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PAID Part-time Intern to Learn Graphic Design / Pre-Press Production

ABOUT US

A family-owned mid-size digital and offset printer with over 40 years of print experience, ; specializes in high end printing for l:he cosmetic, fashion and real estate industries. http://nwqueensny.expresspros.com/

JOB SUMMARY

Graphic Design and Prepress:

  • Receive print files and prepare them for print production
  • Make and send PDF proofs to clients for approval
  • Manipulate files as needed

Customer Service:

  • Interact with clients concerning their print projects and file set up
  • Interact with outside vendors about purchasing materials and services

QUALIFICATIONS

The Candidate must be detail-oriented with some proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite and be interested in learning graphic design and pre-press production. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to work with multiple projects and be able to perform within tight deadlines. Candidates will also learn to produce hi-res image color/cortections and layout adjustments.

  • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (lnDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Publisher, Excel)
  • Some typographic and layout skills preferred, but not required
  • Strict attention to detail, and good organizational, project management, and file organization skills

INTERN WILL BE TRAINED IN

  • Setting up files for Xerox, Indigo and offset presses
  • Traditional prepress skills, including trapping, halftones, screen angles, and dot
  • Creating and revising designs and layouts for specific printed projects
  • Preparing and creating style guides, mock-ups and presentation comps Preparing final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing

Making various formats of supplied artwork produc:tion-ready and resolving artwork issues that arise during production

  • Image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation
  • Packaging and preflighting files for release to printers or media partners

To Apply Email resume with letter of interest to angela.carbone@expresspros.com 

Freelance job–Designing a website for Queens College Student

Tashana is looking to pay a student to help her design her wix website.

Ideal candidate should be proficient in web designing. A graphics artist who can use their expertise to create elegance with the design for the page. It is a basic page that will display Nail Specialty services with the prices, a booking section, about us and contact us.

If you are interested,

email with at least two samples of your work and asking rate/price.

 

Front-End Developer / Web Designer at The Music Zoo

Location: Roslyn, NY (western Nassau County)

 

What You’ll Do: As the Front-End Developer / Web Designer at The Music Zoo, you could expect to take on a number of different roles based on the project at hand. Primarily, you would be writing code for our online store (www.themusiczoo.com) in HTML, CSS, and some JavaScript. You would also use the Shopify Liquid templating language to access product, customer, and inventory data on the front end. You’d occasionally engage in designing some wireframes/prototypes for new parts of the site in your Adobe CC design program of choice. If you’re confident in your design skills, you may even get to work on some promotional material.

The position is full-time, M-F 10am-6pm in Roslyn, NY, which is great for anyone who might be commuting from Nassau County or Queens. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, vacation days, and a sweet discount on cool guitar stuff 🙂

If you think you might fit the requirements below, please send your resume and cover letter (optional) to both joakley@themusiczoo.com and resume@themusiczoo.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

Requirements:

-Self-initiative, in regards to both starting projects and reading up on coding concepts you might not be familiar with (Google and MDN are your friends).

-Proficient in HTML and CSS.

-Comfortable reading code documentation.

-Comfortable with Adobe CC/CS

-Comfortable with JavaScript (or at least learning more of it).

-Experience working on live websites.

-Understand the importance of brand identity on the web.

 

Nice to Have:

-Someone who is a guitarist/musician would have an advantage in understanding our site’s users, branding, and mission.

-Experience with using Shopify Liquid (or similar templating languages).

-Version control with Git and GitHub.

-Experience integrating with JS API’s and libraries.

-NodeJS and npm.

 

WEB DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP $1,000 • Fall & Spring

Scholarship Terms and Conditions:
The Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship is only open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application. Applicants can win the contest up to 2 times only. All funds will be dispersed to scholarship recipient within 30 days of being announced as the winner. Scholarship winner is determined solely by our selection committee. All decisions of the selection committee are final. Lounge Lizard is not responsible for technical issues which prevent applications from being submitted or considered.

TO FIND OUT MORE AND APPLY

Privacy Statement:
We will not sell, share, or distribute the information you submit with your scholarship application to any third parties. The information you submit will be used only for determining the scholarship recipient and deleted after the selection period.

Non-Discrimination Statement:
The winner of the Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship will be determined by a selection committee set up by Lounge Lizard. Said selection will in no way be influenced by gender, race, national origin, sexual preference or any criteria other than the meeting of the application requirements and our committee’s evaluation of the web design provided with the application.

