MxD is where innovative manufacturers forge their futures. In partnership with the Department of Defense, MxD provides factories with the digital tools and expertise they need to begin building every part better than the last. As a result, our nearly 300 partners increase their productivity and win more business.
+ Position Overview
MxD is actively recruiting candidates for the position of Communications and Design Intern to join the MxD Communications and Design team. As the Communications and Design Intern, you will be responsible for supporting cross-company design, brand, and content projects across multiple platforms, including web, mobile, print, social media, marketing, and more.
Assist with cross-company design needs such as presentations, digital and print marketing collateral, web content, business card orders, and others
Assist with design asset organization and implementation
Enforce brand guidelines
Assist with social media scheduling and monitoring
Assist with updating website content
Assist with onsite event photography and asset management
Assist with email marketing administration tasks and campaign launches
General Admin assistance as needed
Major in Graphic Design or a related field
Current student or recent graduate of Bachelor’s program at accredited college or university preferred
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is a must.
Advanced skills in visual design, web design, print standards, color theory, and typography.
An extreme attention to detail and organizational skills
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook calendar management
Self-motivated, ability to multi-task, problem-solving skills, initiative, drive, creativity, and flexibility are essential
Excellent verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills
Desired experience with social media, email marketing, and other types of communications tactics
A portfolio will be required for application submission and review
How to Apply
Apply online at ------------/careers by clicking on the link to the position posting and submitting your resume with a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this role and MxD. Tip: Meeting the qualifications is important, but a great cover letter will set you apart!
Work with Us
MxD is a results-oriented, lean, collaborative tech organization and 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We are hard-working, mission-driven, flexible, and work with a sense of urgency. We hire tech-savvy, committed, self-starters who can think outside the box, and have a strong capacity to learn and adapt to the needs of the organization and roll through both skill and grit. All-star employees excel without the help of administrative support, and don’t mind rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty (figuratively!). Additionally, people who love to solve problems, no matter how big or small, find they are a good fit for MxD.
Our state-of-the-art facility, located on Goose Island in Chicago (just north of downtown), features a manufacturing floor, a smart green infrastructure testbed, and a bustling open-office environment. MxD is a collaborative space, hosting many events for our partners and other prestigious organizations, so being able to engage with staff and visitors in a professional, helpful manner is a must.
MxD is a 10-minute walk from the North and Clybourn Red Line stop, a 20-minute walk from the Division Blue Line stop, and accessible by a variety of other public transit options; additionally, we have free parking available for employees.
Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity
MxD is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse environment in our workplace, our communities, and within the tech industry. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, disability status, economic circumstance, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas currently.