Southwest Airlines Co.

SWA University - Multimedia (Graphic Design) Intern - Spring 2018

1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-20058
HDQ
Category
Corporate
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
11-SWA University

Overview

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The intern will assist in the visual design and development of training assets and courses for the Southwest Airlines University Department. Deliverables may include illustrations (both technical and cartoon), digitally enhanced photography, user interface design, print layout and 2D mediums.

 

This will be a Multimedia position with a concentration on the following:

 

Graphic Design Concentration: 

Works with developers to illustrate or transform graphics to be integrated into learning solutions deliverables.

 

Make ideas understandable through the use of images, text and color.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Qualified applicants must have completed two years (or four semesters) towards an Associates, Bachelors or Related Degree Program in: Graphic Design, Art, Web Design, Visual Communication, Design Communication, or a corresponding degree by the internship start date.

 

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

 

Minimum Junior level.

 

Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Knowledge of color theory and layout aesthetics preferred.

 

Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team.

 

Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines.

 

Oral and written communication skills.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

 

Strong artistic ability required

 

Experience in Graphic Design preferred

 

Experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, and InDesign preferred

 

Experience in multimedia or digital media preferred.

 

Strong interest in Training as a career is a plus.

 

Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).

 

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

 “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

Graphic Design Portfolio 

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Full time/ 40 hours per week.

 

PAY:

 

$15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

 

In order to apply you submit your application online at www.southwest.com/careers

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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