Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Internship Opportunity at Worn

Worn (www.wornforpeace.com) is a new brand that is seeking two interns who wants to change the world through fashion. This project’s goal is to provide a supplemental income to refugee women living in the United States by paying them a living wage to hand knit different accessories such as a circle or cowl scarf. Worn is project sponsored by Catholic Charities, thus those who are interested in being part of a new brand that is seeking to transform the lives of a refugee women, we would love for your to be a part of this new team We are a small company so you will be interacting with multiple departments and given important and varied responsibilities .Working here, a lot will be expected of you – originality, creativity, consistency – but it’s all for a great cause, and you will certainly learn a lot. Our interns have a very hands-on role in the day-to-day operations of our company, and they get to bring a lot of fresh ideas to the table.

Requirements for the Retail Intern
As an intern, you will be focusing on creating assets for all things retail. We create a steady stream of in-store displays, window displays, installations, and invites. These range from seasonal campaigns, specific product pushes, to unique celebrations and everything in between. Intern will also assist in managing in-store marketing programs, creating in-store displays and planning and executing retail events, all with the goal of helping retailers sell-through their product.

We want to hear from you if you are• A Graphic Design Major or Environmental Design Major or Fashion Merchandising
• Familiar with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• Strong with typography and layout skills
• Experience designing 3D mock-ups and renderings or a quick learner
• Illustration/drafting and construction skills are a plus
• Excellent visual, oral and written communication skills
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding follow through skills, with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities
• Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to multi-task
• Interested in learning and contributing ideas
• Resourceful Problem Solver
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Please forward resumes and inquires to Rueben Gonzales (rgonzales@ccdofw.org).