Digital Design Intern


The Digital Design Intern will work with the Digital team on the design and development and of web-centric technology to support the organizations online presence. This includes designing, developing, and launching new web pages, integrating sites with back end applications; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization’s web portfolio. The Digital Design Intern will also support the design team in creating graphics for social media as well as publish content to the website during office hours and on game nights.

Digital Design Intern will be a highly-organized and creative professional with a passion for improving the digital experiences of Portland Trail Blazers fans and Rose Quarter attendees, building relationships with internal clients and desire to become the ultimate team player. This person will assist in designing and developing for digital platforms including websites, social media and mobile. Must not be afraid to take risks and push themselves in the digital space.

This is a paid hourly internship for the entire 2016-17 NBA season. Hours will be mutually agreed upon.


Assist in designing, developing, and maintaining all online properties including but not limited to trailblazers.com and rosequarter.com.

Provide development for digital projects and applications across the organization.

Work with the graphic design group on web ad campaigns – layout and submit to online advertising partners.

Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions for upcoming projects.

Design Trail Blazers and Rose Quarter digital assets for Ticket Sales and Services, Community Relations, Corporate Partnership, Game Operations, Events, concerts, family shows and general marketing.

Create co-branded promotional web elements for Trail Blazers corporate partners.

Design graphics for social media sites. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

Create graphic templates for game day digital needs.

Publish Videos, Photo Galleries, and other content to trailblazers.com and social media on game nights.

Develop landing and splash pages, emails, newsletter, web ads for trailblazers.com, rosequarter.com and external sites.

Design and develop graphics for mobile app.


Must have earned Bachelor’s degree in Web Development or Graphic Design.

Must be able to work on Mac (primarily)

Expert in Adobe Creative Cloud. (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)

Digital design skills. (html, CSS, UX & UI design, responsive design)

Preferred – experience in using various content management systems, preferably Drupal 7.

Must have design portfolio to demonstrate experience.

Attentive to detail and direction and have excellent organizational skills.

Proactive problem solver and be able to work well under pressure.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects for multiple clients simultaneously.

Passion for social media, other emerging technologies and eagerness to learn new applications and software.

Professional demeanor demonstrating responsibility, initiative and dependability, all with a positive attitude.

Must be open and responsive to design feedback and changes.

Must be able to communicate status of projects effectively to department and clients.

Must be a quick learner and enjoy a fast paced environment.

Team player.

Flexible and adapts to various environments and situations.

Ability to work multiple nights and weekends.

High ethical standards and strong sense of confidentiality.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

To Apply:

Submit resume and portfolio to brian.matzat@trailblazers.com.