Visual Designer Intern at K12 Services

Posted in Design 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Herndon, Virginia

Job Description:

SUMMARY: An Intern is responsible for assisting with various projects within the department he/she is assigned to at K12.  Essential functions may vary from administrative, clerical and support level work to more hands-on tactical work as determined by business needs.  We are a brand with the clear purpose of bringing the JOY of learning back into education. For design, this means a rare chance to use your skills to change minds, change lives and an even history. To get there we need your help. Design As a graphic arts disciple, you know the power behind the dynamic visual design.  Are you a student interested in building real-world graphic design experience with an talented team? We’re a forward-thinking creative team looking for a talented and knowledgeable designer with fresh, creative ideas and an excellent eye for detail.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the business, needs and business goals

  • Creates and prepares various content, presentations and materials as needed

  • Executes tasks by utilizing various technologies and platforms specific to the business

  • Provides additional support to the team as needed

  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design

  • Create and assist graphics and design layouts for print ads, flyers, email and digital assets

  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art

  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them

  • Should be able to work independently and great at time management

  • Determine the message the design should portray

  • Work with team in an Agile process

  • Bring the conceptual creative solution to each project

  • Receive feedback from the Creative Director and Graphic Design Manager and make necessary changes

Supervisory Responsibilities:


This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.


  • Currently pursuing a High School Diploma or equivalent OR

  • Currently pursuing a BS/BA or MS/MA degree) OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.


  • Graphic Design major preferred

  • Basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, color, and other graphic design fundamentals

  • Experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills

  • Previous Internship

  • Strong creative and analytical skills

  • Compelling portfolio of graphic design work

  • Ability to clear require background check

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • This is a home-based position

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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