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Social Design Intern, SB Nation SB Nation
Washington, District of Columbia

Come fan with us. SB Nation is the largest independent sports media brand, consisting of SBNation.com, MMAFighting.com and over 300 fan-centric team communities.

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About SB Nation

Job Description

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. The Vox Media house of brands includes industry-leading media forces like SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode, Racked and Polygon, and reaches an audience of hundreds of millions, generating over a billion content views each month.                                                                               

SB Nation, your sports appreciation machine and the fastest-growing online sports media brand, is looking for an ambitious social design intern to help us create fan-friendly visual content for social platforms social platforms.

Interested students should expect a hands-on internship working directly with our social team to create visual experiences that resonate with a mobile-first, digital native audience. This is a fancy way to say we’re making high-touch memes. Interns will be paid and should demonstrate the following:

  • Desire to work in a fun, digital-first newsroom that emphasizes unique writing, distinct voice and commitment to our audience.
  • A fan-centric passion for sports and genuine interest in internet culture.
  • Experience creating graphics with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc). Motion graphics/animation is a plus, but not required.
  • A demonstrated understanding of social media — Instagram, Facebook, Twitter - and an eagerness to explore with how people engage with content there.
  • Interest in a career in online media, shown through either coursework, activity with other publications, or previous internships or jobs with a focus on social media.
  • Commitment to 40 hours per week working in the SB Nation office in downtown Washington D.C. for approximately 12 weeks during Summer 2018. Interns must provide their own transportation. Some assignments will require work outside of the office.
  • Enrollment at a university, as a graduate or undergraduate student.

What a social intern would do

  • Contribute to daily and planned social coverage through the creation of visual social assets
  • Collaborate with our social team to create and execute new templates, formats and visual experiences for social platforms
  • Learn from the best and brightest social minds in the industry!

Does this sound like a good fit to you? Please submit:

1. Your resume
2. A 280-character cover letter
3. Two examples of strong visual design in a sports social media post
4. Two or three examples of your own work that you are proud of
5. Any relevant social media handles you use - Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

About SB Nation

Come fan with us. SB Nation is the largest independent sports media brand, consisting of SBNation.com, MMAFighting.com and over 300 fan-centric team communities.

Headquarters
Size
1400 employees

Tech Stack

  • Fastly CDN
  • Dyn Managed DNS
  • Route 53
  • Amazon SES
  • Gmail
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Bluekai
  • Chartbeat
  • Videology
SB Nation

1201 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20036