision of the Art Director and the Design Director at URBAN-X.
This internship will begin in the beginning of June 2019 and will be approximately 28 hours per week for at least two months.
The position will be based in Brooklyn, NY.
MINI Business Innovation is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
• Student status meeting one or more of the areas below:
• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Masters’ Program with a concentration in Graphic Design, Communication Design and Brand Design.
• OR Graduated no more than 12 months prior to internship start date.
• Prior internship and/or relevant work experience.
• Available for approximately 28 hours per week.
• Educated and experienced in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.