PUBLIC THEATER GRAPHICS ASSISTANT (paid internship)

The Public Theater is seeking a part-time Graphics assistant to join our small in-house team of designers. Must be available 2-3 days a week. Position is available NOW, through December, with potential to extend through spring.

The Public is a nonprofit theater based on the principle that culture belongs to everyone and artists are a force for change. We have a very diverse range of programming that is radical at the center and speaks to the important issues of today. Our visual branding was established by the legendary Paula Scher of Pentagram, who we continue to work closely with. It is a bold, typography-driven identity that is a lot of fun to work with.

The Public’s Graphics Department is responsible for creating everything that visually represents The Public, including but not limited to: posters, programs, postcards, stationery, web content, e-blasts, animations, lobby projection graphics, flyers, advertisements, merchandise, signage, etc.

Candidates should not only be very skilled with typography, but have a passion for making a statement with it (this is the essence of our identity). Must be a hard-working self-starter who will innovate and push for new solutions. Interest in Shakespeare a plus.

Please send resume, cover letter and website/portfolio to khuber@publictheater.org

Intern can expect to learn

Job candidate: You can expect to learn what it’s like to work on an in-house team alongside artists who are very passionate about the mission of the organization. It is a unique opportunity to create art for art. You will learn how to avoid cliches and create meaningful work that takes risks and has a purpose. You can also expect to see some world-class theater (but NO we can’t get you tickets to Hamilton).

Application Details

Email portfolio and/or link to website, plus resume & cover letter to

khuber@publictheater.org

 

Harper’s Bazaar Art/Design Fall Internship (unpaid)

  • Harper’s Bazaar magazine is offering unpaid internships in the Art/Design Department to dedicated students for the Fall semester of 2016. Applicants must be able to receive academic credit for the internship. Interns should have working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop. They should also be familiar with design terminology, fashion jargon, as well as some knowledge of the key photographers, artists, and influencers in the industry.

    Some processes you will learn will be: organizing the art flow, updating the “book” & “mini” wall for the Editor-in-Chief, and how to design front of book pages.

  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Company: Harper’s Bazaar
  • Contact Email:mikenguyen@hearst.com
  • Contact Name: Mike Nguyen
  • How to Apply: Students can apply by emailing Mike at mikenguyen@hearst.com with resume and portfolio as pdfs or link to portfolio site
  • Job Requirements: – Experience with Photoshop & InDesign is necessary, and a major relating to graphic design & interest in fashion is ideal. – College credit for the internship is required.

 

BBC Worldwide Graphic Design Intern (unpaid)

The Graphic Design Intern will aid two departments at BBC Worldwide North America in creating visual assets. For the Communications & Events team, the intern will create graphics and design layouts for print ads, event signage and invites, and email banners. For the BBC.com Audience Development team, the intern will create marketing assets (e.g. display banners) and also contribute to the BBC.com features editorial team’s visual journalism efforts by creating social media 2D animations (e.g. annotated images, static infographics, etc.). Must have prior experience creating graphics and solid grasp of design concepts and is comfortable working in Adobe Creative Suite. Intern may also be required to aid in special department projects as needed. Please include sample of design work in application.

Apply via LinkedIN

Internship at Non-profit Arts Organization, MORE ART

MORE ART commissions public art and develop free educational programs for NYC artists and the general public of all ages—with a focus on art + social justice.

We are currently looking for a COMMUNICATIONS INTERN for the Fall 2016 semester (Mid-September to December). The candidate will have a strong design eye and an interest in art direction/communications for nonprofit organization. More Art seeks a intern to assist with social media, website management, design, outreach initiatives that support our organization based in Chelsea, Manhattan (off the 7, E subways). More here: http://moreart.org/get-involved/

Interested upper-level students (design or studio art) may contact Jeff Kasper (jeff@moreart.org) directly with a resume and letter of interest. Due September 1st.

 

 

Design a poster for AIGA’s Get Out the Vote campaign

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Design a poster
All AIGA members are invited to contribute posters through the online entry form. Submissions will be accepted through November 8. Download the .zip file containing the InDesign template for your poster. Designs will be reviewed by AIGA to ensure they communicate a voter-mobilizing call to action through nonpartisan visuals and copy. You must be a member of AIGA to participate. Find out more at http://www.aiga.org/vote.

