• '18 Summer - Graphic Design / Multimedia / Art Intern Paid Internship

    Location US-IL-Danville
    Department
    Art / Creative Services - All Art Positions
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Intern
  • Overview

    NOTE: Danville IL is 1.5 hours from Indy, 2.5 from Chicagoland, 3.5 from St. Louis.

     

     

    Watchfire Signs is an exciting, dynamic growing company, headquartered in Danville IL. We are more than 80 years strong and have been growing steadily. We expanded in 2013 to bring our manufacturing facility to 150k sq ft and our office facility to 50k sq ft.  We are a market leader in the fast growing digital billboard and LED sign markets.  

     

    Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.

     

    Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades, and are growing strong! We offer opportunities for career growth and development as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly. Only candidates seeking to make a difference in a growing, collaborative and fast-paced environment should apply.

     

     

    During our summer PAID internship, Creative Arts interns will work in collaboration with members of the Creative Department while gaining valuable production experience in various areas of design. This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn from working professionals. 

    Responsibilities

    • Add new animations to artwork database reviewing each before release to customers
    • Assist development of custom artwork for pre-visualization renderings
    • Assist print team in laying out projects, making edits, building mock-ups
    • Various other duties as assigned

    Required Education/Qualifications

    • Working towards a Bachelors in graphics/multimedia design or related field; multimedia focus preferred <Must be enrolled for Spring '18 or fall '18 to be eligible to be considered. May '18 grads may be considered.>
    • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is essential
    • Fluent in a Windows-based environment
    • An art background which shows an understanding of layout, design and creativity
    • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to work quickly and collaboratively
    • A great attitude and a strong work ethic
    • Must have full current authorization to work in the US. Sorry, no H1B/OPT/CPT or other candidates which require current or future sponsorship for employment in the US.

     

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