Graphic Designer Internship

The part-time Intern will work as a member of the Corporate Communications team. The Corporate Communications team is a business partner to all Con-way business units and corporate departments, providing strategic communication counsel and creative services in support of the company’s business objectives.

Essential Functions:
As an Intern, the individual will assist the Corporate Communications team with:

Creating digital style guide comparison boards
Providing graphic design production support (e.g., newsletters, posters, Web banners, etc.)
Managing digital asset library (i.e., sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain)
Retouching/color correcting images, as needed
Assisting with photography and videography requests
Assisting with photo/asset searches and developing contact sheets
Identifying licensing agreements for assets in library

In addition to the job specific requirements above, the following requirements are expected of all members of the team:

Consistently maintains a professional demeanor and communicates in a respectful and collaborative manner.

Follows direction, is engaged and productive and is flexible and adaptable to changing conditions and expectations.

Collaborates with and supports other members of the company

Maintains punctual, regular, and reliable attendance.

Demonstrates the Company’s core values and complies with all Company policies and procedures.

Scope and Accountability:

Actions are guided by clearly-stated standards, parameters and processes. The Intern performs work under a high-level of supervision.

Work under established guidelines and controls, including established team processes and corporate Brand Standards.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university preferably in graphic design or related field.

Basic understanding of design, layout, hierarchy, color theory and typography.

Some experience with photography, videography, photo manipulation/restoration and/or video/audio editing.

Fundamental knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software (e.g., In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator).

Strong Microsoft Office skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio

Effective business writing, editing skills and communication skills (oral and written)

Ability to collect and analyze information relevant to completing a task.

Project management skills; time management and the ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and readily and effectively communicate. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include ability to effectively see within an office environment, which may include long term computer exposure, and to adjust focus accordingly.

Employee may occasionally be required to travel to meetings or other engagements by automobile; if the employee drives a car in these instances, the employee must have all capabilities needed to do so safely.

The duties of the job are primarily performed in an office environment. There is some exposure to noise in the work environment, which is usually mild to moderate.

Disclaimer Language

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.

Con-way is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

To Apply:

Please go to www.con-way.com/careers and search for the internship. If you need assistance please do not hesitate to email me at elgort.alyssa@con-way.com