We love meeting people who love design as much as we do. Send us your resume and some samples of your work and maybe we’ll chat.

Please email us at internship@designsolidarity.com

Internships

Internships

We hire interns with the goal of providing an enriching and meaningful learning experience. It’s a chance for us to engage with and mentor new designers who in return, bring us fresh perspectives and varied experience. We offer this opportunity three (3) times per year.

Fall
September – December
Application Deadline: July 15th

Spring
February – May
Application Deadline: November 15th

Summer
June – August
Application Deadline: March 30th

Applicants should submit a cover letter including the intent of interest, a resume and a link to their portfolio website. Candidates will be responded to within two weeks after the application deadline. Please email us at internship@designsolidarity.com.

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant oversees the front office operations of the Studio and coordinates the schedules, workflow and communication for Chief Creative Officer (CCO). S/he is responsible for making a professional impression on behalf of the CCO and studio to clients, visitors and staff. This may be through face-to-face interactions and/or online communications. Professional, consistent and timely correspondence is required at all times.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and manages CCO’s schedule and communications
  • Prepares evening update for the CCO and prioritizes pressing issues requiring input and FYI updates. Reviews responses each morning and ensures that they are communicated timely, clearly and accurately.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow detailed instructions from the CCO and senior management, asking well thought through questions when needed, and understands and completes tasks with little or no follow up.
  • Reconciles and reports all purchase and travel in a timely manner for the CCO.
  • Coordinates preparations for speaking presentations (contact w/presentation group, tech support, preparation of CCO presentations, travel arrangements and meeting materials.)
  • Supports all teams by preparing for client meetings securing food/beverage and any other logistical, purchasing help required for meetings and events both within and outside of the studio.
  • Greets studio guest/clients and manages the reception area to keep it neat and clean.
  • Answers the reception phone (main line) in a professional manner and directs calls to the appropriate individual.
  • Maintains studio filing systems in a manner that allow for the easy acquisition of data and creative references, including external off-site storage.
  • Receives, sorts & distributes mail and packages and is responsible for executing all shipping requests and related purchase orders. Manages subscriptions and tracks/ distributes upon receipt.
  • Stocks, maintains and inventories office and facilities supplies for the studio and orders specially requested supplies as necessary.
  • Manages studio vendor relationships and negotiations.
  • Errands as necessary.

Required Education & Experience:

Minimum of 2-5 years prior experience as Executive-level support person and/or Office Manager position. 4 year degree Bachelor degree and Graphic design studio experience preferred.

Please Submit Applications to: kdidehbani@designsolidarity.com