Graphic Design Intern

El Segundo, CA

Mattel is currently seeking Graphic Design Interns in El Segundo, CA. This is a paid part-time internship tentatively set from September-December 2021. 

What Your Impact Will Be: 

  • Work beside experienced product and graphic designers to learn and understand the process of designing toys 
  • Know how to conceptualize ideas both verbally and through rough sketches. 
  • Dive into competitive analysis, create mood boards, sketch logos and lay out graphics 
  • Create beautiful repeat prints for fashions 
  • Be able to both collaborate and develop ideas independently 

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Majoring in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, or related
  • Strong creative thinking skills 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Proactive attitude, good work ethic with an interest in toy design and fashion design 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office 

What It’s Like to Work Here: 

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors: 

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower. 
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking. 
  • We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results. 

Our Approach to Hybrid Work 

We embrace a hybrid work model to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where everyone can deliver on our shared purpose and realize their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with tech-enabled hybrid work, our focus is to provide flexibility while enabling collaboration for moments that matter. 

Who We Are: 

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. 


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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities. 

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