Graphic Design Internship
Location: Chicago, IL Posted: Feb 5
Radio Flyer holds a special place in people’s hearts. This is true because Radio Flyer transports people to a happy time, to the best parts of childhood, a time when anything was possible. For over 95 years, our company has produced children’s products that bring smiles and create warm memories that last a lifetime and the Radio Flyer brand has become an American icon. Beyond our classic Little Red Wagon ™, today Radio Flyer produces tricycles, scooters, wagons, and many other ride-ons that have fueled our growth and success. Radio Flyer is a recognized leader in the toy industry, headquartered in Chicago – headed by Robert Pasin, grandson of the company founder.
Radio Flyer has consistently been recognized as a top workplace and received numerous awards such as, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Wall Street Journal’s Top Small Workplaces, Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and Crain’s Best Places to Work. Having fun at Radio Flyer isn’t just another perk, it’s a job requirement!
We are committed to a culture that embraces positive energy, achieves results and drives business growth. At Radio Flyer we live by the Little Red Rule, “Every time we touch people’s lives, they will feel great about Radio Flyer!”
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The Graphic Design intern position will play an important role in marketing. Working with the Marketing Team, your specific responsibilities include:
•Design packaging artwork for Radio Flyer products.
•Design visuals for digital, on-line promotion of the Radio Flyer brand.
•Assist at photo and video shoots.
•Manage digital assets.
•Design material for internal customers, including sales presentations and company events.
•The ideal candidate will be a college junior or senior, majoring in Graphic Design with a 3.0+ grade point average
•Experience working with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
•Experience with video creation: storyboarding, filming, basic animation and editing
•Creative, Hands-on, innovative; results oriented; strong ability to prioritize objectives and meet aggressive timelines
•Self-motivated, proactive, capable of working independently and as part of a team
•Capacity to understand creative/graphic trends and recommend visual and design direction
Above all, the individual must be an effective problem solver who is committed to our values of • FUNomenal Customer Experiences • Live with Integrity • Yes I Can • Excellence in Everything • Responsible for Success!
S/he will know how to balance multiple priorities, and work toward big picture objectives without losing sight of important details. Organization, planning, execution, and follow-up skills are important.
Energy and enthusiasm are essential. The right person will be willing and able to do whatever it takes to get the job done. This position is ideally suited to an individual who is able to balance creativity with good analytical skills and stay focused on results – someone who enjoys problem solving, loves challenge, and is committed to continuous improvement. Warmth, honesty, integrity, and humor are also important characteristics.
Radio Flyer is looking for people who live our values and who support our vision and mission!
Radio Flyer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.