28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.
A Brief Summary of This Position:
Valmont is looking for a Graphic Design Intern for their Irrigation Division. The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with graphic design (both print and digital) and photo manipulation/editing. The Graphic Design Intern will focus on delivering high-quality marketing deliverables in the pursuit of strengthening the Valley brand, increasing awareness and generating demand. The Intern will work directly with the Global Valley Marketing team.
Valmont’s internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.
Understanding of design principles and ability to ensure visual consistency of the brand across all materials
Design brochures, flyers, postcards, digital signage, logos and other material within the branding guidelines
Experience with image editing, compression, file correction and optimization techniques
Knowledge of specific file types, including which are best to use for production
Fluency in file size requirements for social media, including cover images, profile photos, shared images, etc.
Able to take direction and work independently on multiple assigned projects
Clearly and consistently communicate between internal teams
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or related field, or equivalent experience and background or MBA Student
Ability to work part time starting January 2019
Strong design skills reflected in a current portfolio of school assignments or work product
Detail oriented with solid organizational skills
Work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Motivated individual with a desire to tackle challenging opportunities
Strong time-management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
Articulate, strong interpersonal skills, team oriented and personable
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Premier Pro, and After Effects)
Collaborative and creative
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Experience with HTML and CSS
Interest in international marketing
Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader
Paid Internship – Valmont values you
Potential development into a regular full-time position
Flexible full-time day shift hours
A thriving culture in a growing business
Interactive group activities with intern peers
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception
Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.
Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.
From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.
Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.
We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.
Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.