AIGA NY Job Fair! February 7th

Meet creative companies helping you take your first steps in the design industry.

Are you a design student or new graduate? Join us for AIGA NY’s 4th annual mini-job fair! Meet reps from New York’s top creative companies and studios. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in new designers like you.

It’s speed networking meets the design industry and not another portfolio review. Come by, introduce yourself, and discover where to take your first steps in the design industry.

AIGA NY board members Caspar LamJanet Esquirol and Jarrett Fuller will co-host.

AIGA NY Student Job Fair is part of the Work in Progress event series. These events are focused on the creative process, personal development and professional development. They aim to give a peek behind the curtain and expose failure as a valuable experience.

Location
Starr Foundation Hall University Center
63 5th Avenue, Room UL102
New York, 10011

When
Friday, February 7

Schedule
12:00pm – Doors open & check-in
12:10pm – Job Fair begins
4:00pm – Job Fair ends

$5 TICKETS

Workshop: Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs / Free / Jan. 3rd

This is a Grow with Google workshop designed for entrepreneurs.
Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/design-thinking-for-entrepreneurs-tickets-86248937895

Paid Summer Design Internships: Apply Now!

Seniors and recent grads:
FYI – Design studios all over New York are beginning to have open applications for Summer 2020 internships.

Apply now! Just go to LinkedIn and use the search functions (for Design jobs for Interns in NYC)
tinyurl.com/vkoxvrh

Here are some I found (but there are more, and more new ones being posted everyday):

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1569449932

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1559643501

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1592605196

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1644058227

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1617721042

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1566988537

Seniors and recent grads: UI/UX job with startup

UI/UX Designer
Engineering | New York City

Peach Street is a fintech startup looking to redefine the homeownership experience – starting with how you pay your mortgage. We are a small team of engineers from Google, Facebook, Instagram, and Twilio who are using technology to improve the mortgage servicing experience for both homeowners and lenders. After raising a seed round from large venture and strategic investors, we’ve built our initial product and are about to close another round to accelerate our growth. We are looking for the first in-house UI/UX designer to work with Product and Engineering on a slick user experience to help homeowners understand and pay their mortgages.

Our design stack includes Sketch and Zeplin.

Responsibilities
● Work with Product to deliver high fidelity product UI mockups from defined Critical User Journeys
● Develop mocks for use by Front-End Engineers on mobile web, iOS and Android.
● Determine the usability of new and existing product flows and make actionable suggestions for improvement

Ideal Background
● 3+ years of product design experience building UI mocks or in UX optimization capacity.
● Strong communicator. Able to work cross-functionally to balance product and technical requirements.
● Experience with one or both of the following: web application design, mobile application design.
● Experience in a fast paced startup environment and know how to maximize the impact of your time.

Express Interest
● Email co-founder of Peach Street: Eric – eric@peachstreet.com

 

 

Winter Advertising Internship

Queens College Design has obtained funding to provide 5 internships in creative departments of advertising agencies during winter session 2019. This internship program runs from January 2nd-23rd (M-F, Fridays are half days that meet in the morning at The One Club) and come with a paid, 1000 stipend and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective. This program is a partnership with The One Club

To find out more, come to the Information Session on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 during free hour (12:10-1 pm) in Klapper Hall 107. We will discuss the program and application process. Yes, seniors graduating in Dec. 2019 are eligible to apply.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/25/2019

To apply to the internship, please send an email to Professor Smith (Ryan.Smith@qc.cuny.edu) with Internship in the subject line.

  • a cover letter addressed to Ms. NiRey Reynolds expressing your interest in the internship–check for typos.
  • a resume–check for typos.
  • and a link to your online portfolio with 5-9 examples of your best work. The link needs to be on your resume and on your cover letter. Triple check your work to make sure there are no typos in your projects.

Funding for this program comes from the Kupferberg Center for the Arts and Queens College Center for Career Engagement and Internships

Paid Spring Internship at Discovery

Two potential internships at Discovery Communications for this upcoming spring.

Editorial and Social Media Internship:
https://careers-discovery.icims.com/jobs/24385/editorial-%26-social-media-internship—spring-2020/job?hub=12

Digital Design Internship:
https://careers-discovery.icims.com/jobs/24333/digital-design-internship—spring-2020/job?hub=12

List of other internships available at Discovery in New York City:
https://hub-discovery.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchPositionType=8710&searchLocation=12781-12816-New+York+City

Facebook UX/UI Design Event

This event will be catered to those students who are interested in Product/UI/UX Design, Content Strategy, UX Writing career path.
 
