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Knight News is looking for graphic designers

The Knight News (Queens College newspaper since 1937) is looking for graphic designers to assist in the layout of the paper. The work will be done every two weeks, graphic designer is needed either Mondays and/or Tuesdays. Graphic designer will work with InDesign on provided computers. We are looking for students who can start by next Monday/Tuesday. It’s a fun work environment, and looks great on your resume!

Skills needed: proficiency working with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

To apply send resume to

Reserve a space today: The One Club HAATBP 2017 – A CREATIVE CAREER FAIR

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

It’s Free for Students and Recent Grads, but you must register

The One Club’s Annual Here Are All The Black People is a one-day event that provides a space for multicultural students, recent graduates, and creative professionals to enrich their careers through training and exploring new opportunities. This event is made possible by The One Club for Creativity as well as agency and corporate sponsors and tickets for entry-level job seekers is free.

This is not your average career fair! HAATBP gives attendees interested in exploring and developing their careers in advertising and design access to:

  • Educational and Diverse sessions lead by top industry professionals
  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Student / Participant Portfolio Reviews
  • Recruiting Booths
  • Networking
  • Live Talent Pitch Competition

This year, HAATBP 2017 rolls out a separate track with mid-level focused topics. This new event format not only builds access and exposure for entry-level talent, but also gives professional development opportunities for diverse mid-level creative professionals as well.

The Mid-level professional series is only for working creatives with 5-7 years of working experience and tickets are $40.00 for non-members and $30.00 for members. Tickets include a separate selection of professionally focused sessions and a closed pre-cocktail session for only executives, mid-level professionals and working industry professionals. Mid-level professionals are also invited to opt-in to our mid-level talent pool of stars.

The Talent Pool of Stars is a closed recruiter tool for entry level and working professionals looking to network or advance their careers.

Register Today

Brand Marketing – Fall Internship (Kenneth Cole Productions )

Kenneth Cole Productions

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.

The following internship positions are currently available:

MARKETING

  • Brand Marketing

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 $11/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 ONLINE VIA LINKEDIN (must have a LinkedIn account to access application)

Dept-Retail-Digital Graphic Designer–The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Job description

SUMMARY OF ROLE RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Will design compelling digital assets, for all of The Met Stores ecommerce needs; homepages, category layouts, emails, site banners, social media and more, to create an inspiring, exciting experience across all digital touch points
  • Must be easily conversant in all methods of systems and formatting to support best in class design across all platforms
  • Experience with responsive web design and UX is a must to ensure best in class design, accessible UX and a seamless ecommerce conversion process across all devices and platforms
  • Will support the design & development of all required digital assets within the Retail division, from design to photo retouching & preparation & layout of all online assets. Must be equally comfortable with production work as well as creative work
  • Will partner closely with the other teams to deliver a visually compelling and well-executed user experience and interface of the highest quality across all devices and platforms
  • Will keep projects on schedule. Prioritizing, organizing, and managing multiple projects concurrently to meet deadlines
  • Will maintain awareness of competitor & industry trends to develop concepts and layouts that are brand-consistent while pushing creative boundaries to improve presentation and drive revenue growth

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience working with commercial and cultural clients, be easily comfortable with screen-based design and digital platforms, and be flexible creatively and professionally
  • A strong understanding of the capabilities of different digital display formats, and of user-centered web design principles
  • Experienced in rendering designs into useable elements of a working website & working with HTML and CSS templates
  • Online merchandising duties including post production imaging: silhouetting, scanning, retouching and color correcting
  • To work with team members, building cross functional relationships to support the delivery each project to its best possible outcome
  • At times responsible for managing aspects of production working directly with vendors and coordinating with internal clients as well
  • Other duties as needed

REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS & BEHAVIORS

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in digital graphic design for retail organizations
  • Expertise in HTML5 and CSS
  • Experience working with a variety of different CMS and ecommerce platforms
  • Quick to learn new systems and software
  • Must have experience with responsive web design & current web technology trends
  • Strong understanding of UX best practices for online conversion and accessibility
  • Will work collaboratively on projects with other team members and incorporate constructive feedback into creative elements
  • Will continuously track progress & reviews delivery of key objectives
  • Will demonstrates a relentless tenacity to deliver
  • Will be detail-oriented, with excellent initiative, execution & follow-through
  • Builds trust & respect by keeping the commitments they made
  • Has the ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines both independently and collaboratively
  • Adept at learning about new technologies impacting design & production
  • Must have innate problem-solving skills & analytical thinking
  • Must have a hands on approach

KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:

