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TypeInternship
ClassFull-time
Date3/10/2017
CompanyAFL
TitleGraphic Design Internship - Fall '17
RegionSouth Carolina
CityGreenville/Spartanburg
StateSC
Web Site www.aflglobal.com
Company Profile

AFL provides industry-leading fiber optic products and services across the globe. Our company was founded in 1984 with a single fiber optic cable and now we manufacture over two thousand products, employ over 5,000 associates and consistently generate annual sales in excess of a billion-dollars in revenue. With our commitment to professional growth and employee development, let AFL “Connect” you to your next career opportunity!

Summary

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with a wide variety of marketing projects for our various lines of business at AFL. This is an exciting opportunity for a college student to learn from industry leading creatives and designers and to gain work experience while using their education. This individual will be immersed in a variety of marketing aspects preparing the individual for a career in business, marketing, or graphic design, marketing, communications, or business.

Description

The Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for:

  • Executing changes and updates to data sheets, brochures, programs, catalogs and product profiles. 
  • Designing and preparing community and PR projects (flyers, posters, logos, etc.) 
  • Supporting the marketing department on a wide variety other projects through implementing design solutions.
Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Must currently be a student at a four year college or university with a minimum 2.75 GPA. 
  • Experience creating graphics working with appropriate tools 
  • Working knowledge of digital file preparation for a variety of print media 
  • Computer illustration, photography, and photo retouching experience a plus 
  • Creative graphical capabilities 
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.) 
  • Experience with Dreamweaver a plus 
  • The knowledge of how to prepare digital files for a variety of print media. 
  • Task oriented with the ability to execute a given project from start to finish in a timely manner. 
  • Strong ‘team player’ skills enabling collaboration within marketing communications team as well as select interaction with the various business units within AFL. 
  • All candidates must provide a portfolio of their work to Mary Beth Blum at mary.blum@AFLglobal.com 
  • Must work at least 20 hours a week during the internship term and a minimum of three days each week 
  • Available terms - Summer 2017
Competencies for Success:
  • Detail-oriented with strong design skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task. 
  • Ability to work independently, but also work as a contributing member of the Marketing Communications team. 
  • Enthusiasm for the design process.

Personal Profile Attributes:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and in time-sensitive situations; aptitude to coordinate multiple tasks and projects simultaneously; customer-focused.
Compensation & Benefits 
 

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