Southwest Airlines Co.

Visual Communications Intern - Fall 2018

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Post Ending Date
35-Communication & Outreach


 We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Assist Graphic Design & Creative Services Team with production requests (banners, ads, digital signage, and print signage).


Provide support to Graphic Design & Creative Services Team.


Handle special projects as assigned.


Communicate ideas through ‘Concept and Brainstorm’ sessions.


Attend cross-functional meetings as needed.





High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.


Must be at least 18 years of age.


Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.




Qualified applicants must have completed two years (or four semesters) towards an Associates, Bachelors or Related Degree Program in: Design Art, Visual Communication, Design Communication, Graphic Design, or a corresponding degree by the internship start date.


To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours)


Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.




Prior work experience in design preferred, but not required.


Proficient with Industry Standard Design Software (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop) required.


Experience in Adobe AfterEffects and Adobe Flash preferred.


Skills and Abilities:


Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team.


Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines.


Ability to organize and prioritize workload effectively.


Excellent verbal, visual, and written communication skills.


An eye for design, trends, and color.


Understanding of composition for digital creation.


Interests/experience with publication layout, conceptual thinking, brainstorming, and production.


Photography skills and photo imaging skills preferred.


Multimedia design skills preferred.


Please be prepared to provide the following information (if requested):




Unofficial transcript


Samples of Design Work


Letters of Recommendation


Time Commitment:


Full Time - 40 hours per week




$15.00 hourly + flight privileges


This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.


All students must apply online at


Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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