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Art Director Intern (Summer 2023)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


At Weber Shandwick, we believe that being open, aspirational and entrepreneurial is what it takes to engage people and deliver impactful, award-winning work in a rapidly-changing environment.

Our journey to-date might surprise you. Weber Shandwick long has been known as one of the most highly-regarded PR agencies in the world. But now, we also lead social, digital and traditional advertising assignments for some of the world’s most enduring companies and social causes.

Weber Shandwick Canada boasts an impressive list of awards, including PRovoke Canadian Agency of the Year (2021), IABC Canadian Large Agency of the Year (2019, 2020 & 2021) and CPRS Canadian Creative Campaign of the Year (2019, 2020 & 2021). We also offer one of the most exciting client list of any agency in the country including McDonalds, Chevrolet and Mondelez (OREO). But we’re still just getting started. We’re creatives, makers, producers, designers, strategists and technologists who love to unite around ideas with the ability to transcend culture.


We areseeking an Intern Art Director with strong digital design expertise to join our creative team. We are looking for someone with the right combination of conceptual approach, self-motivation, and artistic skills. They need to be obsessive about big ideas and making things look great. Brand consistency, a passion for type and design, and the ability to visually convey their ideas through beautiful comps and presentations must be in their DNA. We are looking for a specific type of person, someone who embodies talent and decency in equal measure.


  • Participate in brainstorm sessions for clients like McDonalds, Chevrolet, OREO and more
  • Help bringing those ideas to life through client presentation mock-ups
  • Contribute to campaign execution through social media posts, mailer design, collateral design and more 
  • Quick, yet important tasks like deck design, image searches etc 
  • More in-depth design asks, such as infographics 

Essential Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in art or graphic design communications or equivalent experience
  • Strong conceptual design skills
  • In-depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and a working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Creativity in problem-solving with attention to detail
  • Display a hands-on, “yes and…” positive attitude
  • Be deadline-driven as well as be proactive to help the greater team at large
  • Ability to work in a team and can successfully incorporate art direction and feedback from multiple sources
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Ability to see a project from inception to completion
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Working knowledge of video editing encouraged but not required
  • In-depth knowledge of all social media platforms and the ability to create social content
  • Lastly, please be fun, friendly, and sociable! A good sense of humor is a serious bonus. (See what we did there…?)

How to Apply: 

Please provide your resume and your portfolio. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • Short-Term Disability


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