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Critical Mass

Design Intern

Calgary, AB
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Internship
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Intern
Not Specified; Please Check Eligibility Requirements
2024-02-12
3.5

Critical Mass' Internship opportunities are part of our Trailhead Program and will provide a 12-week jump-start to your career. The program is a fast-track to launch your career through regular learning opportunities, mentorship, client work exposure, while also getting paid. We aim to show you all the amazing work we do here at Critical Mass, and to support y ou as part of the team! You will have the opportunity to try the digital agency world through multiple internship and client projects to see if it's for you!

Our Internship will run from May 21-August 9, 2024.

All applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

We’re looking for talented designers who want to learn more about a life crafting beautiful digital design. Whether you’re a photo-comping wizard, grid-adhering fanatic, or kerning- obsessed typographer, Critical Mass can introduce you to a career in design. You’ll work with our entire creative team to help shape the look and feel of creative assets we’re working on. Our broad roster of clients ranges from international banks to major airlines to cosmopolitan cities on the ocean – so you’ll be exposed to a variety of different design approaches. We’re firm believers in cross-discipline thinking. So you’ll also get the chance to see how copywriters, strategists, art directors, technologists and project managers go about their business– and what that means to you as designer.

You Will

Work with a mentor to design solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives Collaborate with a team to create interactive design concepts Have the opportunity to create mood boards; storyboards; interactive page layouts; site grids and interface demos; photo retouching and enhancements; animated GIFs Provide quality assurance on creative deliverables Build and maintain a team rapport with entire multidisciplinary project team

You Have

Strong design portfolio (you must include a portfolio URL or digital samples with your application) Completed or working towards a degree at a recognized college or university program; recent grads also encouraged to apply Preference may be given to students who are enrolled in programs with related to design, visual communications or advertising Strong visual, interactive and graphic design skills. Solid working knowledge of the latest design toolsets - Mac OS, Photoshop and Illustrator Ability to comfortably brainstorm and contribute to bigger ideas Ability to articulate creative ideas Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail An understanding of information architecture and hierarchy Comprehensive understanding of interactivity and the web Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative people Ability to illustrate in both electronic and traditional media

The Talent Team At Critical Mass Is Focused On Ensuring We Provide The Best Training, Onboarding, And Employee Experience Possible! Our New Hires & Employees Are The Future Of Our Organization, And We Want To Set You Up For Long-term Success. In An Effort To Do So, We Expect Our Team To Work From An Office a Minimum Of 4 Days a Week. The Ask Stems From Our Want To

Strengthen opportunity for continuous learning

Improve collaboration and team relationships.

Increase employee engagement

This hybrid model balances the need for individual flexibility while maintaining the relentless customer focus we provide at CM. We understand that not everyone may feel comfortable with this expectation, so we ask that you please let us know immediately if there are any concerns so we can help navigate accordingly.

CM Liquid Talent is still an option for roles approved to be 100% remote.

Critical Mass is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you are an individual with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please reach out to accommodations@criticalmass.com .

We are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within our pool of candidates, with a target of achieving at least 50% representation from underrepresented communities.

The Critical Mass Talent Acquisition team will only communicate from email addresses that use the URLs criticalmass.comand us.greenhouse-mail.io . We will not use apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, or Google Hangouts for communicating with you. We will never ask you to send us money, technology, or anything else to work for our company. If you believe you are the victim of a scam, please review your local government consumer protections guidance and reach out to them directly.

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If U.K. based: https://www.gov.uk/consumer-protection-rights

If Costa Rica based: https://www.consumo.go.cr/educacion_consumidor/consejos_practicos.aspx

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