Graphic Design Internship (Apparel)

Date Posted January 28, 2019
  • Department Buying
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 44780

Ambitious Fashion Graphic design (apparel) Intern with an eye for the latest trends

Do you have a passion for fast fashion? Have you always envisioned yourself working in a successful retail company? Is your team as important to you as what you wear every day? YM Inc. is home to multiple fashion brands you know and love. We know that true value is more than just low prices. That’s why our team constantly seeks new ways to excite customers with leading fashion items and trends to fit their budget. Why join us? Because what we do is really cool!


Have you always dreamed about learning more about the fashion industry and ultimately, having input on what people will be wearing next season? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be walking down the street and seeing someone wearing a piece of clothing with an image you created?  Did you ever want to walk into a store anywhere in Canada or the USA and see your work for sale in a retail store?

At YM Inc, you will be able to stitch one skill on to another to create a skillful career silhouette. We provide a wealth of opportunity whether it is a first job or a lifelong profession. When we hire someone, we want to keep them for as long as we can. Therefore, promoting from within is part of our culture. In addition, we offer rewarding challenges in a fast-paced and unique environment within the ever-changing curve of fashion retail. On top of that, you get to enjoy benefits like continuous hands-on training and learning programs and engaging corporate events as well as a fantastic employee discount.


As a Graphics Intern, you will be working alongside other graphic designers and buyers to work on the upcoming collections for our stores.

In this role, you will:

  • Utilize your education in different situations:
    • Creating of screen prints for t-shirts
    • Creating all over prints
    • Create embellishments and applique art work
    • Learn about trends and how to translate those trends into works of art for fabric
    • Learn how to measure and adjust art work and understand how to fit a garment
    • Learn about packaging as well and the different ways merchandise can be packaged
  • Be creative, we want you to come up with ideas as well!


  • Currently attending to one of the awesome post-secondary schools and enrolled an relevant program
  • Have worked in a retail setting before, and have a basic understanding of what the mass market might find appealing
  • Everyone knows how to use MS Office these days, but if you are an Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe InDesign wiz… Perfect!

Furthermore, our best Graphic Design Interns have outstanding organizations skills, and the love of drawing and illustrating.

Ambition, capability, and innovation are all must-haves when we are looking for new talents. Our team is as diverse as the merchandise we carry. We strive to find people that are both team workers and top performers, eager to grow within the company and able to reach new heights together with us. Please note, that this internship is an unpaid opportunity. You should only apply if your education requires you to complete hours to graduate.


At YM Inc, we are always first with fashion. We believe that everyone should have access to clothing they love to wear. We make it our mission to not only provide the latest styles and trends, but to make them attainable and affordable. Across all our brands, we provide value for today’s trends for kids, teens and adults. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, West49, Amnesia, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, Mandee, Annie Sez and Afaze. By developing the best shopping experiences and offering the best retail brands and prices, we are well positioned to continue our success, now and in the future.

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