Fall 2015 Creative/Graphic Design Internship Fall 2015 Creative/Graphic Design Internship

Charlotte Hornets Charlotte Hornets

Location Charlotte, NC
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/15/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information 333 East Trade Street Charlotte, NC 28202 (704) 688-8600


The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a Graphic Design intern. This is a print design environment. The internship will allow the Intern to gain kNowledge of printing and graphics. This internship offers the opportunity to work with a diverse group of experienced staff members in a fast-paced, challenging environment. We are looking for hard-working, organized, dedicated individuals with a team player attitude and the desire to proactively take on responsibility throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters of the Charlotte Hornets season. These internships are unpaid; however college credit must be earned.


The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. • Basic layout design and typesetting. • Must have at least beginning kNowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator in a MAC environment.. • KNowledge of Flash is a plus, but Not required. • Great communication skills, be professional and be able to multi-task. • Applicant must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. • Any experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial. • Good listening skills are required. • Ability to work independently or in a group is needed. • 20-40 hours a week. Education and/or Experience • Majoring in Graphic Design, Graphics, or related field. • Must receive college credit KNowledge/Skills/Abilities • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects • Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole • Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts. • Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions. • Ability to multi-task. • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays. • Ability to attend company events.


• Work on programs, flyers, autograph cards, ads, etc., as well as assist designers with larger projects and have the opportunity to participate in group projects. • Assist with social media and website design. • Assist in production areas as needed to learn more about proper file setup and printing. • Help in print/bindery department if necessary. • Work with all departments, including Ticket Sales, Corporate Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Community Relations. • Assisting the Creative Services Department in designing sales and promotional materials such as guides, calendar programs, invitations, postcards, brochures, flyers, signage, and advertisements. • Researching, scanning and recommending images to use in assigned projects. • Organizing graphic files for the department.