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Graphic Design Internship with Los Angeles Chargers in Costa Mesa · CA

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Web/Creative Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
The Los Angeles Chargers are looking to add an energetic and talented graphic design intern to the growing creative team. Coming off of a thrilling 12-4 season and with the opening of the new LA Stadium - our future home in 2020 - quickly approaching, this is electrifying time to join the squad. The graphic design intern position helps support all departments of the Chargers organization in the production of graphic design and creative services. This is a hands-on, paid, full-time internship and entails 40+ hours during the week (Monday-Friday) at the Hoag Performance Center in Costa Mesa and weekends and holidays whenever needed.

  • Assist with the design of various print and digital collateral for all departments within the organization while adhering to brand guidelines
  • Participate in the ideation and execution of print and digital/social graphics i.e. ads, invitations, sales decks, printed collateral, web banners, infographics, motion graphics, and in-stadium graphics
  • Knowledge of pre-press and print production
  • Assist with photography for gamedays, practice, and other team events; publish and manage galleries on the team site, assist with photo archiving
  • Uphold all brand standards and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in arts, graphic design, digital media, advertising, or 2 years of experience in related field
  • Senior or recent graduate from an accredited university with 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
  • Advanced to expert level in Adobe Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere
  • Experience with any of the following is considered a plus: HTML & CSS coding, JavaScript programming, web design, motion graphics, photography, illustration, animation, logo design
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Experience on all social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a fast-paced, energetic, team environment
  • Highly organized, creative, and keen attention-to-detail
  • Strong communication and management skills
  • Must be willing to grow, keep up with industry trends, and take creative direction
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude, considerate of evolving needs of others
  • Strong preference for candidates with experience in sports and entertainment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including; extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Duration of internship is from July 2019 to July 2020.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and a link to your portfolio. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applications without a portfolio will not be reviewed.

Local California residents preferred. Must be willing to relocate or commute to Costa Mesa, CA for the duration of the internship. Qualified candidates who are out of state, must be willing to relocate at their own expense.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Link to portfolio?

  3. Level of experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript?

  4. Are you willing to relocate or commute to Costa Mesa, CA at your own expense?

  5. When is your earliest start date?

  6. What is the greatest lesson you have ever learned?


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