Design Intern

Digital Marketing Designer (Internship)

Who we are

3rd & Lamar, LLC is an Austin-based ad agency and production house (, as well as a subscription media company covering Austin business subculture (

What we need

We’re looking for a talented designer to join our team on a contract basis. The ideal candidate is a proficient designer who has a strong interest in digital marketing and media.

What we’re asking for

  • Create web ads for social media and display

  • Create print ads for clients and for 3rd & Lamar Media

  • Design decks for client presentations and other internal projects

  • Proficient in a variety of design tools like Adobe CS (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator)

  • Bonus points for competencies in motion graphics and video editing

Good vs. Bad Designer

Below are qualities and behaviors that distinguish high performers vs. low performers in this role.

A good designer… A bad designer…
-Has a strong desire to work in media -Is indifferent about the work itself
-Is passionate about a career in design -Goes through the motions at work
-Takes detailed notes & has thorough follow-thru -Relies on others to follow-up with action items
-Creates high-performing ad creative -Makes excuses for bad ad creative
-Builds a trust-based relationship with account team -Fails to build rapport with account team
-Is organized & plans out each day and each week -Jumps from one task to another with no direction
-Is goal-oriented and understands their value -Isn’t sure if they are doing a good job or bad job
-Anticipates potential problems & prevents them -Consistently is blindsided by avoidable issues
-Triple checks work for errors -Believes typos, bad grammar, and mistakes are no big deal

Qualities we like

  • Self-motivated

  • Competitive

  • Ambitious

  • Independent

  • Creative

  • Composed

Payment and benefits

  • We will teach you everything that we know about digital marketing and media

  • Competitive pay

  • Opportunity to transition into a full-time role

  • Free 3rd & Lamar hat and subscription

  • Monthly company happy hours


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