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Motion Design Intern

Envisionit, an award-winning digital marketing agency based in Chicago, is looking for the next up-and-coming designer to join our creative team this spring. As our Motion Design Intern, you’ll learn the ins and outs of bringing digital campaigns to life in motion (think social campaigns, brand videos, sizzle reels, and display ads). You’ll also partner with seriously talented designers to support visual design assets. Along the way, you’ll play a role in up-leveling our creative and gain a greater understanding of everything that goes into creating a show-stopping marketing campaign.

This is a paid, part-time & temporary position (18-20 hours per week) that will ideally be onsite one day a week in our Chicago office (for local candidates). The timeframe for the internships is April through early August, but we will work with the candidate to align on the specific dates. 


Here’s a sneak peek of what you could be doing in a typical day:

Brainstorming: Participate in creative brainstorm meetings and contribute to the development of creative work

Motion Design Support: Assist in creating animations, graphics, and visual effects for various projects and aspect ratios (social, OLV, explainer videos, and sizzle reels)

Brand Design and Production: Concept and design campaign assets and brand collateral, including templates, infographics, and presentations

Agency Marketing and Promotion: Collaborate with internal teams to create social media assets and blog visuals as well as refine slide decks to ensure brand alignment

Organizational Support: Organize motion design templates as well motion, image, video, font, and music libraries

Production Assistance: Support various post-production tasks, including backing up raw footage, color correcting, pulling selects, organizing files, and creative resizes

Presenting Work: Shadow designers during client presentations and get an inside look at one of the most critical parts of the job - presenting work and communicating ideas to clients with opportunities to share your own work 


What you’ll take away from the experience:

Real-world exposure to digital marketing/agency life

Solid understanding of the role that motion plays in creative campaigns from concept through execution, and everything in-between

Insight, experience, and confidence in communicating creative ideas to peers and leadership teams

Produced, stunning marketing pieces that are portfolio-worthy

Ownership of at least one capstone project from conception through completion

Experience receiving feedback from creatives and clients (and how to roll on through)

Well-rounded toolkit of stronger design skills, having worked alongside interaction designers, motion designers, copywriters, content strategists, and creative directors

Polished, impressive motion pieces you’ll be proud to add to your portfolio 


Is this you?

Completed a minimum of 3 semesters or equivalent in your program 

Background and proficiency in motion design and editing across various channels 

Passion for motion, visual design, and a strong desire to learn and grow within the digital marketing industry

Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, After Effects and Premiere Pro. Knowledge of Figma is a plus. 

Eagle eye for detail and a strong knowledge of design principles

Highly organized with the ability to work independently and pick up new concepts quickly

Ready, eager, and able to roll up your sleeves

Not afraid to ask A LOT of questions 

Experience and/or education within graphic design, interaction design, design production, marketing, or advertising fields

You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this role - we are open to non-local candidates, but are unable to consider candidates located in California, New York State, or Washington at this time. 

*Submissions without a portfolio will not be considered. Please either include your portfolio URL in your resume, or upload it with your resume as a single PDF.


Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not currently accepting phone calls about employment opportunities or application status. In addition, we cannot pay for relocation expenses or act as an immigration sponsor at this time. Please peruse our website and socials to learn more about us:

Envisionit is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Envisionit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, contact HR Manager Ali Aguilar at or 312-262-6602.


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