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Optimist | Los Angeles, CA
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Published 12 days ago

February 10, 2020
May 29, 2020
February 5, 2020
16-40 hours

2020 Photography and Design Internship


POSITION SUMMARY:

Optimist is seeking a creative intern to work closely with the entire team to support our mission of creating high-quality content and telling stories through photography and film. This will be a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in social content creation, documentary production, filmmaking, and design.


The position is unpaid, but we encourage applicants to seek funding from their schools. Must be located in Los Angeles area and willing to work from our office in Atwater Village regularly, with some remote work acceptable as needed. Flexible days and hours, with a minimum of 16 hours per week.


Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Strong and professional communication skills
  • Experienced still photographer
  • Skilled user of Adobe products: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere
  • Familiarity with all major social media platforms
  • Willing to pitch in on a wide range of projects as needed
  • Love of film and storytelling
  • Bonus Skills:
  • Experience with video editing
  • Experience with camera and lighting set up
  • Spanish fluency


DUTIES:


Photography and Film Production

  • Serve as lead still photographer
  • Attend all video shoots for still photography
  • Edit all still photos and curate for social media
  • Serve as PA (Production Assistant) on video shoots as needed
  • Film for social videos and internal content as needed


Design

  • Design assets for announcement of new feature documentary
  • Develop new visual look and feel for upcoming films
  • Lead design of all Optimist marketing materials, including print and digital (examples include: fundraising cards, donor thank you cards, film education toolkits, social media cover images) 


Social

  • Assist with social content development
  • Research subjects for new social media videos
  • Research partners for distributing social videos and form relationships


ABOUT OPTIMIST

At Optimist, we make films with impact. Since 2012, we've created short and feature documentaries (Living on One DollarSalam Neighbor), digital seriesvirtual reality films, and client projects that are designed to change lives. We’re committed making a long-term positive change and run several impact campaigns that have raised millions for poverty alleviation, opened a school in rural Guatemala, and helped connect volunteers to refugees here in the U.S.

2020 Photography and Design Internship


POSITION SUMMARY:

Optimist is seeking a creative intern to work closely with the entire team to support our mission of creating high-quality content and telling stories through photography and…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please send résumé and cover letter to jenna@optimist.co

TO APPLY:

Please send résumé and cover letter to jenna@optimist.co

Location

Los Angeles, CA

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