Design Intern (The Thorburn Group)

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The Thorburn Group, a Minneapolis branding agency, is looking for a visually-creative Design Intern for a one-semester internship in their downtown office. This is your chance to learn the ropes of agency life from the ground floor with an emphasis on developing design skill, putting them in action and working on real client project, as well as Thorburn marketing assignments. As the design intern, you bring interest, enthusiasm and assistance in making projects and ideas happen. Specifically, you will assist in doing tasks related to creative for clients and social media for the agency, including attending creative briefings, participating in presenting your work and producing pieces. Ongoing, you may have the opportunity to work with outside partners, like photographers or video crews, under the guidance of a creative lead. Exceptional collaboration skills make you perfect go-to with a can-do attitude and work ethic.


  • Assist creative team with project requests
  • Work with creative lead on assignments
  • Review files for accuracy
  • Social media marketing in tandem with social media intern
  • Produce files for print and digital
  • Join in brainstorming, briefings, presentations and meetings
  • Work with business development team members


  • Online portfolio or work samples demonstrating experience creating great visual design solutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Strong visual aesthetic with knowledge of current design trends
  • General understanding of branding: print, digital and social.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment on multiple projects
  • Team-oriented, responsive and collaborative, with high attention to detail
  • Healthy addiction to the internet and working knowledge of various social platforms
  • Overall rock star with a sense of humor and curiosity toward other cultures

If you feel this internship fits you perfectly, please apply through the link. AA/EOE. No phone calls please.