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Creative Technologist Intern

Company: Dentsu
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Creative Technologist InternJune 5 - August 11, 2023This is an ideal opportunity for college Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors or anyone looking to gain exposure in an innovative, fast-paced marketing and advertising agency. This is a full-time, virtual, paid internship from June 5 to August 11. Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Company DescriptionDentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all.About dentsu CreativeDentsu Creative US is comprised of audacious thinkers and award-winning collaborators across the United States who blend local knowledge with global expertise.Choosing substance over stunts, our Modern Creative mandate is about unlocking sustained growth and holistic impact for brands in ways that Create Culture, Change Society and Invent the Future. We do it daily for .Our borderless approach allows us to assemble the best talent around each brief, tapping into the expertise of the 9,000+ people in dentsu international's global creative network. This integrated model also allows our talent to learn about and explore the breadth of careerJob DescriptionThe Creative Technologist on our team is a key role that blends an understanding of design principles, creativity and emerging technology to help conceptualize, prove, evolve and implement ideas. We are looking for a hybrid thinker with interest and hard skills in both programming and design. As a Creative Technologist, you will be responsible for exploring new technologies and how they can be used in innovative ways to create better user experiences. You love prototyping and can act as a natural bridge between our design and development teams as we bring ideas and concepts into reality.To be successful in this role, you should have a deep understanding of the latest technology trends and how they can be applied in creative ways. You should also be able to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions to problems. If you are a creative thinker with a passion for technology, we would love to have you on our team.

  • Research and explore new technologies and how they can be used to create better user experiences
  • Work closely with design and development teams to help turn ideas into reality
  • Help conceptualize, prove, evolve and implement ideas
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions to problems
  • An understanding of the latest technology stacks and trends and how they can be applied in creative ways
  • Passion for technology
  • Creative thinker
  • Natural collaborator
  • Interest in Gaming, VR, AR, Mixed Reality, and 3D content creation and interactivityProgram Highlights
    • Work on real client briefs and deliverables
    • Fully embedded into creative projects with creative teams--
    • Partner with a Mentor to set and achieve professional development goals
    • Complete a summer-long project, presented to senior-level executives
    • Learn from exceptional creative talent across the brands
    • Network with industry leaders and fellow Interns across Dentsu Creative
    • Work across potential clients like: American Express, 7-Eleven, FTX, Oreo, Crayola, Audible, Subway, Famous Footwear, Clorox, Disney, Chapstick, Hidden Valley Ranch and more!
    • Agile work policy - ask your recruiter for more informationQualifications
      • Strong Portfolio of projects
      • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages/technologies:
        • Solid understanding of software architecture principles, including APIs, databases, and cloud deployments
        • Helping designers or product managers work through technical feasibility and tradeoffs
        • Building responsive interfaces with user events, implementing UI elements, applying animations and transitions
        • Building or prototyping applications using a major framework (React, Angular, React native, etc.)
        • Any full-stack skills like coding for the cloud, writing APIs, or working with databases
        • BIG PLUS: professional experience working with emerging technologies such as Gaming Engines (Unreal, Unity), AI/ML, AR/VR/XR, IoT, Smart Contracts, metaverse platforms
        • Proficiency in one or more of the following design skills:
        • Autodesk Maya / Blender / Modo / C4D or other 3D Modeling software
        • Excellent web design / application design with a focus on XD, UI, or both
        • Illustration (physical, digital)
        • Video editing and production (Adobe Premier, After Effects, NUKE, etc.)
        • Low Poly Modeling for real-time rendering
        • Rigging and Animating, (Game engine experience is a plus)
        • Lighting/Rendering experienceTo apply:
          • Applications are open until March 15, 2023.
          • Fill out an application.
          • All interviews will take place virtually and on a rolling basis.
          • All interns will be selected by May 1st.Additional InformationEmployees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.We're proud to be different and that starts with our people. To us, representation means more than just diversity, it means true equity. We won't define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. We are constantly evaluating our practices and policies, creating and sustaining pathways to promotion, and intentional in how we create and distribute resources, giving people what they need to grow. That's what we care about. So, whether you're joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create opportunities for everyone. We offer team member support through flexible working arrangements and schedules that promote work/life balance along with progressive parental and caregiver programs as well as opportunities to give back to the community as part of our global social responsibility efforts.If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.The anticipated salary range for this position is $15.00/hour. Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography.Four Signature Strengths Unite Us:
            • Boundless Creativity: We run toward the future, forever asking: What's next? Our imagination has no limit. Our clients seek us out because we believe there is no problem we cannot solve with the power of modern creativity.
            • Intelligent Scale: Flowing the right talent around the right brief in the right moment, wherever it sits in the world. We scale our unique ideas with precision, using intelligent technology to make personal connections with millions around the world.
            • Obsessive Craft: Elevating the soul of our work with an obsessive focus on craft, nurturing the next-gen craft skills needed to soar in a modern world.
            • Radical Collaboration: Charting new territory through the power of radical collaboration. We seamlessly connect Creativity, Media and CXM to imagine new solutions at the intersection of craft, data, culture and innovation..Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.--Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Keywords: Dentsu, Cambridge , Creative Technologist Intern, Advertising , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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