Graphic Design Intern
Dormify is a revolutionary new way that college students can bring style to their lives at school and beyond. We bring small space style solutions to students, and bridge their lifestyle touch points at school to fit with their personal fashion sense. And we want you to help us do this! Dormify is looking for a passionate college student to intern with us, with a focus on graphic design. We’re looking for a smart, creative, and proactive designer to assist the brand's lead graphic designer and provide general digital/print design support for Dormify.com and various distribution channels.
Spring term: January - May 2017 (8 week minimum, 15 hrs/week recommended)
Spring deadline: January 15, 2017
Summer term: May - September 2017 (8 week minimum, 30 hrs/week recommended)
Summer deadline: February 15, 2017
You would wear many hats, but specific tasks might include:
Creating email blasts in Photoshop
Creating website graphics
Image resizing and editing in Photoshop
In-office photoshoots that you may execute on your own
Simple stop motion video editing and animation (not required but strongly encouraged!)
Feedback on new products and buying
Off site photoshoot planning with our creative team
Creating graphics for social media channels
Researching inspiration and creating mood boards for various projects/shoots
Organizing and prepping brand assets for events
Assisting in the creation of marketing and promotional materials
You’re awesome in general, and you:
Are passionate about your work, and take pride in excelling at what you do.
Know how to take a great photo.
Think punctuality and attention to detail are both important.
Are collaborative and work well with other teammates (but can work alone when necessary)
* Are comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
We’ll like you even more if you:
Can create and edit short form videos for social media
Can write a great pun/pop culture reference.
Are handy with Instagram/Snapchat
Take initiative — we know that the best work comes from doing what you love.
Are interested in photography or illustration.
Send us a pic of your current room.
Solid skills in Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator
Strong understanding of general graphic design principles
Strong knowledge and interest in typography
Strong knowledge of image formats and optimization for the web
Must be organized! Keep things clean and easy to find
You must be able to work in our downtown Manhattan offices
* You must know how to use a Mac
Some tips for your cover letter and application:
Be real about who you are, what your interests are, and why you want to intern at Dormify
Share your personal website, Instagram, photos, or Behance account or anything else you find relevant to showing us who you are.
Get to know us:
Dormify breaks the rules of traditional dorm decor with a fashion-forward approach to styling small spaces. We create and curate exclusive products specifically designed for fashion minded college students. We work in an innovative, fast-paced environment, and look for those with creative ways of solving problems. We like ideas, but more than that we like people that can bring their ideas to life.
You get the chance to be part of something new and exciting. We’re an energetic, fun team that loves what we do and finds endless humor in everyday tasks. We’re constantly innovating and changing the way students shop for home décor. There are new ideas, new opportunities, and new areas of the business arising everyday. We have beds in our office. Let’s do this: Please send your resume, cover letter, website/portfolio, blog (if applicable), instagram/twitter handle, etc to [email protected]
See Inside the Office of Dormify
Born from a love of fashion and creative expression, Dormify creates and curates fashionable dorm décor and products for the college-aged girl. Focused on creating a discovery-based commerce experience, Dormify transforms dorms into fashion sanctuaries by guiding users through its collections of step-by-step DIY tutorials, thoughtfully selected inspiration boards, and complimentary stylish content found on its blog.
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