2018 Employer Profile: FleishmanHillard, Washington, DC


FleishmanHillard is hiring Junior Graphic Designers and Junior Motion Designers.


FleishmanHillard’s Washington, D.C., office is one of the most prominent public relations offices in the D.C. metro area. With seven practice areas covering brand marketing, corporate, creative, digital & social, healthcare, public affairs and public sector, the D.C. office touches a unique portfolio of clients across a wide variety of sectors. Employees in the D.C. office come from a variety of backgrounds in public relations and government policy to provide the highest quality counsel for our clients.

Graphic Design Intern

Position Overview and Responsibilities:
The Creative Studio at FleishmanHillard in Washington, D.C. is looking to hire a graphic design intern who is a passionate, innovative, creative thinker, with strong design aesthetics. Design interns work closely with other members of the creative team on a wide range of real client work across multiple sectors.

They’re looking for someone who has the ability to juggle a variety of projects and meet client expectations and deadlines. Candidates must have strong, well-rounded design skills and demonstrate those skills through a robust portfolio.

Interns have the opportunity to work on a variety of print, digital, social, interactive and motion projects. This includes the early stages of some of our most exciting and challenging projects.


  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Knowledge about design fundamentals and principles
  • Motivation and passion
  • Ability to work easily in both large team environments, or independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Prioritization skills
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is mandatory (especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Be willing to experiment, comfortable trying new things, and not afraid to fail

Other Qualities – not required:

  • Motion graphics and video editing (specifically After Effects and/or Final Cut Pro)
  • Print production experience
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS

Motion Graphics Intern

Position Overview and Responsibilities
As a fully integrated member of the creative team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety digital, interactive and motion projects. You’ll also get involved in the early stages of some of our most exciting and challenging projects.

This is a full-time, paid internship with a three-month term. The Creative Studio at FleishmanHillard will only consider applicants who submit an online portfolio or a PDF portfolio.

Any candidate hoping for serious consideration MUST submit a portfolio of work. Reels, portfolio webpages and YouTube/Vimeo channels are all acceptable. If submitting a reel, please include a description of some of the projects you sampled and how you were involved in them (either in the video description, or somewhere else in the application.

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 9
Provide a link to an online portfolio or a PDF (no more than 5MB please!) that demonstrates these skills, to be considered.

About the Creative Studio
We are a team of designers, video producers, editors, animators and big creative thinkers. Our studio is small but mighty and services the entire FleishmanHillard network. We pride ourselves on our work, and ability to constantly deliver strategic and creative solutions.

We’re hard workers, but are a laidback and close-knit group. We’re hoping all this sounds amazing and that you’ll be a good fit for our team!