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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER / ILLUSTRATOR – Internship

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Local Bigwig seeks interns! Local Bigwig is a leading short-term home rental community connecting Homeowners looking to rent out their homes and Travelers seeking a unique, local travel experience. This is an exciting opportunity for someone bright and motivated to make an impact and significantly contribute as a Graphic Designer, Photographer or Illustrator. Work extensively with IT and Brand Management teams to develop and execute projects.

Specific Responsibilities:
o Collaborate with Brand Management and IT to design and complete graphic pieces
o Create layout and spreads for various pages and sections of the website
o Capture photographic elements to reinforce brand positioning
o Help design and deployment of eNewsletters
o Understand effects of graphic communications and how they shape perceptions of the

Local Bigwig brand:
o Communicate issues, progresses and concerns on a frequent basis

Job Requirements:
o Passion to explore user-centered design ideas and online technologies
o Flexibility to adapt to changing trends of the business and/or strategic marketing initiatives
o Inquisitiveness and open mind about the travel accommodations industry
o Resourcefulness, loads of creativity and great interpersonal skills
o Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop
o Some work experience would be ideal

Benefits/Perks:
o Be part of a smart, dynamic team where your ideas and contributions will be highly valued
o Gain exceptional work experience at a start-up
o Opportunities to practice both written and oral presentations skills.
o Participate in mentor services, business seminars and networking opportunities
o Career guidance and support
o College credit available

About Local Bigwig LLC
Local Bigwig LLC facilitates the search for local life experiences in metropolitan destinations around the world. Homeowners and travelers who are looking to share or experience the local life connect on www.LocalBigwig.com – an easy, intuitive, and transparent online environment. Exceptional customer service, comprehensive marketing campaigns, ongoing website enhancements and positive travel experiences continue to propel Local Bigwig as the top-of- mind accommodation option for travel around the world.
Local Bigwig LLC is part of the NYU-Poly Business Incubator Program which is jointly supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Real Estate Division of Trinity Church and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
Combine your interest in technology and travel and join the Local Bigwig team!

Contact:
Ray Madronio 160 Varick Street, Floor 12 New York, NY 10013
212.292.3160 office
ray@localbigwig.com

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