• Digital Artist Student

    Job ID 2018-2951
    Location Brookings, South Dakota
    Student Temporary
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.


    Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate must be available to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.


    • Creative Services is responsible for creating animated CG and video content for Daktronics customers’ video and ribbon displays. This student will assist in creating content for customers which will include:
      • Manipulating logos and graphics in Adobe Illustrator
      • Editing and compositing photos in Adobe Photoshop
      • Customizing catalog animations and outputting final files from Adobe After Effects
      • Designing and compositing content in Adobe After Effects
      • May also include some video editing in Adobe After Effects or Premiere and creation of 3D graphics in Maxon Cinema4D
      • Student may also assist with conceptual photo manipulations and the preparation of illustrated graphics for placement in sales proposals, publications and other marketing materials for multiple sales regions.
    • Other expectations for successful candidates are:
      • Work and effectively communicate with project managers, account managers and digital artists to accurately complete projects and meet deadlines.
      • Regularly and reliably report to work as scheduled.
      • Show initiative and responsibility to complete projects in a timely and professional manner.
      • Show continuous learning and improvement of skills and contributions
      • Learn and use file structure used for creating and storing projects.
    • Assist full-time designers with photo conceptual and duties as needed or assigned.


    Academic -

    • Educational requirements: The ideal candidate must be a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, advertising, journalism or related degree and in their sophomore, junior or senior year of school. Have basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Must have taken GDES 201 or have experience using Adobe Creative Suite.
    • Only strong performers in undergraduate coursework will be considered and they must maintain an acceptable GPA.
    • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.

    Other -

    • Computer skills, including proficiency in design, video editing, 3D or compositing software are desired.
    • Good design and creativity skills.
    • Communicates and works well with others.
    • Ability to work, sometimes under pressure, to meet deadlines.
    • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.
    • Fluent in English both written and verbal.
    • Background check may be conducted.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.


    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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