Graphic Design Intern


Design Internship

Job Description:
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking a Graphic Design Intern with exceptional creative and detail-oriented skills to serve as a member of its Communications Department in our Fairfax, VA office. The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for supporting the company in the development and implementation of creative proposal graphics, page layouts, presentations, illustrations, and exhibits.

**Local candidates preferred, no housing stipend provided
  • Support the pre-positioning of Dewberry and pursuit of new work through the development of innovative and process-oriented graphic design, to heighten messaging and communication.
  • Work on various tasks, assessing project needs and recommending and delivering appropriate design solutions or visual representations of technical processes and other content.
  • Work with the graphic design manager and team to enforce quality control; protect and ensure adherence to company standards on all visual materials.
  • Edit videography in collaboration with multimedia specialist/photographer; gain approval of final product from multimedia specialist/photographer and communications director.
  • Gain understanding and support Dewberry brand through visual content.
  • Maintain awareness of existing photography and graphics.
  • Learn about Dewberry’s services to assist in their visual representation.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Required Skills & Required Experience:
  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications required
  • Working knowledge and skills in Adobe Creative Cloud including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to provide excellent quality control.
  • Creative, artistic, and critical thinking skills are a must.
  • Must possess conceptual ability and experience in layout.
  • Self-starter, reliable, responsible and dependable; adaptable and flexible.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment to develop constructive/cooperative working relationships.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multitask and prioritize assignments to meet critical deadlines, a must.
  • Must provide a design portfolio which demonstrates a range of strong graphic and technical design skills.
  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week

  • At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
  • Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.