Monthly Archives: February 2017

ART INTERNS (unpaid)

Assists in the daily tasks of the art department including design of pages, invites and social media. Responsible for photocopying, scanning, archiving, creating pdfs and contact sheets, light photo retouching, making lo-res images. Must be able to communicate to art director, designers and editorial staff. Responsible for maintaining studio relationships via email correspondence. Research typography, photography and illustration. Occasional administrative duties and organization

  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City

 

About Our Company: V Magazine was launched in September 1999.V is large-format and visually-driven, international in scope and collaborative in spirit. V is a magazine about fashion with a capital F and all the things that go with it: art, music, film, architecture…you name it.

Company: http://vmagazine.com/

Contact Email:msong@vmagazine.com

Contact Name: Mia Song

How to Apply: Must have online portfolio with magazine and typographically-driven samples. Please email link and cover letter to msong@vmagazine.com Will consider Spring, Summer and Fall Internships

Job Requirements: Please available at least 2 full days a week. Must be located in or be able to commute to New York City. Must know Adobe Suite especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. After Effects and Premiere a plus. Must be receiving college credit for internship.

Worldstudio AIGA scholarship for minority and economically disadvantaged students

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow.

Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work. Each award is paid directly to the recipient’s school and applied toward tuition.

Since its inception in 1995, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships has awarded over one million dollars to over 650 minority and economically disadvantaged college students of art and design.

How to apply
Apply only through AIGA’s official online application system, which will become available beginning February 20. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of application details provided on third-party sites.

The application is now available, so apply today.

Application period
The application for the 2017-2018 school year will be available through our online application system from February 20 through May 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

 

Creative Services Intern, Summer 2017 (paid) Marvel

Job ID 426130BR
Location New York, New York, United States
Job Posting Company Marvel
Job Posting Area Marvel

We are looking for a qualified intern to join the Global Creative Services team this summer. Our interns help develop consumer products style guides and content for Marvel branded franchises. This is a graphic design focused position. Our interns work as designers with the Creative Services team on projects that will use the skills they have learned as students. It is a chance to gain real-world design experience with an elite group of professionals on a globally recognized brand. There are few better places for a graphic design student spend their internship.

Responsibilities

Our interns work alongside our designers and are given as much responsibility as they show they can handle. They will be asked to help develop and rework designs, prepare files, retouch art, create functional icons, design custom badges, patterns and borders, and help produce branding, packaging and retail signage. They will also apply designs to images of retail products. We try to assign projects geared toward an intern’s strengths that also help to develop and add new skills they will need to build a successful career in graphic design.

Basic Qualifications

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic students that have 2-3 years of experience working with Photoshop and Illustrator.

To qualify for this position applicants must be able to provide portfolio samples that demonstrate their ability to work with these Creative Suite programs. It is strongly suggested that you provide a link to an online portfolio.

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must be available during the months of May through August.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education

Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a visual arts or graphic design-related major.

We expect our interns to know Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop well enough that they can contribute as a designer and therefore get the most out of their time here. It is highly recommended that you have at least 2 or 3 years of training before you apply.

Company Overview

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Digital Compositing Intern, Summer 2017(paid) Marvel Entertainment, LLC

Job ID 427885BR
Location New York, New York, United States
Job Posting Company Marvel
Job Posting Area Marvel
Date posted 02/21/2017

Our publishing department is looking for an intern to help with producing comics into digital comics. Our digital comics interns will learn how to use their design skills to help produce, put together the books for sale. Intern candidates should have a keen eye to comic book story telling.

Responsibilities

The Digital Comics intern will assist with the following responsibilities:

  • Help create books for digital download
  • Help create books for Marvel Entertainment digital comics reader
  • Redesign cover images
  • Create in house ads for marvel digital comics
  • Check the quality for digitally created books and files

Basic Qualifications

The ideal intern candidate will have knowledge of Adobe Suite programs. PHOTOSHOP, INDESIGN, ILLUSTRATOR. A keen sense for design. Great listening skills and will work well with the digital team. Should be always on time and open to learning new ways to use the Adobe programs for completing digital comics for Marvel comics.

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must be available during the months of May through August.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education

Majoring in illustration and/or graphic design.

Company Overview

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Interactive Design Intern, Summer 2017 (paid) Marvel Entertainment, LLC

Job ID 427901BR
Location New York, New York, United States
Job Posting Company Marvel
Job Posting Area Marvel

MARVEL’s Digital Group is seeking an Interactive Design Intern that is passionate about Visual Design, Marketing and Interactive Products. The design internship at Marvel would be 3 – 4 days per week for approximately 3 month periods. You will get the chance to expand your skill set while working with one of the coolest brands in the world.