Media Release:
For any submissions, you hereby grant to us a worldwide, non-exclusive license to use that material in any media and, specifically, to link to the materials and to make that material available via our website and social media. You warrant that all such materials are original and do not infringe the rights of any third party and that you have the right to grant such license. You also warrant that the material is not obscene, offensive or defamatory to any person or otherwise illegal. Your name may be published alongside your material. If you do not want to grant these rights, please do not submit material. If you submit any video, film, recorded music, text, photographs, graphics or other materials, you hereby warrant and represent that you personally created, wrote and produced such content and all materials contained within such content, or that you have written permission from or are authorized by the owner(s) of those materials for such use.

Communications and Social Media Coordinator (Part-time position)

CERRU is looking for a Communications and Social Media College Assistant. The Communications and Social Media College Assistant will be expected to assist in creating and implementing a communication and marketing strategy. Training will begin in the summer. Must have excellent English writing and editing skills.
Specific responsibilities will include:
–         Creating or overseeing the production of brochures, fliers, etc.
–         Monthly newsletter
–         Creating a social media strategy
–         Updating or overseeing the updates of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
–         Tracking Google & Facebook analytics
–         Maintaining website and Constant Contact account
–         Creating and sending weekly CERRU email
–         Meeting with supervisor on weekly basis to review strategies and progress
–         Additional projects/responsibilities that arise as directed by CERRU staff
Position
–         This will be under an official Queens College CA (college assistant) line
–         The annual salary will be $16,000 and pays around $15/hour
–         This position accrues an hour of annual leave for every 15 hours worked. Individual may use annual leave after first 500 hours been completed
–         This position accrues an hour of sick leave for every 20 hours worked
Direct Report to Yael Rosenstock, Associate Director

CERRU is a diversity education center that provides nonviolent communication tools to bridge social differences and create a more equitable society. We use dialogue and undoing bias techniques to bring people together to discuss their views and listen to one another. Dialogue is a conversation in which people who have various and often conflicting beliefs, values, and perspectives listen mindfully to each other and ask questions to elicit more information rather than focus on making their point. They experience how to include differences, negotiate their social identities, find common ground, move forward with their own personal growth, and work with others to effect positive social change.CERRU is seeking individuals who share our values to further the journey towards equity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

CERRU is committed to continuing our dedication to diversity in our spaces and encourages applications from people of all gender identities, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, ability statuses, ages, socioeconomic statuses, and so forth.

TO APPLY

Digital Design Intern (Paid)

Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories under the brand names Kenneth Cole Black, New York, Reaction, and Unlisted, as well as footwear under the proprietary trademark Gentle Souls. The Company has also granted a wide variety of third party licenses for the production of men’s apparel as well as fragrances, watches, jewelry, eye-wear and several other accessory categories. The Company’s products are distributed through department stores, better specialty stores, company-owned retail stores and its e-commerce website. Further information can be found at http://www.kennethcole.com.

 

OUR MISSION

We provide mentoring, education, and practical learning experiences for outstanding candidates interested in gaining insight into a fashion industry leader renowned for its unique New York style and social conscience.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates can be freshman, sophomores, juniors or seniors in an accredited college with a history of strong academic achievements. Internships are open to postgraduates as well. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Interns may work up to 2 days per week in the Spring/Fall Program and 3 days per week in the Summer Program. A minimum of 2 full days per week is required. Exceptions are made for Co-Op Students.

 

PROGRAM WAGES

At Kenneth Cole Productions, interns receive an hourly rate of $13/hr. We work with your university to ensure you receive college credit if needed. In addition, interns have the opportunity to partake in exciting events including educational workshops, community involvement and a kick-off meeting with our founder, Kenneth Cole.

 

APPLY NOW

Please send your resume and cover letter to internships@kennethcole.com

United Nations Development Programme Internship – Graphic Design (Internal Communications)

Duties And Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Director, the graphic design intern will be responsible for the following:
Support The Director In Making Internal Presentations By

  • Analyzing data for translation into charts, graphs, diagrams and infographics.
  • Translating corporate, strategic and fundraising concepts into easy-to-understand and visually appealing graphics, including data visualization, infographics, whiteboard animation, illustrations or graphics.
  • Re-adapting existing information products (e.g. charts, graphs, infographics, visual information assets) for use in internal documents and presentations catered towards UN Women staff and external stakeholders, such as donors.

