Fall 2021 SMU Look Application

Join the SMU Look team! Applications are due Thursday, May 13th at 11:59pm.

Please refer to the available positions below and fill out the following application thoughtfully and thoroughly.

Available Positions for Fall 2021:

Assistant Editor

You must be a journalism or fashion media major to fill this position. As Assistant Editor, your job is to work closely with the Editor-in-Chief on the print magazine. Tasks include choosing magazine content with the editorial team, editing stories and helping with general assignments such as photo shoots. This job requires communication and organization skills. Please attach two to three samples of your writing to your application.

Creative Team

For the creative team, we are looking for individuals with an interest in the latest high fashion and magazine editorial trends. As a member of the creative team, you will help brainstorm, style and plan the photoshoots for the print magazine. You will also create mood boards, reach out to stores and inquire about borrowing clothes for photoshoots and pulling clothes. We will look for highly organized and creative individuals with great communication skills and attention to deadlines.

Art Team

You must be a creative advertising major or graphic design minor to fill this position. As a member of the art team, you will assist the Art Director in creating the layout and design of the magazine using Adobe Creative Suite. Other duties include designing graphics, editing photos and re-designing advertisements. As the magazine deadline approaches, the workload is heavy. Must work well in fast-pace, high-pressure environment. Please attach examples of your design work to your application.

Digital Editor

You must be a journalism or fashion media major to fill this position. For this position, we are looking for an accomplished writer and editor within the journalism school. As Digital Editor, you will edit all website content according to AP Style, write articles for SMULook.com and work closely with the Digital Director to help with the website management.

Digital Writer

As a writer for SMULook.com, you will pitch stories each week and post them to the website. This position is open to all majors! Must be good with deadlines and updated on fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends. We are also looking for writers to cover culture and lifestyle topics within the fashion industry. Please attach two to three writing samples to your application.

Sales Assistant

As a Sales Assistant, you are responsible for selling ads to fund the magazine. You will reach out to stores, local businesses and restaurants to offer them rates and explain the benefits of advertising in the magazine or online. Additionally, you are a member of the marketing team and will help promote the magazine, articles and events.

Social Media Assistant

As the social media assistant, you will help brainstorm and generate content for our Instagram and other platforms. You must be creative, detail-oriented and updated on social media trends. You also must be familiar with photo editing software.

SMU Look Model

We are looking for models for Fall 2021! If you are interested, please attach photos and relevant experience to your resume file and link it in the location below.

    SMU Look Staff Application

    If you are applying for an editorial position (assistant editor, managing editor, or senior editor), attach 2-3 writing samples and a list of the SMU journalism and fashion media courses you will have completed after this semester.

    Writing Samples:

    If you are applying for SMULook.com writer, attach an idea you have for a weekly column and a sample blog post (200-300 words) that could go on the website.

    If you are applying for the art team, send 2-3 examples of your work.

    Art Samples:


    Mary-Wesley Maddox

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