Responsibilities

• Support senior interactive designers on various projects including responsive web design, editorial graphics, mobile app features, interactive microsites, and mini-games
• Collaborate with the Marketing & Promo teams to create design assets such as banner ads, social media graphics, e-mail campaigns and landing pages
• Be able to work independently on various weekly sale campaigns supporting comic issue releases

Basic Qualifications

• Proficient understanding of Adobe Creative Suite
• Fluency in the fundamentals of design
• Good eye for layout, design and typography
• Strong communication skills and an excellent attention to detail
• Must have an online portfolio displaying relevant digital graphic or web design work]

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must be available during the months of May through August.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education

2 completed year towards a BFA, or Associates degree in Graphic, Communication, Web, or Digital Design from an accredited school. Talented candidates with 1 completed semester will be considered.

Company Overview

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Design Intern, Summer 2017 (paid)–Marvel Entertainment, LLC

Job ID 427886BR
Location New York, New York, United States
Job Posting Company Marvel
Job Posting Area Marvel

We are looking for a qualified graphic design intern to join our team this Summer. Our department works on various types of design projects such as web banners, logos, and advertisements. We also develop and design assets for all of the conventions that Marvel attends. We work with all departments within the Marvel organization, so a chance to be creative is vast. Students applying for this design internship should have knowledge of current versions of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and a willingness to learn. The ability take creative direction is a definite plus! Portfolio samples are also mandatory to demonstrate design ability.

Responsibilities

This role will assist in the design and creation of various pieces of Publishing Marketing including ads for print and digital marketing, which includes being responsible for website takeovers, basic gif creating, and social media campaigns, etc. You will also work directly with PR teams on the creation of Convention Presentations. Finally, you will work directly with the Merchandising & Promotions Production Designer and the Sr. Manager of Merchandising & Promotions to design logos, branding, and trade dress for Publishing events.

Basic Qualifications

Strong understanding of basic design fundamentals and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Experience in Adobe After Effects and a passion for drawing and illustrating is a plus.

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must be available during the months of May through August.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education

Prospective intern should be in Junior or Senior year with a Major or Minor in Graphic Design, Fine Art, or Visual Communication. Website or PDF of design portfolio required.

Company Overview

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

$5,000 Scholarship for Women Who Love Typography!

The TDC Beatrice Warde Scholarship is sponsored by the Type Directors Club and Monotype in the amount of $5,000. It will be awarded to a female student currently enrolled in her junior undergraduate year and will be applied directly to her senior year tuition, which begins September 2017 and concludes in May 2018.

The scholarship, based solely on merit, will be awarded to a student whose work demonstrates exceptional talent, sophistication, and skill in the use of typography. The criteria for the scholarship extends across disciplines from design criticism to type design and graphic design, since Beatrice Warde was a writer and educator who helped promote Monotype products. Just as Beatrice encouraged the best use of technology, the candidate’s work should demonstrate the application of typography to current media, not only print. The scholarship requirements include a statement and three samples of work accomplished while at school/university, and a grade point average of B or higher. The applicant must sign a statement verifying that it is her work. Letters of recommendation will be required after the first round of selection is completed. Candidates will be selected by the Committee.

The deadline for students to submit their application and samples is Friday, March 3, 2017.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT TDC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vimeo – Graphic Design Internship – Summer 2017 (paid)

Vimeo is home to the world’s most imaginative videos. We empower creators with the best tools to manage, share, and sell videos, while providing a leading consumer entertainment destination for innovative and imaginative programming.
Vimeo Entertainment aims to become the ultimate online viewing destination for free and paid original video content (think: Staff Picks and film festival award-winners!).
Creativity and diversity are at the center of the Vimeo universe. To make sure our culture and products reflect those values, we’re committed to building an actively inclusive environment for
human beings of every age, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, mental and physical ability, veteran status, national origin, and ancestry. At Vimeo, diverse backgrounds, refreshing perspectives, and open hearts are all welcome. If you like the sound of that, come work with us.

Role & Responsibilities

      • What we’re looking for:
      • A design intern who is passionate about social media storytelling through spot-on design, someone who is comfortable creating content for all the current social media channels and who isn’t afraid to experiment with new platforms.
      • You’ll be able to move quickly (aka at the speed of the internet’s attention span) to create awesome graphics and GIFs that will make people want to watch the awesome videos made by our filmmaker community.  You’ll work primarily with the Vimeo Entertainment team to ensure that all of the videos Vimeo promotes—on social media accounts as well as across the Vimeo site—are represented in the most beautiful way possible.
    • What you’ll do:
    • Work with the Design team to create compelling visual assets—think video thumbnails, social media posts, animated GIFS, Snapchat filters, homepage art—that will make people want to watch the best videos on the internet and love Vimeo even more than they already do
    • Collaborate closely with the marketing team to execute key projects
    • Help expand audience reach to position Vimeo Entertainment as a global brand representing the home for the world’s best videos and the awesome people who make them
    • Push boundaries (and be willing to take some risks) to make the Vimeo Entertainment social media presence as innovative and cool as the videos we’re sharing
    • Grow both technically and professionally in an awesome environment with tons of opportunity to learn and do more

