Monthly Archives: September 2020

Becoming a Designer–Free Lecture

Please join representatives from The New York Times Campus Recruitment team and Product Design team as they share advice and answer questions about beginning a career in design.

September 30, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

To Register

What does the Product and Design Teams do?

The product and design team is responsible for imagining, building, and maintaining the core set of experiences through which our readers discover and consume our journalism across all platforms.

They are responsible for designing, building, and maintaining our iOS and Android applications, our website, our email newsletter templates, our multimedia experiences, and tools that help our readers save, follow and otherwise interact with our journalism across these platforms.


This event is part of a new virtual lecture series with COMD x NYT to learn more about there 2021 Summer Internship Program.

The NYTimes Summer Internship Program is a 10-week, paid program that takes place at our headquarters in New York City. Opportunities include our Technology, Advertising, Marketing, Product and Design, and Data teams.

Design & Production Coordinator Job

TEMPORARY: Design & Production Coordinator

JCCA is one of the oldest child and family services agency in New York City.  Our mission is to provide the highest quality child welfare and mental health services to New York’s neediest and most vulnerable children and families to ensure that their safety, permanency and well-being leads to a life of stability and promise. (See more at  www.jccany.org )

In addition to serving as an in-house vendor for communication materials to 37 programs across the agency, the Communication & Marketing department produces internal and external agency communications, print and event collateral for Fund Development and Advocacy campaigns, and maintains website and social media accounts. The Temporary Design and Production Coordinator will work remotely with Communications and Marketing Director, Marketing Specialist and Online Marketing Coordinator to produce a large volume of print and online content for large child and family services non-profit.

Responsibilities

  • Design and produce flyers, brochures, fundraising materials, screen graphics for email and web, event collateral (invitations, forms, posters), and promotional items
  • Manage production workflow with outside vendors, as well as outside designers or consultants when necessary
  • Coordinate printed material and promo item distribution across agency, manage inventory
  • Update program brochures and create new ones when necessary
  • Ensure consistent visual brand across all print materials and agency website

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with tight timelines
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with staff, media contacts and elected officials
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills.
  • Top-notch eye for design and typography
  • Must have high-speed broadband connection and Adobe Creative Suite.

Education and Skills Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress, HTML, Microsoft Office.

*This is a temporary position, up to 35-hours per week, 100% remote*

Design Mentorship–Now accepting applications

Hi friends! I’m hosting an online design mentorship from October 2020 to December 2020.
I will be selecting 2-3 designers to work with!

Mentorship Includes:
-Portfolio reviews
-Resume reviews
-Providing feedback on a project that you’re currently working on or would like to begin working on
-Advice from my experience working as a designer: Working in-house v. freelance, how to write a contract, project planning, etc.
– 2 meetings a month, 6 meetings total

*APPLICATIONS OPEN TO THOSE IN THE NYC METRO AREA*
People who come from these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!
– Minority status (e.g. BIPOC, LGBTQ+)
– Those who identify with being economically disadvantaged
– Juniors/ Seniors, or recent grads/ people currently applying to jobs

PLEASE include “DESIGN MENTORSHIP” in your subject heading.
Email applications to melisa@neighbors-studio.com
Application closes 12:00am midnight, September 25th.
Mentorship period is October 15, 2020 to December 15, 2020.

Application:
1) Full Name / preferred pronouns
2) Submit your resume/ portfolio
Please answer the following in 500 words or less:
1) Why are you interested in this mentorship?
2)How would you like to see your work and yourself develop over the course of this mentorship?
*OPTIONAL*
3) Do you have a project that you’d like to work on or are currently working on? Please elaborate.

 

 

NextGen Applications Now Open!

NextGen Applications Now Open!

College Students & Recent Graduates
with Disabilities Invited to Apply

Application Deadline: November 20, 2020

Disability:IN NextGen Leaders have the opportunity to connect with leading brands across all industries and transition from school to work and build a meaningful career.

Students are matched one-on-one with mentors, network, and interview with Disability:IN Corporate Partners. and experience an all-expense paid trip to the Disability:IN Annual Conference.

NextGen Leaders network and interview with partner companies.

NextGen Leader commitment:
Meet virtually a minimum of twice a month for six months with a corporate mentor.
Participate in monthly professional development webinars.
Attend the Disability:IN 2021 Conference on July 12–15. NextGen Leaders are expected to actively participate in all conference events, whether in-person or virtual. If accepted, and the program is held in-person, travel expenses will be covered for NextGen Leaders.

LGBTQ+, Black, and veteran individuals are especially encouraged to apply

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