City of Tuscaloosa: Graphic Design Intern

Aug 18, 2023

Posted: August 18, 2023

The City of Tuscaloosa is seeking a Graphic Design Intern. The graphic design intern works with the Strategic Communications Department of the City of Tuscaloosa to assist in executing the City’s marketing and public relations strategies across platforms including social media, websites, advertising and more. This role offers the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including branding, digital advertising, traditional and non-traditional media platforms, and public education.

Reports to: Marketing Manager

Key duties:

  • Assists in development and design of communication materials for City event and public education
  • Assists in the creative development and production of City publications, such as reports and newsletters
  • Assists with managing the visual identity of the City of Tuscaloosa (including city operated venues and events)
  • Develops and designs specialty designed print and electronic publications and other promotional items
  • Research innovative and effective campaigns and art direction


  • Current student studying Graphic Design, Communications, Advertising or similar field
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Illustrator, Indesign, and Photoshop)
  • Effectively applying the principles of art and design in visual communications
  • Ability to discern and use color
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects/deadlines
  • Great attitude and ability to work well with a team
  • Photography/photo editing experience preferred

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and portfolio to