Design Intern

Digital Radish is an award-winning agency and one of the fastest growing in the UK. We’re fun, fast-paced and based in central London (Tottenham Court Road), with plenty of career opportunity to grow and develop. We work with a variety of clients, often fast-growing technology businesses and startups, with projects ranging from strategic branding to content creation and campaigns.

We’re looking for a Design Intern who is ready to develop their existing skills by working on a range of ambitious and innovative projects, and who is keen to get under the skin of a business and product to create meaningful designs, inspiring campaigns and beautiful content. Communication is a big part of the job, so the designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also key when moving towards promotion and recognition. The ideal candidate must be able to take on a full-time role following the internship.

A good knowledge of the following tools is required:

  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Job role

The designer’s role will vary depending on the brief, working across a wide range of clients from big projects to smaller tasks. Common activities include:

  • Working on content creation including video, books and social media assets.
  • Offering input to creative meetings, sharing ideas and creating concepts.
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media.
  • Branding projects from development through to rollout of individual assets.
  • Website design.
  • Some artworking and resizing assets as required.
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects.

What we are looking for:

  • An ambitious designer with a wide range of design and creative capabilities.
  • An understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction is preferred.
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages.
  • A determination to achieve and succeed, and the motivation to keep on learning and progressing.
  • An interest in strategy, and how branding and creative can be used to make our clients more successful.
  • Some creative industry experience would be a plus.
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • A background of working as part of a design team preferred.
  • Strong verbal communication skills; communicating with team members to receive feedback.
  • Someone who likes the idea of working in a small and friendly team where you can make an immediate impact.
  • Someone with a startup mentality – flexible, helpful, and willing to pitch in to help the team.
  • Someone able to take on a full-time role following the internship.
  • An ideal candidate would also the ability to draw, potentially helping out with scamps for pitches and illustrating core ideas.
  • Interest in 3D modelling would also be an added bonus!

 

This is a paid internship. For more on life at Radish Towers, check out our Instagram.

Please get in touch with your CV, portfolio and a couple of sentences on why you would want to be a Radish at design@digitalradish.co.uk.

Generic cover letters might be ignored 😉 And make sure you mentioned something about lampshades so that we know you have read this far!