Converse Digital Design Undergraduate Internship

Nike Inc.
Boston, MA, USA
Posted 20 hours ago
Full time

Become part of the Converse Team

Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.

About The Team

The Global Digital Content & Design team at Converse creates strategic and distinct digital experiences to inspire our audience. We’re powered by the people and style of our communities. We’re energized by our innovation and purpose. And we’re constantly searching for the stories behind our products. Check out all that creative? Our team designs that. Our team is made up of four different functions that work together: Creative Operations, Digital Content, Digital Design and Digital Copy.

Together, we strive to create content that exemplifies our Brand Mission, Values, and Purpose (aka, our MVP). We develop content and storytelling that supports our digital direct commerce & wholesale ecosystem. We’re talking everything from, our B2B site, email campaigns, paid social, and much more. As a team, we move our business goals forward through compelling brand stories, seasonal commercial stories and custom “Converse By You” content across our digital channels—all over the world.

About The Role

As an intern for the Global Digital Content & Design Team at Converse (based at Converse WHQ in Boston), you will be responsible for helping to bring this unique brand to life across our digital ecosystem with a focus on content creation. From site creative, art direction, to email campaigns and creative in social channels, your insight and creative approach will help bring our strategy to life for our consumer in an impactful way.

For the Digital Content Intern - we are looking for a multi-faceted digital creative. This person is a maker who is comfortable ideating and performing within the digital space. Someone who is comfortable in multiple roles; pushing their creativity through design one day, and brainstorming concept ideas the next. They are comfortable in a team setting. Working with anyone from merchandising to copywriters, to fellow creatives. Someone who is vibrant, hungry, and eager to learn will thrive in this role.

What We’re Looking For

  • Passion for the Converse Brand and for creating high-quality creative work

  • Strong graphic design and typography skills as a design foundation

  • Passion and interest in photography / videography / art direction / content creation

  • Can create and ideate inventive content solutions

  • Craft and develop digital content and storytelling with our Gen-Z consumer in mind

  • Someone who is in-tune with current youth culture (music, art, fashion, sneakers)

  • Someone who is resourceful, takes initiative, and has high attention to detail.

  • Someone who is a clear, concise, and a responsive communicator over Slack, Email, Zoom, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential

  • Ability to effectively present creative work over Zoom and in-person

  • Team player who inspires and challenges other team members

  • Ability to work with project management software, to track tasks and appropriately time manage

  • Experience in designing in the digital space; proficiency in Keynote, Adobe Suite & Figma

  • Understanding of current digital and social design trends

  • Must show fully comprehensive portfolio. We are looking for a portfolio of work that can show a strong range of content creation; video, editing, art direction, and design.

Additional Proficiencies:

  • Knowledge of UX standard processes a plus

  • Video / Motion work

Converse requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Converse will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

Converse is more than a company; it’s a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we’re different.

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