Design Summer Intern

Wide Eye is an award-winning creative agency that does cutting-edge digital work for progressive causes, campaigns, and world-changing organizations.

We are seeking a Design Intern for a remote position (U.S. based candidates only). It is a paid, 40-hour per week seasonal internship, from June 5, 2023 – Sept 1, 2023. The successful applicant will work directly with our designers and senior designers on motion, social, branding, and print design projects. Applicants must have a portfolio, a working knowledge of the fundamentals of visual branding, layout, interactive design, motion, and social media, excellent communication skills, an eagerness to learn and a “can-do” work ethic.

Why work for Wide Eye?

  • Work on meaningful causes, campaigns, and organizations
  • Opportunities to work with a highly-creative, award-winning team
  • An opportunity to gain experience working with our award-winning design team


  • Support designers by designing and managing client brand assets (logos, style tiles, style guides, illustrations, email templates, social media graphics and online ads).
  • Help create web mockups, style treatments, inner page designs and supplementary components for interactive client projects.
  • Help produce print and online style guides to document brand standards (messaging, language, colors, fonts, illustration, iconography).
  • Create social media graphics, ads, signage, merch, and animations.
  • Collaborate with design and project team members and clients to develop unique solutions for clients.
  • Produce clean files that are digital, and print production ready.
  • Assist in creating new company marketing materials, including case studies, sales documents, social media graphics, and copywriting.
  • Help the design department optimize and document processes and workflow.

Experience / Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in, or recent graduate of, a design program with a focus in branding, social impact, or interactive OR be able to demonstrate relevant experience and interest in design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to present complex ideas and bold ideas to a range of audiences
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced and high-impact work environment
  • Ability to see the big picture, stay organized, prioritize, and manage time
  • Strong integrity, humility, and discretion

Bonus Points

  • An understanding of nonprofit organizations and campaigns
  • Knowledge of Figma.
  • Love of typography
  • Experience with/passion for motion graphics and animation
  • Interest in progressive politics and progressive causes
  • Expertise in web accessibility and DEI design

Hourly rate: $20/hr, 40 hours per week


Thank you for your interest in this position. We’ve received a high volume of applications for this role and are no longer accepting new applications at this time. If you applied for this position already, we will connect with you as soon as possible. Please look out for more career opportunities with us on our website and social accounts.

Wide Eye promotes diversity of thought, culture, and background which connects the Wide Eye team. Wide Eye is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and/or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

*Applicant must be US-based.