Digital Design Intern

Business Name: 
Mercatus Inc.
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
San Mateo, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
3 days/24 hours per week
Pay Range: 

- Build a diverse portfolio of work while gaining firsthand digital marketing experience
- Flexible scheduling, 2-3 days a week in office (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
- Compensation and/or college credit provided

Duration of Position: 

6 - 8 weeks

Position Description: 

Mercatus is seeking a multi-media skilled intern to assist the Marketing team in the development of campaigns and branding exercises. The intern will take on several design projects that are crucial elements of digital marketing functions, including email campaigns, video creation and collateral design. This part-time internship offers a great deal of hands-on experience, with flexible scheduling and a 6-week minimum commitment.  

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Edit short videos for company and product promotion
  • Design templates for various email campaigns
  • Create the look and feel for an entire event, including a logo, branding, etc
  • Design a trade show booth and supporting branded collateral 
  • Create a unified brand image across all digital platforms
  • Design templates and images for various types of collateral from reports to infographics
Required Qualifications: 

Required qualifications

- Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro and After Effects and/or
other common design and layout applications
- Able to code in HTML and CSS, primarily for email design & mail client testing
- Microsoft office (powerpoint)

Preferred qualifications

Having a computer and access to graphic design and layout software is preferred but not required
Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent time management skills
Must have the ability to work independently as well as in partnership with team
Must be able to define and work to deadlines

How to Apply: 

Email your resume and portfolio to Austin Bartlett at


Application Deadline: 
Open until filled