Register to Vote
You can find out how to register to vote online here.

 

 

 

 

Photography Intern (unpaid)

This opportunity was shared by QC GD alum, Jimmy Sawh (class of 2011).

The Prospect Park Alliance is seeking a photography intern for Fall 2016. This is a growth opportunity for a photography student who loves nature and people, and wants to experience how photography is used in real-world marketing—working with the official website and social media channels for Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s flagship park. This position will provide excellent exposure to the daily photography needs of a busy marketing department, where you will learn about photography for both print and web, and work hands on with our Marketing and Communications Manager and learn how photography helps drives social media.

Responsibilities

Projects will be assigned based on the needs of the department and the interests and skills of the intern, and may include but are not limited to:

  • Working with our graphic designer to help build our new, cloud-based photo database. Intern will catalog photo shoots, including upload, name, resize, and tag photos.
  • Take photos (portraits, action shots, and general beauty shots) of Prospect Park, to be published on Park’s website and social media channels.
  • Work with acclaimed landscape and event photographers on shoots in the Park as we build our database of curated Park photography.

Internships are unpaid, but can be applied for college credit, and a stipend for travel and lunch are available. We require a minimum commitment of four months, and work schedules are flexible, requiring 10-15 hours per week. Occasional weekend or evening hours may be requested.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Comfortable with both PC and Mac platforms
  • Basic skills in landscape, portrait and/or event photography
  • Proficient at Photoshop and Adobe Bridge
  • Retouching a plus
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

 

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and a cover letter to job290@prospectpark.org.

No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we will only contact applicants we are considering for interview. The Prospect Park Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

 

About the Alliance

The Prospect Park Alliance is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with City of New York and the community to restore, maintain and operate Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s flagship Park. The Alliance cares for the natural environment, preserves historic design, and serves the community by providing public programming and Park amenities. Recently, the Prospect Park Alliance completed Lakeside, the most ambitious project in Prospect Park since its creation. The 26-acre redesign of the southeast corner of the Park features the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, designed by the architects Billie Tsien and Tod Williams in collaboration with the Alliance, which provides seasonal skating, water play and a café, as well as the restoration of the surrounding landscape. For more information, visit www.prospectpark.org.

FALL DESIGN INTERNSHIP (paid)

Are you full of energy and attuned to every detail?
Are you hungry to learn the ins & outs of a small firm in New York?
Do you want to work on published projects that you can experience throughout NYC?

Well PSD-NYC is looking for you. We are a branding and design agency specializing in the hospitality sector.

You will be joining our small creative team in Hell’s Kitchen, NY.
Intern hours are 9:30am – 6pm

Compensation:
• BOE
• College credit will also be offered

The Perks:
• Access to the building’s gym and club room.
• The occasional “Taste Testing” of our client’s restaurants.

Intern can expect to learn

Interns do not do “coffee runs” here, they participate on the current work flow and create published works. You will be learning and applying real world skills including design and strategy in everything from web design to corporate branding and Identity. Expect to be immersed in a true hands-on experience in a high-performing New York design firm.

Responsibilities:
• Participate in internal concept brainstorms
• Lend research support in any manner
• Help design internal communications, pitch decks, and client materials
• Prepare files in accordance with specifications for mechanical release

Requirements:
• Enrolled or a recent grad with a focused study in Graphic Design
• Strong conceptual and typography skills
• Exceptional knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
• Working knowledge of HTML

 

Please email your resume, cover letter and portfolio link or PDF to rob@psdnyc.com

O, The Oprah Magazine: Fall Design Internship (unpaid)

  • The art department at O, The Oprah Magazine seeks an energetic, driven young design student to be a part of our team in our New York City office.
    This intern would work with all members of the art department, learning the inner-workings of editorial publishing. Responsibilities would include: designing pages, researching illustrators and attending photo shoots.
    A perfect opportunity to grow a young designers portfolio.
  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Company: Hearst
  • Contact Email:jessweit@hearst.com
  • Contact Name: Jess Weit
  • How to Apply: Please send resume, cover letter and website/work samples to Jess Weit, jessweit@hearst.com
  • Job Requirements: – Must be currently enrolled in school – Must receive school credit – Internship is unpaid – Experience with Adobe Creative Suite required (Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) – Flexible hours/days a week: Starting Sept 7th running thru December 16th