Graphic Design Intern

Stan's Fit For Your Feet

STAN’S – FIT FOR YOUR FEET, a family-owned retail shoe business in Milwaukee since 1950, is dedicated to providing shoes to men, women and kids with style, comfort, and fit in mind. Stan's specializes in having a pleasant atmosphere, a knowledgeable and caring staff committed to offering the finest in customer care, and the largest selection of sizes of quality footwear in Wisconsin. By providing excellence in fit, service, and quality, Stan's offers outstanding value, meets the diverse footwear needs of customers, and is growing as a healthy and enduring business.

In addition to quality in-store service, Stan's is committed to making a difference in the local Milwaukee community. Stan's Collection of stores consists of also owns New Balance-Milwaukee, which has Wisconsin's Largest Selection of New Balance footwear, apparel, socks, and accessories and The Vionic Store in Brookfield, WI! 

Passionate about Graphic Design and Shoes? You don’t need to be an expert or have worked in the footwear industry before! We will teach you the details.

We Care About Our Customers. As Stan said “Did you make a friend today?” We continue to make friends by caring for their individual shoe and style needs all while having a good time! We have been named Milwaukee’s #1 Shoe store by Milwaukee A-List, and Shepherd Express. We have also received a great honor as one of Wisconsin’s #1 Family Businesses with the “Sole of the Family Award.”

We Care About Our Community. We support serving and giving back to our community whenever and wherever possible. Stan’s supports:

  • Stan's Share-A-Pair Shoe Drive allows us to assist our local Milwaukee community by donating shoes to local Milwaukee non-profits. 
  • We also assist the greater world by donating shoes to Soles4Souls, an international non-profit that donates shoes to those in need. 
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin through their School Room Fund 
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • TwoTen– Shoepeople Helping Shoepeople

We Care about Fun. It is our goal to make our teams and work environment rewarding, fun, and educational.

  • Annual Employee Appreciation Party 
  • Stan’s Family Summer Picnic 
  • All-Store Meetings Sales Contests & Awards 
  • Fashion Shows 
  • Community Events i.e. Races, Community Runs, Expos, Fashion Shows

Position Details

Graphic Design Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

Intern will work (12-20 hours per week during the school year) under the supervision of our Director of Marketing & Marketing Coordinator. Candidate must possess strong print and digital design skills and a background in marketing and communications. Candidate will assist in the development of compelling storytelling opportunities, through a variety of design forms to drive sales and the brand of Stan’s, The Vionic Store Milwaukee, and New Balance Milwaukee.

Provide support to the Marketing Department:

  • Design compelling print pieces and web-ready graphics including signage, brochures, digital assets, advertisements and promotional materials to drive sales and brand message 
  • Use the internal system to obtain photography, images, and assets provided by footwear brands that department works with 
  • Craft marketing messages for print and digital communications, while maintaining the Stan’s, Vionic Milwaukee, and the New Balance Milwaukee brand, visual identity and voice 
  • Craft and publish email blasts, web banners, and digital assets 
  • Design and create graphics for stores, social media posts, print and web when needed 
  • Edit, review and proofread finished projects 
  • Take photos of corporate events (internal/external) 
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • Qualified candidates must have a background in and/or be pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or a related field.


  • Must possess at least 1 year of graphic design experience 
  • Solid understanding of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Fluent in and passionate about social media platforms 
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work independently 
  • Self-motivated and deadline driven. 
  • Able to take direction and execute it accordingly 
  • Familiar with basic design principles 
  • Able to concept designs from start to finish 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Working knowledge of a variety of social media platforms, including Facebook & Instagram Knowledge of creating print-ready files.


  • Must have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

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