Facebook Design is coming to New York City to host an event at the Facebook office, on Thursday, November 7th at 6:30 PM. We will have Product Designers, Haley Madigan, Andres Arbelaez, and Zai Aliyu hosting a presentation on “Introductions to Design at Facebook”before diving into “What I wish I knew before going into industry.”
There will be a chance to get your work reviewed, so please come prepared with work to show.
There will be food & drinks provided. 
To be selected for this event, please RSVP using the link below. The recruiter will confirm your attendance on October 30th, 2019. Please RSVP soon to guarantee your spot!
Event password: FBNYC19

Paid Spring Internship at MOMA

MOMA has a Spring 2020 Internship for all majors (Juniors through Recent Alumni) interested in an internship opportunity at the Museum. The internship is posted on HIREQC www.qc.cuny.edu/hireqc with all details. Once you have logged in with your CAMS ID you can use the search bar at the top of the page and retrieve the posting by inputting the job code #: 27202

 

Application Deadline:  10/18/19

Required Documents:  Essay, Resume, Letter of Recommendation, and Transcripts

Stipend:  $3,800 (Specific work hours & time commitment below)

 

In addition to submitting their resume on HIREQC, students are required to complete the MOMA application link provided on HIREQC.

About the Seasonal Internship Program

The Seasonal Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students and beginning professionals with practical experience in a specific area of museum work at The Museum of Modern Art. In addition to departmental work, each Tuesday interns participate in professional development activities designed to increase understanding of the Museum’s various collections, exhibitions, and departments. The Museum hosts approximately 25 interns per season in just about every department. Participants may arrange for academic credit through their school, but it is certainly not a requirement.

The Museum of Modern Art Spring 2020 internships require a commitment of three days per week, one of which must be Tuesday. The schedule for the three days is 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. One must have a minimum of two years of college completed (or equivalent) by January 2020 in order to apply.

Senior Design position at GroundTruth

Senior Designer
New York, NY

Link to job posting: https://www.groundtruth.com/job/odqtafwq/

GroundTruth is the leading global technology platform driving in-store visits and sales by leveraging location as the primary source of intent. We believe in the power of place. Build your brand, increase sales and grow your business by building off what real people are doing in the real world, mapped using our proprietary Blueprints technology. Through its data foundation, GroundTruth sees 2 out of 3 smartphone users in the U.S. and more than 30 billion physical visits annually across 21 countries globally. Learn more: www.groundtruth.com

 

We are looking for a Senior Designer with advertising experience to join a small but energetic creative team. If you have a minimum of 5 years of experience in designing advertisements for desktop and mobile, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Reporting to the Manager, Creative Services, the Senior Designer will work closely with VP, Creative, Manager in Creative Services, Account Coordinator, Account Manager, Campaign Manager, and Account Executive.

 

You will:

• Primarily focus on RFP creative requests and will be working closely with the VP, Creative

• Design creatives (banners, landing pages, rich media) for RFP creative requests

• Build demo rich media units to present our creative concept and to showcase our in-house creative capabilities while prioritizing for best performance and intuitive user experience

• Understand clients’ RFPs objectives/KPIs, GroundTruth’s products, and industry’s trends to design and recommend appropriate creative units for various industries including QSR, Retail, CPG, and more

• Participate in RFP strategy brief meetings for pre-sales accounts with Account Executive, Account Coordinators or Account managers

• Conduct researches of respective clients to write copy and design appropriately to match the client’s tone, voice, and branding

• Partner with a peer Senior Designer who specialize in data-driven creative insights to understand and apply best practices when designing mocks

• Design banners and build Rich Media for post-sales accounts using clients’ provided assets

• Manage clients’ expectations when working in post-sales by working closely with Account Managers

• Working closely with Campaign Managers to ensure proper deployments

• Prepare and participate in KOC calls for post-sales campaigns to review creative process, assets and concepts to meet clients’ objectives and KPI’s

 

You are:

• A team player who focuses in team’s and company’s success and not his/her own

• An expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)

• Organized and capable of prioritizing and multitasking in a fast-paced environment

• An excellent communicator and listener with a strong work ethics

• Opened to learn new skills while respectfully transferring your knowledge to team members

You Have:

  • 5-8 years of experience in design in digital space
  • A keen eye for color, layout, typography, visual hierarchy and most importantly – DETAIL
  • An intermediate knowledge in PowerPoint to design presentation deck
  • An intermediate knowledge in data analytics and Excel
  • An experience in UI/UX design on mobile

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status