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Design Resident, VaynerTalent

New York, United States

Design Resident, VaynerTalent

We create, produce, and distribute premium content at scale for emerging and established Talent personalities (celebrities, CEOs, musicians, artists, athletes, visionaries, etc.).  

We deliver a 2017 blueprint on how to build awareness and equity around your passions, stories, and skills in a way that elevates the demand and size of future business opportunities.

Who you are:

A recent graduate with a passion for creativity and brand strategy, who is excited to explore the different paths that digital advertising has to offer.

A Successful Intern at VaynerMedia:

  • Must be able to commute to Hudson Yards, NYC office.
  • Must be able to bring own laptop to work.
  • Strong reading, writing, and grammar.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Has a hunger to learn and be mentored by a professional.
  • Loves all things digital and understands relevant social media platforms.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment of at least 35 hours per week.

The Program:

  • Educational seminars
  • Mentor program
  • Long-term project
  • Team and company events

What you will do:

  • Work closely with our creative team to:
    • Assist with creative tasks as needed.
    • Understand the ins and outs of personal branding.
    • See what different roles within the team accomplish.
    • Grow presentation skills and refine relationship building as you explore teams
  • Work with our Brand Strategists on VaynerTalent to:
    • Assist with design requests (perform image searches, make edits, etc.)
    • Learn to respond quickly and effectively to client feedback.
    • Perform successfully under tight timelines.
  • Work with our Copywriters to:
    • Create and ghost-write editorial for personal blogs and syndicates
    • Learn to work within a creative unit.
    • Ensure we’re using both words and images to tell a complete story.
    • Build your digital portfolio in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Brainstorm ideas for our extensive portfolio of personalmajor brands.  
    • Help create and polish content, from concept to approval.
    • Learn to design within the aesthetic and voice of our clients.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is enrolled in design school or a recent grad.
  • Has a hunger to learn and be mentored by professionals.
  • Loves all things digital and understands relevant social media platforms.
  • Maintains an active presence online.
  • Is interested in the creative process.
  • Enjoys working in teams and can follow direction.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has a sparkling personality that will mesh well with the existing VaynerMedia family (we love smart people with a dash of quirkiness).
  • Has formal design education OR equivalent experience working professionally.
  • Has a passion for typography, layout, illustration and has a ridiculous attention to detail.
  • Wants or has some experience with information and icon design/ branding.
  • Must know the ins-and-outs of Photoshop and the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must have a start-up mentality, which means flexibility and collaboration are key.

 

How will you stand out?

Bonus Skills & Software Knowledge

  • Adobe Premier
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Additional animation or design software
  • Understanding of personal branding
  • Knowledge of User Experience and Web Design

We'll be impressed if you:

  • Can talk at length about different social platforms, and why you love or hate one/some
  • Have a drive and curiosity that keeps you thriving
  • Understand the abilities/limitations of major social media platforms (design-wise)
  • Have a basic understanding of the abilities/limitations of the major code languages
  • Possess mild to major illustration skills
  • Are obsessed with sports, music, or food- your interests help make the culture vibrant

Please submit a digital portfolio with resume submissions.

This is a 16 week program

Due to overwhelming response in the past, we will only be able to respond to candidates being considered.



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