Company: Ogilvy
Location: New York, NY 10036 (Clinton area)

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Overview:

The Creative Technology team at Ogilvy is seeking a digital enthusiast who stays abreast of digital solutions in the communications landscape and has an unfettered passion for ideating new and creative ways to apply them. The Creative Technology intern will be responsible for assisting creative technologists in their daily tasks, especially relating to research, idea generation and articulating how ideas can be brought to life. We are looking for someone who is available to work full time for an engagement of 10 weeks minimum this summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent Creative Technology as a creative ally and technical mediator
  • Work on projects with a fair degree of independence, contributing to ideation, design, and implementation
  • Able to take creative direction and expand on concept ideas for tactics and executions
  • Participate in and contribute to broad brainstorms
  • Research and technical development of prototypes coming out of ideation, ranging from AR/VR examples experiential and installations
  • Able to create decks and presentation slides with both visual and written clarity
  • Able to explain and present ideas to the broader team

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Design & Technology, a related field or will complete 3rd year of a 4-year undergraduate program prior to internship
  • Ability to work full time (40hrs/wk)
  • Prior internship experience at advertising agency or startup helpful
  • A great work ethic, positive attitude and team player
  • Keen eye for detail, visual/design aesthetics, and a deep passion for creating the best user experience.
  • Great communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Maturity and attention to detail
  • Time management skills to facilitate involvement in multiple projects
  • Self-starter with can-do attitude and enthusiastic about creative problem solving
  • Proficiency in Word, Photoshop, Keynote; familiarity with mobile technology and devices
  • Experience with basic front-end web development tools and concepts – HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, responsive web development.
  • Passion and a general affinity for discovering and learning new and emerging technologies, e.g. AR/VR, AI/ML, wearables, experiential
  • Knowledge of tools and channels in the digital communications landscape such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.
  • Audio and video editing and animation a plus