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Job Title: Graphic Design & Production Intern
Department: Marketing (branding, creative, PR, digital, storytelling)
Location: Austin, TX
Reports to: Vice President of Marketing

About Raise Your Hand Texas

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with two distinct but related missions. First, we support programmatic initiatives structured to identify, pilot, and scale systemic improvements in public education. Second, we support public policy solutions that invest in our students, encourage innovation and autonomy, and improve college and workforce readiness.

The future of Texas – our economy, communities, and citizenry – depends on how well we prepare our students today. All students deserve a level playing field and equal access to a quality public education. We believe our public schools represent our greatest hope for educating and preparing all 5+ million Texas students for the future.

If you’re ready to get engaged, join us to help strengthen and improve public schools for all Texas students. Because the future of Texas is in our public schools.

Position Description

Raise Your Hand Texas seeks an intern to support creative design and multimedia production initiatives to help increase affinity of and support for public schools across Texas. We are looking for a utility player who can float across disciplines, providing support to multiple members of the Marketing team.

Role and Responsibilities:

The intern will work most closely with the Visual Design Strategist and Multimedia Graphic Designer, but also with the rest of the Marketing team:

Graphic design

  • Print collateral layout and design
  • Event support materials/signage and promotional items
  • Website wireframing, layout, design, image SEO optimization, and UI audit
  • Digital/social media image layout and design
  • Digital image optimization and touchups

Digital Production

  • Video editing for stories, professional development segments, and more
  • Color correction and audio editing/enhancement
  • On-screen graphics/animation

Creative Asset Organization

  • Upload, organize, and maintain imagery in creative asset management system and internal server

Story/Interview Support

  • On-site setup and production assistance

Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a design, production, creative, or communications major
  • Alignment with the core beliefs and mission of Raise Your Hand Texas
  • Familiarity with, and commitment to improving, the Texas K-12 public school system
  • Familiarity with some/all of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition) and PowerPoint or Keynote
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Based in Austin
  • Some paid travel may be requested, depending upon the intern’s schedule

Beneficial experience

  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Experience with video production and/or photography

Application Instructions

The position is available for up to 20 hours per week, dependent upon the intern’s schedule, at a rate of $20/ hour. The position is initially offered for the remainder of the year and the Spring semester. Please send a cover letter and resume to Petri Darby, VP of Marketing at pdarby@ryht.org.