Qualifications

    • What we’re seeking:  
    • You are currently pursuing a BS or MS in Graphic Design, Web Design or related discipline, with an expected graduation date of 2017 or 2018
    • You are familiar with storytelling through standard social media sites and are eager to design for new platforms
    • You are a strong collaborator and communicator
    • You are flexible and open to feedback, but have the confidence to speak up and voice your opinion while explaining your design decisions
    • You are comfortable working both autonomously and within a group
    • You have an online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience and the ridiculously impressive design things you’ve had a hand in

Preferred Qualifications

    •  Video-editing experience
    • That rare ability to #inspire those around you.
    • Familiarity with (and/or an undying love for) the Vimeo brand visuals, verbosity and social media channels.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and link to portfolio to gabriella@vimeo.com AND complete application on line

Sesame Street Summer Internship Program–Web & Digital

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street which reaches 156 million children across more than 150 countries. The Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. For more information, visit us at www.sesameworkshop.org.

The Summer Internship Program will give students an opportunity to gain experience in a business environment. As a Sesame Workshop Intern you will learn from the best minds in the industry and contribute to our success. This is a unique opportunity to work with a dynamic group in an organization dedicated to the education of children. Our aim is to reach out to a diverse college population to increase awareness and interest in the areas of non-profit and children’s media.  We believe having a workforce that reflects our diverse and culturally rich society is essential to our success.

 

PROGRAM DATES

Sesame’s 9-week internship program will run from Monday, June 12 through Friday, August 11, 2017.

 

PROGRAM SPECIFICS

Internships are available in New York City headquarters.  Interns are paid $12 per hour and work 32-hour week.  Housing and travel expenses are the responsibility of the intern.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified candidates must be in good academic standing entering their junior or senior year of an accredited college or university with at least an overall 3.0 GPA.
  • Possess strong computer skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Available to work 32 hours week.

* Upon acceptance you should be able to provide a copy of your transcript.

 

GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING

Apply online (instructions are below) by the application deadline March 10, 2017.

Application Materials Required:

  • Current resume – Apply with your resume in MS Word or PDF format.
  • Cover Letter – cut and paste your letter in the box reserved for the cover letter.
  • Cover letter that should include the following on it:
    • Your School’s Name
    • Your Major/ Degree
    • Graduation Date
  • Include at the end of your cover letter, add two blank lines. For each question – Describe in 500 words or less:
    • How does your background and experiences inform your decision to choose your major?
    • Why are you choosing these departments to work in?
    • What are you hoping to gain from an internship with Sesame Workshop?
    • What else should we know about you and your candidacy?

 

TO APPLY

  • Click link the department name that you are interested in as a first choice then apply online.
  • You can apply to up to 3 departments.   List your first, second and third choice in the first lines of your cover letter.
  • Internship Departments:
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Licensing
    • Marketing
    • Production
    • Production Management
    • Philanthropic Development
    • US Social Impact
    • International Social Impact
    • Web & Digital
    • Public Relations

 

SELECTION OF INTERNS

Interns are selected on the basis of their academic standing, writing samples, participation in extracurricular activities, and previous work and/or internship experience.

Interns may be interviewed by telephone, Skype or at a Sesame Workshop headquarters.  References may be requested.

Students accepted as summer interns will be notified on or before May 15th, 2017.

APPLY ON LINE

Society of Publication Designs Student Design Competition–Deadline March 20

Society of Publication Designs Student Design Competition
Win $2,500 in cash prizes and a summer internship at major magazine.

The Society of Publication Designers (SPD) is an organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design. SPD serves a worldwide community of art directors, designers, photo editors, illustrators, and other creative professionals. Each year, SPD holds a publication design competition that recognizes and celebrates the best in editorial design. This work includes design, illustration, and photography across multiple platforms and the best work is then commemorated in our Publication Design Annual. For over ten years, SPD has given students the opportunity to be a part of this annual with their own world-class student design competition. Entries will be judged in each category against other student work by our jury which includes some of the most distinguished publication designers. The first, second, and third place winners will be honored with an Award of Excellence and an invitation to the Society of Publication Designers’ Annual Awards Gala in May 2017 in New York City. At the Gala, the first-place winner will be presented with The Mitch Shostak Award—a $2,500 prize—and a summer internship at a major magazine in New York City. Second and third-place winners will also be offered summer internships, as well as, receiving a cash prize of $1,000 and $500, respectively. All award-winning work will be printed in the Society of Publication Designers’ PUB 52 Design Annual, which is perhaps the most widely used creative reference tool for industry professionals.

Find out more about the competition, rules and how to enter 2017SPDStudentCFEFinal