• Graphic Design Internship

    Location US-PA-Warrendale
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  • Overview

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    The Graphic Design Intern will work closely with the Creative Team concepting and designing in-store and digital campaigns, packaging, and advertising materials that creatively and consistently reflect the company's fashion-forward brand identity. A substantial degree of creativity is expected. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work within tight deadlines, are key attributes of this position.


    This is a paid internship (40 hours per week). The duration of the Summer Internship Program is approximately 12 weeks beginning in May 2019.


    • Responsible for participating in designing and developing projects from concept to production, to include: creating original designs and developing art for point-of-purchase, presentations, advertisements, web, and creating graphics for Company presentations
    • Managing multiple design projects which involves collaborating and supporting cross-functional internal business partners in creating necessary artwork related to rue21 branding initiatives
    • Working closely with the Senior Brand Manager on the design and production of all in-store campaigns and web assets
    • Coordinating with outside suppliers / vendors as needed for final production of deliverables


    • Junior or Senior year, working toward a degree in Graphic Design or related field
    • Comfortable working with and managing outside vendors and printers with a solid understanding of the printing process
    • Prior retail experience preferred
    • High degree of proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
    • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
    • Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams
    • Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
    • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment


    • Results Orientation: demonstrates the ability to consistently deliver business results by meeting deadlines and achieving goals
    • Communication: effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication
    • Teamwork/Collaboration: effectively develops relationships and encourages idea-sharing that facilitates the accomplishment of goals
    • Initiative: proactively seeks opportunities to work outside of job scope to assist department or cross-functional team and demonstrates the ability to go beyond what is required to achieve goals
    • Personal Adaptability: demonstrates the ability to embrace change and effectively adjusts to new or altered processes within the business environment


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