Monthly Archives: May 2020

“Let’s Face It” – a nationwide mask design competition – Now Open!

Artists, designers, and creatives of all types have been passionately responding to the current need to cover our faces. MCD is launching Let’s Face It, a nationwide craft and design mask-making competition and community gallery. From the practical to the avant-garde, we are curious to see what you are creating share it with the world.

The deadline to enter is May 31, 2020.

Juried by Marcel Wilson, the Founder and Design Director of Bionic, and JoAnn Edwards, the Museum of Craft and Design’s Co-founder and Executive Director, the winning design will receive $500, the runner-up will receive $250 and third place will receive $100. Additional non-monetary awards will be given for Best in ShowBest Student Design, and Most Unique Design.

Participation is free. All entries will be displayed on the Museum of Craft and Design’s website in a community gallery beginning Friday, June 12, 2020. Additionally, for each design entered, the Museum of Craft and Design will donate a new mask to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.

Design Summer Fellow (Remote + Paid)

About TaskForce

TaskForce is an independent agency that builds capacity and community for the most influential nonprofits, brands and people taking on the most pressing challenges facing our state, our nation and our world. We understand the role that creative culture plays in shaping public opinion and policy and invest heavily in creating lasting relationships with the communities and partners we engage with. We work primarily at the intersection of arts/culture and social change and our work has resulted in some of the most highly acclaimed and influential public will campaigns of our time.

Summer Artivist Fellowship Program

TaskForce is excited to announce the Summer Artivist Fellowship Program to be launched in June 2020. COVID-19 and its devastating effects on job security and employment availability has heightened a sense of instability among recent graduates. TaskForce would like to help address this need by providing opportunities to learn and gain invaluable skills in an intensive three-month program. Under the leadership of staff with expertise in the fields of marketing, analytics, partnerships management and design, Fellows will delve into projects with the ultimate goal of shaping public opinion and policy through creative culture. Highlights of the program include featured monthly speakers and a collaborative project.

We believe we are stronger and most effective with a diverse team leading the charge. We are committed to creating a more inclusive culture for all, starting within our own company. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. TaskForce is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Design Summer Fellow

TaskForce seeks a Fellow interested in expanding their design knowledge and expertise within the lens of cultural organizing and social impact. The Fellow will report to the Head of Design and provide support in gif, static illustration and meme creation.

You will learn about:

  • Impact of design on culture, politics and the digital space
  • Intersection between art and social justice

Recent college graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. Fellows will be working remotely. This is a paid fellowship from June-August 2020.

Apply Here

Requirements

  • Design, illustration or animation background
  • Interest in design trends and data research
  • Knowledgeable about the digital space including gifs and memes

Cultural Research Summer Fellow (Remote + Paid)

Summer Artivist Fellowship Program

TaskForce is excited to announce the Summer Artivist Fellowship Program to be launched in June 2020. COVID-19 and its devastating effects on job security and employment availability has heightened a sense of instability among recent graduates. TaskForce would like to help address this need by providing opportunities to learn and gain invaluable skills in an intensive three-month program. Under the leadership of staff with expertise in the fields of marketing, analytics, partnerships management and design, Fellows will delve into projects with the ultimate goal of shaping public opinion and policy through creative culture. Highlights of the program include featured monthly speakers and a collaborative project.

We believe we are stronger and most effective with a diverse team leading the charge. We are committed to creating a more inclusive culture for all, starting within our own company. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. TaskForce is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Cultural Research Summer Fellow

TaskForce seeks a Fellow interested in digital design trends as it relates to current political and cultural events. The Fellow will report to the Head of Design and provide research support to the design team to inform gif and meme creation.

You will learn about:

  • Impact of design in the digital space
  • Using data to generate more impact
  • How data and trends can drive artistic approach

Recent college graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. Fellows will be working remotely. This is a paid fellowship from June-August 2020.

Apply Here

Requirements

  • Interest in design trends, politics and data research
  • Knowledgeable about the digital space including gifs and memes as it applies to non-profits and politics
  • Digital design or political science background is a plus