Design Intern, Los Angeles Magazine

Job Description: Los Angeles magazine is seeking a Design Intern to assist our art department in developing our monthly city regional magazine. Interns will receive hands-on experience with current software, creating and contributing to developing editorial layouts, while developing an appreciation for design aesthetics and conceptual design. Interns will take part in staff meetings and discussions regarding current and future issue content. Examples of daily tasks include; layout design, photo-editing and retouching, illustration, typography, and photo research, and organization projects. Occasionally there will be design needed for social media platforms. If permitting interns will be given the opportunity to attend photo shoots as well. This is an unpaid internship but can receive school credit if needed. There will be free parking. Intern will work a max of 20 hours a week. 

Job Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in school. 
  • Self-motivated, creative, and enthusiastic about design.
  • Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Position: Design Intern

Type of Job: Design, Art

City: Los Angeles, CA

Region: SoCal

Duration: Part-time

About Our Company: Los Angeles has chronicled life in the second-largest U.S. city since the magazine’s founding by Geoff Miller in the spring of 1961. The definitive resource for Angelenos, Los Angeles covers the people, food, culture, arts and entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, and news that defines Southern California with a signature mix of feature-length writing, service journalism, investigative reporting, and design. Led by executive editor Matthew Segal, the magazine has been the recipient of three National Magazine Awards in addition to numerous other industry honors. With more than 800,000 monthly readers and 140,000 monthly subscribers, Los Angeles is the only local publication with 100% paid and verified readership. For more on the magazine’s history, read about Geoff Miller’s mission for Los Angeles and peruse more than 50 years of covers in our online archive. For more about the magazine’s audience, please read our media kit.

Los Angeles is owned by Los Angeles Magazine, LLC, which is under the direction of John Balardo, president, and Stefan Wanczyk, CEO.

Company: Los Angeles Magazine

Contact Name: Rose DeMaria

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio link or PDF to Rose DeMaria at