Fairphone is a social enterprise driving change in the electronics industry from the inside out. Our business model is based on social values and securing continuity, and centers around producing and marketing smartphones in a way that puts social and environmental values first.
We are looking for a Graphic Design Intern to become part of our growing team of passionate people who work to achieve our mission. If you are as excited as we are about creating positive change, then have a look at our vacancy below.
LOCATION: Amsterdam · HOURS: 32-40 hours/week · START: March 2021 · DURATION: 6 months · DEADLINE TO APPLY: 17.01.2021
What we’re looking for
Are you interested to learn about everything it takes to create a brand? Join the Fairphone Brand team and experience how we create our visual identity, social media posts, videos and digital ads. Your main tasks require basic design skills, so we are looking for someone who specifically wants to grow in the field of graphic/visual design and video content.
Some tasks you can expect (examples):
Create banners for social media with Rae and Sharon. Design a brochure for our Commercial team in 8 languages with Kim. Edit a short video with Jan. Arrange a product shoot with a photographer. Send out Fairphones for PR with Ioiana.
We expect you to be open to learn about all operations within our team and we will make room for you to learn more about the field of your specific interest.
Your future Team: Our Brand Team
Head of Brand
PR and Communications Manager
Social Media and Community Manager
You take initiative and see opportunities where others might see issues and like to solve things through creative thinking.
You have the ability to integrate yourself in the work environment of a young company that is fast paced and determined by constant change, meaning you are flexible, but extremely detail-oriented.
You embrace diversity in thoughts, opinions, and backgrounds and feel good working with many nationalities in a multicultural environment.
You are self-motivated and have a positive attitude.
You feel a strong connection with Fairphone’s vision and values.
You live in the Netherlands.
Support our visual designer with the creation and maintenance of our visual identity (logo, font, colour, illustration, photography, icons, animation, user interface design).
Create assets such as: presentations, social media banners, brochures, webpages, product shots, digital ads and packaging artwork.
Support our content manager with the creation of video content for channels like Youtube, Facebook and our own website.
Your Skills & Experiences
You study graphic design, multimedia design, marketing, branding or another relevant study program.
You have a portfolio that shows your interest in graphic design.
You are familiar with design software (such as Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Sketch) on at least a basic level. Photography, video editing and animation skills are a plus.
You have a keen eye for aesthetics and details.
You are hands-on, organized and have great planning skills.
You have excellent English written and verbal communication skills. German, French, Dutch or any other European language is a plus.
What can Fairphone offer you?
Fairphone gives you the opportunity to create impact within the organization.
A dedicated manager and clear role in an ambitious team within an organization full of international, warm-hearted team members.
A financial compensation in accordance with market standards for Dutch internships (600€/month).
You will also receive the following benefits once the coronavirus measures are over:
Daily, healthy lunch, organic fairtrade coffee, lemonade and many more tasty things.
Public transport allowance – we support you if you come by public transport up to 100 Euros.
Weekly Yoga and/or Bootcamp sessions at the office.
(Seasonal) Dutch-classes if you are not a native speaker.