Shift.ms Internship

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

Shift.ms is the social network for people with multiple sclerosis. It’s built on users supporting each other – we believe in information from experience.

 

Along with providing a platform for peer-to-peer support, we produce digital tools and content to support our 10,000+ members.

 

We apply our knowledge and creative processes to patient-led design throughout all of our work.

 

We’re looking for a graphic design intern with animation skills to help support the Shift.ms service design team. They will be involved in the ongoing development of the Shift.ms website and its features, along with supporting projects aimed at empowering patients and reducing isolation.

 

 

PRIMARY TASKS

We are looking for a passionate and hard working creative to support in content generation across the full spectrum of projects at Shift.ms.

 

If you are interested in the impact creatives can have on the social sector then we want to hear from you.

 

You’ll be based at Shift.ms’ studio, Makerversity, Somerset House, London.

 

 

MAIN DUTIES

Graphic design and artworking

Animation & film editing

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Excellent graphics skills

Design student or graduate

Good working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign

Ability to follow brand guidelines

Sketching and visualisation skills

 

Experience capturing video footage and editing for web

Planning and storyboarding

Creating innovative titles and graphic (animation skills would be a bonus)

Editing to tight time and brief restrictions

 

Excellent communication skills

Able to present to and interact with key stakeholders, including internal management, external funders and project partners

Experience working with external suppliers and printers

Experience / willingness to input on workshops

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Hours: 37.5 hours a week

Contract: 6 months

Salary: £18,330 pro rata (the London living wage)

Annual Leave: 24 days plus public holidays per annum.

 

Closing Date: 22nd July

Interviews will be held: Somerset House, London (date tbd)

 

Please apply with a covering letter and copy of your CV and portfolio to:

[email protected]

 

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