Graphic/Web Design Internship – Fantastic Opportunity

Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract type
868 days ago


Graphic design internship provides an excellent opportunity for a post graduate with graphic design skills to gain experience working in website design.

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

Salary: Reasonable travel and lunch expenses paid

Job Type: Internship / Voluntary (up to 6 months)

Hours: Full time / Flexible

Start Date: November 2012/As soon as possible

Metakinetic is a fast-growing full service ecommerce and digital agency with a rapidly expanding client base and one of the founding companies of Berkshire Digital, a highly respected digital community in Berkshire. We support our clients with a wide variety of graphic design services to support their marketing plans and are continually developing and building our strong and knowledgeable design team.

The successful intern will be taught about and have the opportunity to:

-Gain more knowledge about working in a real office environment
-Improve your HTML & CSS skills by learning advanced techniques to construct website templates, landing pages and emails; this will also include learning the nuances between them.
-Work closely with our design team on ecommerce and content managed websites and application interfaces by transforming business requirements and customer needs into compelling user experiences.
-Assist our team by designing and coding web related media from concept to production, including landing pages, campaign sites, individual graphic assets and multimedia.
-Participate in design iteration projects for search engine and e-commerce site optimisation efforts.
-Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with a team that includes Marketers, Search Engine Marketers, Developers and Designers.
-Communicate design rationale through development of wireframes, user scenarios, mock-ups and HTML prototypes.

This internship offers the right candidate a rich learning experience in a young, dynamic and highly respected company that is focused on driving its success and growth.

The ideal candidate for the role will fit the following profile:

-Solid, demonstrated grasp of design and front-end development for web-based media
-Attention to quality and detail
-Creative problem solver with a positive attitude
-Understanding of the need to balance monetization with aesthetics and usability
-Ability to articulate and relate design-based decisions to business goals
-Willingness to work as part of a team and embrace a collaborative work environment
-Passion and energy for usable web and interaction design
-Passion for the web design industry and ability to demonstrate this through a current and maintained awareness of design and development trends
-Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the following concepts as they relate to web design: HTML, CSS layout and basic JavaScript ; Cross-browser and cross-platform design issues ; Web standards (W3C Compliance) ; Usability and accessibility principles ; Information Architecture principles ;User experience concepts ; Interaction design.

During their time at Metakinetic, the successful intern will learn about and benefit from:
-Improved Graphic Design skills for application in business and marketing sectors
-Improved HTML & CSS knowledge
-Better understanding of business process with regards to graphic design projects
-Advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills
-Work reference detailing attendance and performance
-Opportunity to apply for appropriate internal roles, should they arise

As a small but growing company, this internship will give you the chance to become involved with all aspects of the graphic design team, allowing you to develop a wide range of skills during your time with us. The role is unpaid, but we will provide you with expenses to cover reasonable travel and lunch costs and will allow you to become an integral part of the Metakinetic design team.

We are committed to providing the successful intern with an interesting and high quality learning experience and will provide you with a wide variety of tasks and learning opportunities.

To discover more about the company, and find out how to apply for this role, please visit our website. Alternatively you can reply to this ad via gumtree but please include a CV, covering letter and a link to your online portfolio.

Ad ID: 1002741736