Graphic Design Intern Application
Company: Weston Backcountry
Location: Denver, CO / Opportunity to work remote
Position Type: Internship
Duration: 3 Months (June-August)
Compensation: 2x hardgoods of your choice (snowboard, ski or splitboard)
About Weston Backcountry:
Weston Backcountry is a leading outdoor equipment and gear company specializing in backcountry snowboarding and skiing. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, innovative products to outdoor enthusiasts who seek adventure in the backcountry. Our mission is to inspire and empower individuals to explore the wilderness while promoting sustainable practices and environmental stewardship.
We are seeking a highly creative and motivated Graphic Design Intern to join our marketing team. As a Graphic Design Intern at Weston Backcountry, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of design projects including digital, print, snowboards, skis, softgoods and more while contributing to the overall visual identity and branding of the company. You will work closely with the Marketing Manager and other team members to bring concepts to life and help enhance our brand presence in the outdoor industry.
- Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to develop and execute visual designs for various marketing materials, including but not limited to social media graphics, website banners, email newsletters, advertisements, packaging, and promotional materials.
- Assist in the creation and maintenance of design assets, such as templates, icons, and style guides, to maintain visual consistency across different platforms.
- Help produce visual assets for trade shows, events, and other marketing initiatives, such as brochures, flyers, banners, and signage.
- Support the team in designing and updating website graphics, user interfaces, and other digital assets to improve the user experience.
- Stay up to date with design trends and industry best practices, and proactively contribute ideas to enhance Weston Backcountry's visual communication strategies.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product development, and sales, to understand project requirements and deliver designs that meet business objectives.
- Assist with photo retouching, image editing, and color correction as needed.
- Contribute to the overall creative brainstorming and ideation process, sharing fresh perspectives and innovative design concepts.
- Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree/diploma in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related field.
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other graphic design tools.
- Strong portfolio demonstrating a range of design skills, including layout, typography, color theory, and illustration.
- Solid understanding of design principles and the ability to apply them to create visually compelling designs.
- Excellent attention to detail, time management skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders.
- Passion for outdoor sports, backcountry adventures, and environmental sustainability is a plus.
- Hands-on experience working in a dynamic and fast-growing outdoor equipment company.
- Opportunity to contribute to the visual identity and branding of a respected brand in the outdoor industry.
- Mentorship and guidance from experienced design professionals.
- Networking opportunities within the outdoor sports industry.
- Flexible work hours to accommodate academic schedules (if applicable).
- Potential for future growth and advancement within the company.
- 2x hardgoods of your choice (snowboard, ski or splitboard)
Note: This job description outlines the general nature and key responsibilities of the position. It is subject to change and does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned based on organizational needs.
To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and interest in the role. Weston Backcountry is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be considered. Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.