Design Intern

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Design Intern

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Alberta Views magazine is looking for a design intern to join our small but dedicated staff. This is a paid, full- or part-time, temporary position running from June to August, based in our Calgary office.

Aim: Provide outstanding support to our art director. Create layouts, illustrations and in-house promotional materials that are consistent with our magazine’s mandate and visual identity.

Hours: To be negotiated.


  • Student or recent graduate in a recognized post-secondary design or arts program.
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Experience as an illustrator would be an asset.
  • Understanding of magazine design would be an asset.
  • Experience creating info-graphics would be an asset.
  • Interest in politics, culture, the arts.
  • Ability to read and analyse magazine content and come up with visual concepts to communicate the purpose or essence of the original writing.
  • Independent/proactive/cooperative/ability to work as part of a team.


  • Design.
  • Work with art director on visual concepts for magazine articles.
  • If appropriate, create illustrations for magazine articles and in-house promotional materials.
  • Create magazine layout using AV templates and InDesign stylesheets.
  • Create branding and marketing materials for subscription and advertising campaigns that demonstrate an understanding of the magazine’s mandate and identity.
  • Production and other tasks.
  • Prepare client advertisements for publication by checking file for colour, resolution, etc.
  • Communicate with visual contributors, obtain permissions for publishing images.
  • Research existing images and art for use in the magazine.
  • Participate in layout meeting.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Please provide samples of your work or a link to your online portfolio.

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