Competencies
IntegrityDemonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct
.Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing DiversityDemonstrates an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.
Ethics And ValuesDemonstrates / Safeguards Ethics and Integrity.
Organizational AwarenessDemonstrates corporate knowledge and sound judgment.Developing and Empowering People / Coaching and Mentoring.Self-development, initiative-taking.
Working In TeamsTeam player and facilitates team work
.Communicating Information And IdeasFacilitates and encourages open communication in the team, communicates effectively.
Self-management And Emotional IntelligenceCreating synergies through self-control. Conflict Management / Negotiates and Resolves Disagreement.
Knowledge Sharing / Continuous LearningLearning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.
Required Skills And ExperienceRequired Skills and Experience

  • BA or MA in visual communication, graphic design or similar
  • Must be enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor or Master’s degree or be a recent graduate (meaning in the last 12 months).
  • Fluent in English; Spanish and/or French are a plus.
  • Experience in graphic design, information design, white board animation and/or illustration
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Curiosity for testing new ideas
  • An eye for detail and latest visual design standards
  • Familiar with the United Nations
  • Self-starter; organized; able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities

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Inkwell Marketing Summer Internship

Inkwell Global Marketing is a full service agency helping organizations to deliver their message and strengthen their brand identity using Branded Merchandise as the primary tool. Founded in 1986, Inkwell Global Marketing has grown to become one of the nation’s top promotional merchandise agencies, collaborating with several of America’s largest businesses from concept to delivery.

Intern Position:

We are looking to fill a Part-time Intern position in our New York office with a bright, creative, and ambitious Senior or recent graduate from an accredited college or university for the coming Summer months. If candidate displays strong understanding of the role and industry by end of the term, he or she will be considered for a Full-time salaried position in the Fall.

The Internship requires a minimum of 25 hours a week (ideally 4 days) for course credit with $250 stipend to be received upon completion of the 12 – 15 week internship. The program will span the length of 12-15 weeks, in conjunction with the typical Summer Semester, and will offer experience in Brand Identity Building, Sales Promotion, Sourcing & Manufacturing, Product Development, and Fulfillment and Distribution.

Marketing Development Intern Responsibilities:
Extensive product research & market analysis
Preparing proposals for client presentation
Quoting potential orders
Coordinating order placement/fulfillment with multiple factories & vendors
Tracking packages & ordering samples
Prospective client outreach via phone, email, & LinkedIn

Required Skills:
Senior or recent graduate (preferred) from accredited college or university
Strong written & verbal communication skills
Previous office experience is required
Professional and pleasant phone manner
Basic mathematics skills (Algebra – will be necessary for quoting)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Customer Service oriented; experience in Sales and/or Marketing a plus
Ability to multi-task while remaining organized
Must work well with a team, yet feel comfortable & confident working independently
Great interpersonal skills & a pleasant demeanor (we are a laid back office) and a “no-task-too-small” attitude
Ability to think creatively and out of the box

To apply: candidates should send cover letter and resume to Gary Brill at garyb@inkwellusa.com.

Unpaid internship–now through the summer

A Boutique Branding and Advertising Agency specializing in beauty, fashion and luxury has an opening for interns.

Graphic Design, Interactive, and Art Direction Intern Skills required:

– Strong visual sensibility and sense of typography
– Strong web design skills with strong graphic skills
– Interest in Fashion, photography and printing industry
– Hands on design experience
– Strong communication skills
– Excellent computer skills (proficiency in Adobe Suite, + Powerpoint, 3D Rendering software)
– Must be personable, organized, reliable and thrive in a team environment.
– Media capabilities (Flash and Html) a plus

Projects range from print layouts, collateral design, identity work, packaging, merchandising, to web and digital designs. You will get to work directly with the art director and creative director. Intern must be a team player working very closely with full time staff and open to helping around the studio as needed

Copywriter Skills required:
– ability to develop and create original content for social media
– fluency in writing business case studies
– advertising and collateral copywriting

Internship Duration :  immediate start
3 days a week for a 3 month commitment
Compensation: Lunch and  (subway) are covered for the days work
Location: 57 Orchard Street, New York, NY

To apply: Email resume, cover letter and link to online portfolio to javier@ro-ny.com

Performing and Visual Arts Fair–Find out about summer internships in nonprofits

There will be representatives from nonprofit organizations and government sectors who support the visual arts, music, dance, drama, and media studies. Students will also have the chance to apply for internships and jobs, and explore career options in the arts. Among the participating organizations are the Kupferberg Center, Godwin Trunbach Museum, Sing for Hope, New York Foundation for the Arts, Grammy U, Broadway’s Babies, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Queens Council on theArts, Forest Hills Stadium, and the QC Center for Career Engagement and Internship.

AND FREE PIZZA!!!!!
when:  Wednesday, April 25th

time:  12:15 p.m.-3 p.m. 

where: Atrium of Music Building