Employment Opportunities

We’re a people-first agency that encourages big ideas and bold campaigns. We foster a collaborative work environment where you’re encouraged to stretch your skillset and grow as both an individual and a professional. If you want to work hard and be part of an awesome team of creatives, data nerds and account execs, we want to meet you. Our current job openings and internships are listed below.  

Lead Designer

Esparza is looking for an experienced and creative Lead Designer who will collaborate with strategists, copywriters, account executives, and designers to translate marketing and branding strategies into innovative campaigns that meet overall campaign goals. The right person for this position is comfortable juggling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and is focused on delivering results beyond the client’s expectations.

Ignite Creative & Digital Media Internship Program

Esparza Digital + Advertising is seeking talented interns to join our 2023 Ignite Internship Program. At Esparza, we believe interns should be more than paper pushers and coffee fetchers. The Ignite internship program is designed to help young creatives and digital media specialists launch their careers by giving them real-world experience working in a fast-paced digital agency. 

You’ll work as part of a team creating best-in-class work for a variety of clients and brands. As an intern at Esparza, you’ll get to do real work, and you’ll walk away with portfolio-building pieces and real-world experience. 

We’re a people-first agency that encourages big ideas and bold campaigns. We foster a collaborative work environment where you’re encouraged to stretch your skillset and grow as both an individual and a professional. If you want to work hard and be part of an awesome team of creatives, data nerds and account execs, we want to meet you. 

Who Should Apply?

We’re looking for interns in the following areas: 

  • Copywriting 
  • Design and art direction 
  • Web development/UX design
  • Video production and editing 
  • Digital media specialists (organic social media management, paid social media management, email marketing management, display marketing, SEO, etc.) 

You should have some amount of experience and a large amount of interest in the area you are applying for. Work samples that show your capabilities are encouraged but not required. 

When Does the Program Run?

Each program runs for three months and is timed to coincide with the academic calendar year. 

Summer Program: June through August

Fall Program: September through November 

Spring Program: February through April 

What’s the Benefit of the Program? 

  • Real-world work examples you can include in a portfolio 
  • Experience working as part of a digital advertising team 
  • Practice presenting and pitching your work as part of an end-of-term, agency-wide presentation
  • Please note that this is an unpaid internship opportunity 

 

Where Will I Work?

The internship is located in Esparza’s downtown Albuquerque office and remotely as needed. 

What Are the Hours? 

We ask that interns commit to working 20 hours per week. We offer interns a very flexible schedule to accommodate other commitments. 

Do I Have to Be a College Student?

No, you do not have to be a current college student to participate in the internship program. Interns should be early in their careers in order to get the most out of the program.

How Do I Apply 

Summer Program Application deadline: May 31, 2023

Fall Program Application Deadline: August 12, 2023

Please put together a resume and cover letter that help us get to know you. Include which area(s) you are interested in and why you want to intern at Esparza. If you have work samples that show your capabilities, please include 1-2 of them. Email your materials to heather@esparza.com by the application deadline.

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