Creative Trainee

Level: Trainee Program
Location: Westport, CT
Reports to: Associate / Manager Level

POSITION OVERVIEW

With hands on experience, Trainees in the Creative Department become involved with all aspects of the creative process. Through extensive research, design, and creative ideation, Trainees gain a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the strategy and art direction involved in making brands come to life. 

CREATIVE TEAM OVERVIEW

Our team is made up of experienced creatives and innovative thinkers with a keen understanding of design. We thrive on creating engaging experiences and believe in the power of creativity to solve problems. We rely on guiding principles of form, function and flawless execution to create break through and engaging designs that push the envelope. At the heart of our work is an understanding of current trends, a knowledge of what works and our passion to have fun and "strive for greatness". 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Creative Team with the following:
    • Print design
    • Print production
    • Digital design
    • Animation/motion graphics
    • Brainstorming/problem solving
    • Presentation decks
  • Collaborate with Creative and Digital teams on client projects
  • Assist in concept developments
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions to ideate innovative solutions for client projects
  • Research competitive activity, industry trends, and creative inspiration
  • Deliver visually striking and exciting designs in print and digital applications

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or similar field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and work efficiently under pressure
  • Must be a team player with the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Demonstrate passion, initiative and be proactive in seeking solutions to problems
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and courteousness in all situations
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Must have working knowledge of: InDesign, After Effects, Premier PowerPoint and Keynote
  • Able to nurture and work in fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Experience in Cinema 4D and UI/UX is preferred-but not required


Application Form

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