Internship vacancy

We have a vacancy for someone who is creative, enthusiastic and organised with an interest in creative design, website design and UI design.  The successful applicant will be working on the production of a range of websites for different market sectors and will be fully involved in all aspects of the process, giving great experience and also having live websites to show at the end of the placement.  

A LITTLE ABOUT US

Coolsites is a new website brand whose primary product is entry level websites, aimed wide spectrum of business sectors.  We offer top quality websites off the shelf at a fraction of the cost of building a site from scratch.  We are expanding the number of site designs and need help bringing these designs through production.

THE POSITION :

  • Creating graphics for site designs
  • Researching images, creating shortlists and then peocessign the images ready for upload
  • Setting up client sites and sample sites through the CMS
  • Helping create new sites designs
  • Checking accuracy of sub-contracted web coders – checking website displays on desktop, tablet and smartphone


THE REQUIREMENTS :

  • Interest in website design and user interface
  • Knowledge in Adobe CS5.0 or above, especially Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Sound design aesthetic with a solid understanding of typography and color palates
  • Familiarity with CSS would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication, verbal and time management skills
  • Organised, meticulous, and detail oriented.


There may be the opportunity to work on some of the branding  and marketing material, email signature, flyer cards, window ads, email mailshots and PDF help documents.  The placement  will be structured to give practical experience and portfolio pieces for the recent graduate and to give support to the company on this specific project.

The placement will be based in South Manchester and will be between two and four weeks although the duration is flexible. Full time is preferred, but we can consider 3 or 4 days per week.   Day to day expenses will be paid.

To apply for this position please forward a PDF showing your design capabilities and a brief CV outlining your background, creative and technical skills to hello@coolsites.net for the attention of Mike Swift