Volvo Group Intern: Graphic/Digital Designer (Brand & Marketing) (Fall 2017) in Greensboro, North Carolina
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The internship experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group Trucks Sales by working on important and innovative projects. Internships are structured learning experiences where interns/coops and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo Group Trucks Sales.
Responsibilities / Main tasks / Targets
We are seeking a Design student who lives and breathes design, typography, color theory, and composition. You will be responsible for creating stunning visuals for both print and digital media for the Mack Trucks brand and will also be required to support video projects. You will work within the Brand & Marketing team and receive mentorship from experienced Graphic Designers to translate marketing and brand strategies into comps that represent the brand strongly and consistently in print and code.
Essential Skills and Required Experience
Skills and Responsibilities
Possess expert understanding of multimedia design and experience building files for both print and digital
Exceptional creativity and innovation
Excellent time management and organizational skills
An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
Have the ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
Minimum Education Requirements
Applicants must be pursuing a Design degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Integrity and Trust
- Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo editing software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
Founded in 1900, Mack Trucks - recognized around the world as “The American Truck You Can Count On” – to builds durable and reliable, application-driven vehicles that get the job done. An iconic brand, Mack embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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