Edelman Specialty Services


Edelman is looking for a Design Intern to join its award-winning San Francisco creative team, working on some of the world’s biggest and most exciting brands. Edelman is a great place to grow your talent and hone your craft. You will be challenged to push convention and your own creativity to find the most innovative ways to drive consumer behavior in today’s socially-driven, digital environment.

Edelman is a new kind of agency, at the intersection of PR, Advertising, Social, Digital, and Experiential. We blur the lines between each medium to create smart, innovative, and powerful work that gets people talking and engaging with brands in new ways. We’re passionate, unconventional and driven by a desire to do the best damn work possible. We get results for our clients and have the trophies to prove it. We also laugh a lot… and swear a little. Every day. 

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To see the work, contact us for the password to our SF portfolio site at Or for a sneak peek check out:

As for awards, our SF team added 40+ trophies to the shelf this year across the Webby’s, Cannes Lions, Digiday, Shorty’s, SF Show, National Addy’s and IAC.


The role of the Design Intern is to create smart, beautiful, impactful design across all media. You’ll have an opportunity to work on many different accounts, delivering a wide range of design outputs. From social content and banner ads, to printed materials and all sorts of elements in support of our integrated campaigns.

We expect you to own your projects from beginning to end. Some more specific responsibilities include:

  • Conceptual design that balances form and function to achieve the desired marketing results.
  • Open collaboration with agency team members from creative, account, production, technology, PR, strategy, planning and analytics to produce smart, powerful work.
  • Participation in brainstorms for current client and new business pitches.
  • Assist the creative team with concept development and execution of client assignments.
  • Work with teams to produce creative for new business opportunities, including (but not limited to) presentation design, book and brochure design, digital design and infographics.
  • Work with teams to polish presentations, create graphics for client deliverables, and manage production of internal documents.
  • Organize files, imagery and graphic elements in a manner consistent with office standards.
  • Must be able to communicate thoughts effectively both in writing and in conversation and may be required to make minor edits to designs as it comes up in the course of the work.


  • Killer design chops.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • A passion for and working knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms.
  • Strong communication design sensibilities and an understanding of how composition, information hierarchy, color theory and typography work together to drive home a message.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and brands without sacrificing the quality of the deliverables.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, hustle, hunger and an amazing attitude.
  • Consummate team player that actively participates in design culture, Edelman culture and social media.
  • Obsessive focus on quality, details, and consistency for the best overall results.

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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May 23, 2019, 3:40:03 PM

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