Job Posting - Graphic Design Intern

The Oklahoma City Thunder is currently seeking qualified individuals for internship positions within the in- house Graphic Design department. The Graphic Design Intern will assist multiple departments within the organization with graphic design and marketing needs. This internship offers experience in a professional workplace and is an ideal training environment for the design/professional sports industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design and layout of Thunder print ads
• Design and production on team-related projects including publications, brochures, direct mail, posters, specialty advertising, invitations, outdoor campaigns, website graphics, etc.
• Communicate with outside print vendors, relaying specs on pricing, proofing and press-checks
• Assist with maintaining print budgets
• Oversee outside entities’ use of Thunder logos and enforce the rules of use according to company standards
• Take part in multiple rounds of editing on any given project
• Assist in maintaining and establishing design department policies
• Maintain good attendance and punctuality
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Must be enrolled in a college credit internship program, preferably pursuing a degree in graphic design/fine art
• Internship requires a minimum of 12 hours per week
• Must have an understanding of various printing methods and the steps by which digital artwork becomes a printed page
• Experience using Creative Suite 3 on the Macintosh platform working primarily in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Knowledge of HTML and Flash a plus
• Superior attention to detail, especially under pressure of deadlines
• Capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time
• Strong communication skills and customer service orientation
• Successful at working in a team environment
• Excellent design sense
• Positive attitude toward colleagues and outside vendors
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This is a paid internship reporting to the Creative Services Director.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources
Oklahoma City Thunder
211 N. Robinson Ave, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Fax: (405) 208-4777
E-mail: employment@thunder-nba.com
Please reference the Job Title in your correspondence.


*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*