Internship Opportunity

Familytree is looking for someone to help out with various tasks starting immediately. This is a temporary paid position for the month of August. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Their own computer with Adobe Creative Suite (preferably a laptop)
  • To be able to work at the Familytree office no less than 10hrs per week (preferably more)
  • A strong portfolio reflecting an understanding of design and composition
  • A working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Illustration or drawing skills a plus
  • Web savvy Social media knowledge
  • A self-initiated entrepreneurial spirit
  • Be able to work around an office cat
  • Be fun to work with

The types of things you will most likely be doing

  • Assisting with editorial magazine layout
  • Assisting with Web design (programming not necessary)
  • Assisting with Branding/logo design
  • Marketing research to help promote Familytree
  • Managing and shipping Familytree store orders
  • Helping prepare and run a booth at Tomato Arts Fest
  • Other misc tasks

Familytree is a very small business and you will be working directly with the owner Alex Pearson in his home office in Nashville, TN. Scheduling is flexible (I don't like getting up early either).

If you think you are the ideal candidate please send an email to with a subject line of "Internship Application". Email must include 1) a written statement of why you think you are the ideal candidate  2) something interesting or funny about yourself 3) your résumé and/or schooling history 4) your portfolio. Portfolio may be attached images, or a link to an online portfolio. Do not send physical résumés or portfolios. Please do not call or email a followup about the status of your application. If you are chosen for an interview you will be contacted.

Posted on June 24, 2011 and filed under Blog.