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Summer Internship 2023- Graphic Design

DATE:  Nov 14, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
REQ #:  139308
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

Summer 2023 Internship – Graphic Design Intern 


The Designer Brands 2023 Summer Internship Program is an elite group of university students who will be part of a robust, 10-week program with the opportunity to work, learn and immerse themselves in the day-to-day operations of their function. The program will consist of hands-on experience, skill-building, cross-functional collaboration, and networking to support professional development.


The Graphic Design Intern will create emails and website assets, although primary work will be email creation. In a typical day, they will touch multiple projects and parts of the process, such as designing the first draft of an email, plugging in copy, and making edits to artwork as needed. They will learn to collaborate with project managers to understand the direction and intent of the project, they will collaborate with the traffic team to discuss project deadlines, and they will learn how day-to-day creative aligns to a bigger creative concept. 




  • Adobe Creative Suite Experience (particularly InDesign) 
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Previous internship experience or relevant school involvement beyond their standard coursework 
  • Self-starter, good time management, creative, with ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work 40 hours/week for the duration of the program (June-August)
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate (rising Seniors)
  • Internships will begin Summer 2023 June-August and last 10 weeks
  • All interns are full-time, paid positions
  • Only the candidates who meet the internship requirements will be contacted for interviews
  • All interns will be required to complete a project at the end of the internship program



Benefits for Interns:

  • Competitive hourly wages
  • Hybrid or remote work model, depending on function
  • Merchandise discount at DSW and Vince Camuto


You must apply through our internal portal: 
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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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