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Happy Medium

Design Intern

Creative – Des Moines, Iowa
Department Creative
Employment Type Internship
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Paid

Happy Medium is a company comprised of creators, innovators, artists, storytellers, makers and leaders. While operating as a full-service digital creative agency, it also thrives on the development of its own cutting-edge products and technology. We implement the same strategies for our clients that we do for ourselves and it proves effective time after time. Happy Medium has had repeat appearances on the Inc. 5000 list, awarded to the fastest growing companies in the United States. It has also been honored as Best Workplace for Young Professionals by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Business with a Bright Future by the Business Record, Best Social Media Company and other accolades. Company culture is a priority to the agency which is demonstrated in the unique benefits, competitive pay and the following founding principles: Curiosity, Happiness, Integrity and Teamwork.


Happy Medium, an honest, full-service interactive advertising agency based in Des Moines, is seeking a design intern for the school year of 2019-2020.


The design intern’s primary responsibility will be to work with the Happy Medium team to accomplish creative projects in print and digital.  Happy Medium has a user-centered design focus and wants an intern that can fight for and sell work that prioritizes users. You will have the opportunity to work, interact, and learn from everyone in the company.



  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  •  An understanding of front-end web design
  •  Repertoire of illustration styles
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Team-player, willing to work with a small team to complete projects
  • Firm grasp of typography
  • Capable of giving and receiving constructive criticism
  • Ability to explain rationale behind their design choices


Current college students with design background preferred, must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and be knowledgeable about designing for the web.


Must be able to work 20 hours per week. Must be able to work at least three consecutive days to ensure continuity for an ideal learning experience. (Mon-Wed, Tue-Thu, or Wed-Fri). 


 For more company information please visit: www.itsahappymedium.com and www.facebook.com/itsahappymedium.

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