Wednesday, 22 May 2019

GVI Graphic Design Internship Programme 2019

GVI is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated graphic design intern to join our dynamic and supportive multidisciplinary marketing team. The role requires strong layout and typography skills, an eagerness to learn and grow, great attention to detail, creativity and the ability to be deadline driven.

The successful applicant will have studied graphic design with a great interest in visual communication at a recognised tertiary education institution.

You will learn and grow in a multitude of ways during your time at GVI and there will be times in your GVI journey when all staff will be requested to assist with tasks that differ from your formal job description. 

This is all part of the fun of working here at GVI and if you are up for the challenge we definitely want to hear from you!

Six-month internship with the possibility of permanent employment thereafter.

  • Working in the Design Team, you will support various GVI Teams, with a particular focus in supporting the Partner & Groups Team with fresh and innovative design and ideas, while at the same time adhering to the GVI brand guidelines.
  • Design a variety of marketing collateral, both print and digital for internal communication, conferences, outreach activities and events. This may include, but not limited to brochures, flyers, displays, social media assets, email marketing, direct mail, branded gear, presentations, advertorials, and more.
  • Design a variety of digital assets.
  • Repro approved materials for print.
  • Contribute to brainstorms with great ideas.
  • Image editing and retouching.
  • Other duties as agreed with your line manager.
  • Creativity
  • Attention to detail
  • Great organisational skills
  • Sufficient working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud - InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop.
  • Interpret a creative brief, and come up with a variety of ideas and design options.
  • Excellent work ethic and a natural inclination to learn and share your knowledge with others.
  • A team player and enjoy working alongside a diverse team of colleagues.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
Location: Cape Town 

How to apply:
Please send the following to
  • An email, motivating why you would like to grow as a creative at GVI with the subject line “Graphic Design Internship Application”
  • Your CV or Resume
  • A link to your online portfolio, or PDF portfolio
If you have applied and do not hear from us within two weeks, thank you for your interest in GVI, but unfortunately your application has not been successful. But don’t worry, we will keep you on file should a more suited position become available in the future!

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