Hallmark, 2014 Creative Summer Internship Program, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 1164
Sat, March 1, 2014
SCULPTOR/3D MODELING ARTIST, 3D/KEEPSAKES STUDIO
(posted in "3D Product Development" job posting)
Hallmark’s 3D/Keepsake Studio is home to some of the most uniquely talented character artists, sculptors, modeling artists, engineers, and illustrators in the country. If you are a conceptual thinker who loves to develop characters and tell stories through illustration, animation, sculpting, and design, this team could be the perfect place for you! In this role, you will be involved in every step of the creative process from idea to shelf, including: brainstorming, concept sketching, character development, digital rendering/modeling, prototyping, product engineering (including experimenting with light, sound, motion, and magic!), and creating final product solutions. If you have top-notch illustration and storytelling skills, animation and 3D modeling/sculpting skills, and a collaborative mindset coupled with a desire to tinker and explore, let’s talk!
3D PRODUCT DESIGNER, COMMERCIALIZATION STUDIO & RETAIL STUDIO
(posted in "3D Product Development" job posting)
As a 3D product designer you’ll have the opportunity to develop seasonal and everyday gifts that are unique to our retailers. You’ll work on a variety of concepts ranging from interactive plush (sound, movement and storytelling); to thematic seasonal gift collections and home décor items; as well as new-to-the marketplace items. If you are a conceptual thinker who loves to create product through form and function combined with illustration, graphic design, animation, technology, and prototyping, this team could be the perfect place for you! In this role, you will be involved in every step of the creative process from idea to shelf, including: brainstorming, concept sketching, character development, digital rendering/modeling, prototyping, product engineering (including experimenting with light, sound, motion, and magic!), and creating final product solutions. If you have top-notch illustration and storytelling skills, animation and/or 3D modeling/sculpting skills, and a collaborative mindset coupled with a desire to create gifts for the marketplace this is the spot to be!
INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER, DESIGN ENGINEERING STUDIO
(posted in "Industrial Designer" job posting)
As an Industrial Design intern on Hallmark’s Design Engineering team, you will collaborate across divisions, transforming existing and emerging capabilities into creative solutions that balance business and consumer needs. In this role, you will conceptualize, create and build innovative solutions focused on form, usability, design, and user experience. You will work to ensure that consumer needs, aesthetics, interaction and functionality are balanced in final product results from concept through completion. If you want to help create new ways for consumers to connect, communicate, and celebrate while considering all aspects of design thinking, this opportunity is for you!
GRAPHIC DESIGNER, CONSUMER ACTIVATION
(posted in "Graphic Designer" job posting)
In this unique internship, you will work as part of three different creative studios at Hallmark, who are each responsible for a consumer activation touch-point: The Marketing Design Studio, The Packaging Studio, and Hallmark Digital (Hallmark.com). As a member of these fast-paced teams, you’ll work with art directors, editorial strategists, writers, and other designers in a collaborative, agency-like environment. Utilize your graphic design skills, your interest in packaging, and your knack for advertising on a wide range of formats – including magazine ads, catalogs, logos, websites, packaging solutions, and more – to get our consumers excited about what’s new at Hallmark, both in our stores and on our website!
DESIGNER-LETTERING DESIGNER, GREETINGS STUDIO & LETTERING STUDIO
Use your graphic design skills and your lettering/type design talents in the largest creative studio at Hallmark. As a part of this diverse and idea-rich team, you will be responsible for the concept and creation of greeting cards from start to finish. Your top-notch design skills, combined with your strong lettering and type design skills, concepts and craft, will set you apart as a top candidate for this unique hybrid position.
HAND LETTERING ARTIST, LETTERING STUDIO
Use your graphic design skills and affinity for lettering design and typography as a member of one of the most unique studios at Hallmark. On this team of hand lettering artists and font design pros, you will explore and create hand lettered and typographic solutions for a variety of consumer products, including greeting cards, books, gift presentation and party formats, 3D gifts, e-cards, websites, and more. You may even create you own font! Your top-notch design skills and strong conceptual thinking ability, combined with your passion for creating and exploring hand lettering and typography, will set you apart as a top candidate for this position.
WRITING & EDITORIAL INTERNSHIPS, VARIOUS STUDIOS
SPANISH BILINGUAL WRITING & EDITORIAL INTERNSHIPS, VARIOUS STUDIOS
(posted as two separate postings)
Hallmark’s Writing and Editorial Community is filled with some of the most talented and creative individuals in the world. Interns will collaborate with writers and editors using their skills to craft messages for a variety of product formats – including greeting cards, books, e-cards, packaging, ornaments, and more! In this unique role, you will help give voice to the feelings and emotions of our consumers and play a part in developing meaningful and insightful products that create a more emotionally connected world.
COPYWRITER, CONSUMER ACTIVATION
In this unique internship, you’ll work with three different creative studios at Hallmark: the Packaging Studio, Marketing Studio, and Hallmark Digital. You’ll get to write copy that influences consumers at every touch point—from the shelf to advertising to the online space. As part of these fast-paced teams, you’ll get strategic direction and feedback from Editorial and Art Directors (Hallmark’s version of agency creative directors) and collaborate with designers and editors. You’ll work on multiple businesses and products, write everything from packaging copy to print ads to e-mail campaigns to Web content—and leave with real work for your book.
These summer internship positions are based at Hallmark’s Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. Relocation assistance is provided. The internship program is 12 weeks long, beginning in mid May and ending in early August. Additional portfolio pieces may be requested. Hallmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer-EOE. Principles only, please.
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