Bayer Graphic Design Intern in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Your tasks and responsibilities

Assist graphic arts professionals in the execution of graphic design and print production with the intent of meeting specific marketing and communications goals, such as business systems, brochures, packaging, display panels and banners, or logos. A variety of mediums will be used to achieve the desired end result.

The primary responsibilities of this role, Graphic Design Intern, are to:

  • Participate during client engagement meetings with the intent to develop a working creative brief;

  • Work through the creative process with a graphic design professional to develop concepts, and designs for the purpose of meeting client’s communication goals. Those goals could include finished products related to:

  • Interior Design (Corporate Brand Image)

  • Electronic media (web banners, ads, infographics and email-blasts)

  • Point-of-sale fliers, brochures, training materials, newsletters

  • Logo’s, event icons

  • Large format posters and signage

  • Utilize Adobe’s Creative Suite of applications to execute concepts and designs into finished layouts for the purpose of print production. The incumbent will work directly with professional artists and pressmen to learn critical print specifications:

  • Use of bleeds and printer marks

  • Readers spreads vs. printer spreads

  • Layer flattening

  • Appropriate Acrobat profiles for press-ready production

  • ISO standards for printing

  • FSC regulations as they relate to print production

  • Work with print professionals to provide pre-press support by preflighting the integrity of client submitted press-ready print files. The incumbent will need to evaluate the files against print specifications previously noted.

  • Learn how to interact with print servers for the purpose of printing large format media including:

  • Foam board, sintra, metal, and coraplast posters and signage

  • Paper, vinyl, canvas and vinyl cling banners and posters

  • Production will include finishing techniques including:

  • Trimming

  • Framing

  • Insertion in mechanical cassettes

  • Packaging for shipping

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in an Associate or Bachelor’s degree program in the field of Graphic Design or related field and should be nearing the completion of degree, having completed all pre-requisites;

  • Must have working knowledge of Apple’s iOS as well as Windows 10 operating system;

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Adobe’s Creative Suite of applications as well as Acrobat DC;

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications;

  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country:United States