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||Graphic Design Intern β?? Product Marketing Paid Services
||Internet/Online/New Media, Web Development
||Graphic Design Intern Product Marketing Paid Services
Time Frame: Fall/Winter 2012
Location: Dulles, VA
Hours: Part-time 20 hours/week
AOL Inc. is seeking a Graphic Design intern to join our Paid Services team, based in Dulles, Virginia.
If you are comfortable with a fast-paced production schedule and a knack for creating innovative marketing graphics for marketing web page designs and emails, this is an excellent opportunity to work at one of the leading internet companies in the country. This individual will work as part of the Paid Services Product Marketing team to generate visual marketing material, and syndicate it for various marketing channels on a daily basis. A cool head, grace under pressure, and the ability to work alongside a variety of skill levels and personalities will be the keys to success. Must live by the motto, there is no I in team.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Design crisp, attractive ad banner creative to specifications for marketing placements, starting with anything from talking points to fully developed artwork provided to be used for concepts, in production on a new product microsite or in eMails.
Produce online marking materials and sales collateral.
Provide your perspective to help continuously improve the member experience.
Pitch in as needed on larger projects and working with the AOL product teams and partners which consist of top consumer brands and marketing agencies.
Our Great Expectations:
Great at organizing information concisely and attractively in limited spaces (think 300x150-px image)
Versatile in use of fresh creative elements and ideas
Experienced in designing for the web
Patience and diligence in working to satisfy sometimes vague and frequently changing ad requirements from merchants
Able to take direction and work independently, creatively, and quickly
Comfortable with rapid-fire communication over email with several people
Have an eye for ad design and an ability to think like a local business and also like a site user
Disciplined and attentive to detail
Experience with stock photo sites, purchasing and cataloging images and managing image rights
An organized multi-tasker who can self-manage his or her time and proactively
What We Look For:
Currently enrolled college junior, senior or graduate
Complete knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
The ability to work with PCs and Macs
Strong typography skills
Endless energy and ideas, with a can-do attitude.
Intelligent and articulate; Excellent communication skills are a must.
Detail-oriented and organized.
Positive, collaborative team player who can work well with internal teams and freelancers
Adaptable - able to change priorities rapidly and thrives under pressure
Focused with keen ability & drive to execute in a fast paced, ever changing environment
Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And were always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks
and future, too. At AOL were focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.