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Digital Media Designer Internship

Digital Media Designer Internship

Posted by on Sep 12, 2015 in | 0 comments |

Yahala Voice’s Interactive department develops content and applications for digital platforms including the Web, interactive television and mobile devices. Yahala Voice currntly provides users with a place to interact, learn more, and connect with others on the issues and topics explored on radio and television. This is an exciting opportunity to help contribute to one of the most popular Web sites in public broadcasting. Yahala Voice is committed to deliver high-quality, non-commercial media that informs, educates and entertains, to an increasingly wider audience through the development of original online content.

The successful candidate will have strong oral communications, writing and research skills, some experience with digital design and website maintenance, will exhibit creativity and innovative thinking, and will demonstrate the ability to take direction and to work independently and collaboratively, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks. Applicants with a strong interest in digital design, print design , communications, and marketing are encouraged to apply.

We offer internships during all academic semesters (Spring, Summer, and Fall) in many of our business departments.
If you’re ready to apply, just click on the “Read More” button and fill out the form. We review internship applications at the start of each semester and will contact candidates who match the available positions.

Division:

»Digital Media Designer Internship

Division:
»Interactive & Digital Services

Department:
»Interactive Design

Internship Duties:

»Digitizes, logs and edits programs to be podcast-ready, using Final Cut Pro or similar software.
»Compresses and encodes media files for streaming or downloading.
»Conducts outreach campaign to build awareness of Yahala Voice’s podcast through participation on blogs, online discussions, social networks and related activities.
»Searches the Web & directories for relevant, quality content (podcast, video, blogs, etc.).
»Reports on local events for Yahala Voice.
»Creates Google map and photo slideshows for Yahala Voice.
»Prepares images and implements site updates via content management system (CMS) and HTML for Yahala Voice.
»Analyzes and reports site wide Web traffic statistics and trends.
»Participates in team editorial and operations meetings.
»Performs other duties as assigned.

Internship Qualifications:

»The right candidate must be passionate about public media and social media.
»The ideal candidate has knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, video compression tools, and basic HTML.
»Strong organizational and research skills.
»Ability to work independently on tight deadlines and to balance multiple projects.
»Excellent oral and written communication skills.
»Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as strong experience conducting online research.
»Understanding of Yahala Voice is helpful.
»Knowledge of or willingness to learn basic HTML a plus.

Application Deadlines*:

Winter/Spring – Applications must be submitted by November 15.
Summer – Applications must be submitted by March 29 .
Fall – Applications must be submitted by June 21 .

*Application deadlines are subject to change.  Join Our emailing list to receive information and deadline updates.

 

Terms Available*:

Fall Term:
»September-December

Spring Term:
»January-April

Summer Term:

»May-August

Please apply two months prior to start of term.

**This is a part-time unpaid internship that offers a great learning experience and flexible schedule.**

 

 

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