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Guide Dogs of Texas MISSION
Guide Dogs of Texas provides quality guide dogs for Texans who are visually impaired to increase their freedom, mobility and independence. We are committed to personalized service and lifelong dedication to our clients and their guide dogs.
VISION- The vision of Guide Dogs of Texas is to serve all Texans who are visually impaired and who would benefit from the use of a guide dog.
Responsibilities: The role consists of assisting in the creation of a wide variety of marketing collateral for not-for-profit colleges such as SEO-driven micro-sites, landing pages, banner advertisements, social media apps, emails and print ads. We’re looking for someone with a great eye for design and solid coding skills and have a passion for learning new platforms and technologies. We pride ourselves on a modern, clean design approach and standards-compliant development practices. The Design Intern will be given hands-on experience in optimizing our website with testing and being able to utilize data and metrics to determine design decisions going forward.
The preferred candidate will be enthusiastic to learn, self motivated and able to share ideas within a team environment. This position is a part-time, paid hourly contract.
• Four-year degree or working toward degree in Web Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience.
• Clean HTML/CSS coding skills, familiar Google analytics.
• Strong design skills coupled with a detail-orientated approach to their workflow.
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Nice to have:
• Familiarity with Content Management Systems, especially WordPress.
• Experience working with brand identities
An online design portfolio of examples showcasing your full skill set. We are unable to consider anyone who cannot provide a link to their portfolio.
Timeline The program is a 16-week program maximum at the 4 week benchmark, GDTx will begin to increase your responsibility and assist in your career planning efforts. At the 12 week benchmark, interns will go through a career assessment which is career mentoring, all in an effort to make you an increasingly attractive candidate. Upon Completion, GDTx will formally announce your availability to the marketplace and write letters of recomendations if needed.
Location: Located at 1503 Allena Drive, San Antonio TX 78213
Hours: Mon-Fri Schedule to be confirmed after hours of commitment is discussed.
(min 10 hour per week required)
Please provide: (Send to April Medellin firstname.lastname@example.org )
An up-to-date Resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this internship and what makes you a good fit.