Graphic Artist (intern position)

Job Type: Part-time (hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule)

Job Location: Las Vegas, NV

Role

As a graphic arts disciple, you know the power behind dynamic visual design. Here’s your opportunity to take your creative talent and begin a professional career with a leading fintech company, FundAmerica.

You will work closely with the graphic design and marketing teams to create materials for both on and offline promotions. FundAmerica values our interns for their strong design sensibility and promotes their professional development during the term. Learn to meet daily, weekly, and long-term deadlines in a fast-paced environment. This position is responsible for updating brochures, bulletins, product specification sheets, web pages and other marketing collateral. Provide image support for marketing team members relating to internal, external and social media efforts.

A graphic design internship at FundAmerica primes you for a bright and prosperous future. You’ll benefit from the guidance of working closely with our creative and marketing teams and leave the experience with a portfolio of polished work. Upon completion of internship, successful candidates may be offered a permanent position with FundAmerica.

In addition, we respect our interns and the work they produce for us, and pay as such.

We’d love to have you join the team. To apply, send us a cover letter, resume, a sample of your design work and hours available.

Responsibilities

  • Create graphics and design layouts for print ads, flyers, email newsletters, the FundAmerica website, blog, and social media accounts
  • Collaborate with the marketing department and support campaigns with design solutions
  • Incorporate UI/UX best practices in website design and layout, and adapt designs for responsive layouts
  • Create custom illustrations or other graphic elements as needed
  • Work with marketing in web product and application imagery
  • Assist creative team in web and print applications
  • Work closely with creative marketing team to assist in concept and completion of web sections
  • Assist in the development of custom coded web pages and online tools
  • Support of brand and identity guidelines as well as make recommendations for changes as needed

Skills & Requirements

Skills (essential):

  • Must have ability to design marketing materials in above programs
  • Must have the ability to create and prepare artwork for custom software production
  • Must be creative, resourceful, able to think independently and capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must develop and execute creative solutions to assigned tasks
  • Must have the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Must posses a solid understanding of current design programs
  • Must posses strong design style, including creative design solutions within the constraints of the Internet
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Team player, able to use initiative and possess good judgment, strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills

Required Experience:

  • Successful candidates will come to the role with a strong background in graphic arts
  • Comfort working in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Illustrator
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and Acrobat as well as working knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint
  • Enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals
  • Must be a student currently enrolled as a Junior or higher pursing a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Graphic Design or related degree

About FundAmerica

Our Mission

The enormous opportunity created by the JOBS Act is leading to an explosion of firms emerging to operate funding portals, aka “platforms.” FundAmerica’s mission is to provide FinTech to the crowdfunding industry and deliver the highest value to our customers. Additionally, we plan to expand into other areas of service to the industry.

Our Software

The software is designed and written by full-time FundAmerica engineers (not overseas contractors) using Ruby on Rails. It will enable you to legally and efficiently help businesses get funded. It allows you to accelerate your business model by leveraging our easy-to-implement tools for some of the most complicated back-office pieces of the fundraising process.

We created our software to enable comprehensive self-service use of our tools and technology. Simply sign up and you can access our API’s, plug ‘n play widgets and web-based forms.

What We Do

Our services enable people to build our technology into their websites and platforms using API’s (Application Programming Interfaces) and embeddable apps (widgets), as well as direct-use forms on our site. We are initially providing backend services that the vast majority of market participants need and cannot do directly themselves, including:

  • Escrow
  • Broker-dealer services
  • Electronically signed and stored investor subscription agreements
  • Background checks for anti-money laundering and PATRIOT Act compliance
  • Payment processing

Perks

  • Occasional work from home
  • Open and laid back work atmosphere
  • Flexible PTO that never expires and can be cashed in
  • Stock options
  • Get in on the ground floor of an industry getting disrupted
  • Low cost of living
  • No state income tax
  • Technology oriented CEO
  • Fully stocked drink fridge

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V