Visual Design Intern

Posted: Sep 6, 2020

Based in Chicago, Wayward Tours is in the fun business of making cultural connections.


We are a small group of food, wine, and travel enthusiasts passionate about sharing the delicious flavors and rich history of the coastal Midwest- one bite and town at a time.


Together with our partners, we provide immersive 'daycations' featuring guided tours of the best U-pick farms, restaurants, wineries, cider mills, and breweries in the Midwest with round-trip transportation from Chicago.


We are preparing for our launch and are seeking short term visual design support.


You might be our Designer & Visual Creative Intern if you have:


  • Demonstrable experience working with software like Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, Mailchimp, or something else.

  • Copy-writing skills with experience in producing high-converting content for social media and emails.

  • Understanding of the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, and proportion.

  • A strategic design process that you follow with everything you create.

  • Excellent communication and creative thinking skills and the ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions.

  • Great attention to detail, with the ability to proof both your words and your pixels.

  • An open-mind and are growth-orientated ? you love trying new things, developing new skills, and are motivated, not deterred, by failing.

  • A commitment to speed, reliability, and excellence in everything you do.

  • A love of brainstorming sessions and believe collaboration and experimentation are critical to success.


You'll get bonus points if you have experience with:

  • Front-end programming, HTML, CSS, JS.

  • Digital Illustration.

  • Video production or motion graphics.

  • Ecotourism.

  • Working in marketing.

  • Startups.


What you'll do:

  • Tell visual stories through graphic design for our blog, digital guides, social media, advertisements, printed materials, and more ? you tell us!

  • Craft novel moments of storytelling for our marketing campaigns, such as e-blasts, advertisements, and landing pages.

  • Share ownership of the Wayward Tours brand identity and protect it at all costs.

  • Challenge the status quo, pitch ideas for improvement, and influence all aspects of our marketing process.

  • Often work on the creative for very broadly defined, loose concepts, and sometimes on narrowly defined, tactical deliverables.

  • Conspire and collaborate on projects with the leadership team.


What we'll do:

  • Help you focus on what you do best ? whether that's sketches, designs, videos, or illustration ? and give you the opportunities to sharpen new skills you have your design eye on.

  • Provide an environment in which you can thrive as an individual and a member of a diverse team.

  • Give you the agency in your work to shape outcomes that you can proudly own.


You may also be suited to this role if you:

  • Have an interest in history, farming, and sustainability

  • Are passionate about food, wine, and all things F.L.O.S.S (fresh, local, organic, seasonal, and sustainable)

  • Are excited about promoting socially responsible small business owners

More Information

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