Paid Graphic Design Internship Remote Fall 2021 Rising Tide Interactive

Rising Tide Interactive is currently accepting applications for our paid graphic design internship for Fall 2021. Our interns will have the opportunity to join us in our work with Democratic and campaigns, committees, PACs, and nonprofits to develop and implement the digital strategies that win races and create change. Also: *every* internship comes with training and mentoring opportunities (this isn’t a gimmick; we want to help you learn!).


What you'll do:

  • Build out sizes and versions of existing designs for a variety of online platforms like Google and Facebook
  • Create graphic assets for design and video projects
  • Design original graphics
  • Recommend visuals for RTI’s creative by finding stock and other imagery for a variety of projects
  • Organize assets for the Creative Team
  • Assist the Creative Team with other tasks that align with your skills and goals


You'll learn the ins and outs of graphic design production processes, tactics, and creative management from a dedicated team of creative professionals. This internship will allow you to gain useful experience in political graphic design for digital platforms, and you’ll leave the internship with portfolio-ready design work.Candidates should have experience in Adobe CC (primarily Photoshop and Illustrator) and strong attention to detail. Experience with motion graphics, After Effects, and an interest in Democratic politics is a plus.


The important stuff:

  • Paid internship? Yep! We pay $15.20/hour
  • You can work part-time (at least 20 hours/week) or full-time (up to 35 hours/week)
  • Fall internships typically run from August 30, 2021 to December 17, 2021, but we’re flexible with start/end dates
  • Location: Due to COVID-19, our offices are currently closed, so all fall internships will be remote. We will provide a laptop and a remote work stipend of $250 to help you get set up.


Nuts & bolts:

  • Let us know what your availability is for the fall.
  • Applications will be accepted until the end of the day on August 6, 2021, and must include a cover letter and resume. Final selection decisions will be communicated by August 20, 2021.


About us:

Since 2011, we’ve worked with clients like Sens. Tim Kaine, Jacky Rosen, and Kyrsten Sinema, Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee, FWD.us, Voto Latino, the Southern Poverty Law Center, DCCC, DGA, DLCC, Giffords, and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, and we’re ready for our best election cycle yet in 2022.We prioritize creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work. Candidates from all backgrounds, including people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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