  • Must be expert in the most current versions of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • BFA in graphic design required
  • Knowledge of Art History preferred

APPLY ON LINKED IN (Must have a linkedin account to apply)

Fall 2017 CBS Sports Network Graphic Design Intern (paid)

Fall 2017 CBS Sports Network Graphic Design Intern

REF#: 28782CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Sports Network

JOB TYPE: Paid InternJ

OB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

About UsCBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, airs more than 400 live games annually, showcasing an array of college and professional sports, as well as in-depth studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network also provides extensive shoulder programming around CBS Sports’ Championship events, including the Super Bowl, The Masters and PGA Championship.CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to [1] www.cbssportsnetwork.com.ReferencesVisible linkshttp://www.cbssportsnetwork.com/

DescriptionThe Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for generating digital marketing creative content for CBS Sports Network including digital assets, photography research, and website designs. The intern will work closely with team designer to develop web graphics and assets.

Required

QUALIFICATIONS:CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network Internships are paid at a standard competitive hourly rate, proper work authorization is needed to be employed within the United States.Internships are in New York, NY. Selected students must be willing to relocate or commute at their own expense.Internships are typically given to college juniors and seniors, though some departments also accept freshmen, sophomores or graduate students. Upon acceptance, we will require a letter from your school or transcript confirming you are a matriculated student.Online ApplicationResume and cover letter

Preferred

  • Interest in sports is a plus0-1 years of digital and/or graphic design experience
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong design fundamentals (color, form, type, layout) and the ability to experiment
  • .Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid skills in Photoshop & Illustrator CS6.

Eeo StatementEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

APPLY ONLINE

Paid Internship-Graphic Design, Packaging (Fall 2017) MATTEL

Mattel is currently seeking qualified intern candidates to participate in a paid Internship Program within the Packaging Graphics Department. The graphic design intern will work cross functionally across multiple product lines within the Thomas brand. Along with assisting in the layout of packaging mechanical files and production of packaging samples, the intern will have the opportunity to branch out and work on various marketing requests and projects that may not relate specifically to day to day packaging duties
Primary Duties

  • Work closely with packaging department designers to design and develop packaging graphics.
  • Prepare high quality package mock-ups.
  • Design graphics for trade ads, cross sells and related promotional graphics.
  • When asked, attend and participate in the weekly packaging/marketing meetings.
  • Communicate as required with the HK packaging office.
  • Understands how to monitor and follow packaging status schedules to keep projects on time.
  • Responsible to keep manager updated on changes in package design/development

SkillsExperience, Education & Skills SKILLS

  • Ability to transform business objectives into high quality, creative design concepts.
  • Computer Proficiency in Adobe CS5 as well as MS Office/Macintosh Office.
  • Working knowledge of type manipulation, photography, mechanical art production.
  • Strong aesthetic skills
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Well-developed project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work with individuals at all levels.

Education/Experience

  • Working towards a BS Degree in Graphics, Visual Media/Communication, Fine Arts or related degree.

APPLY ONLINE

Graphic Design Intern (unpaid)–BBC STORYWORKS INTERN

BBC StoryWorks is the creative studio with newsroom values – an agile content marketing and production agency within BBC Worldwide that embodies the BBC’s creative spark and rigorous editorial quality to help brands connect to audiences through beautifully crafted storytelling.

BBC StoryWorks North America is looking for a dynamic intern with graphic design experience to join our team for the Spring 2017 semester. Intern will help design marketing and sales collateral, as well as create mock-up designs of new creative digital content ideas to be introduced to our advertising partners. This will be an opportunity to gain experience with the commercial and editorial content of a trusted global brand, collaborating across editorial, sales, and product teams to develop exciting digital solutions for the BBC’s advertising partners in North America. We’re looking for a someone with a passion for digital design and an interest in the marketing and advertising space, who will thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.

Responsibilities

• Assist in the design and development of creative proposal decks for both RFP responses and proactive pitches to clients across a wide range of industries, including tech, travel, auto, finance, consumer products, and more.

• Create graphics and mock content pages to illustrate new creative concepts that will be introduced to the market

• Develop one page guides on various content and event offerings that can be shared on both internal and external channels

• Conduct competitor analysis of creative native advertising campaigns and industry insights across publishers in the US and provide regular updates to the team

• Track and update editorial content calendars and reference documents

• Participate in brainstorming and ideation for custom commercial content solutions across BBC.com properties (BBC World News, BBC Travel, BBC Culture, BBC Earth, BBC Capital, BBC Future, Top Gear, Good Food)

• Become familiar with BBC editorial and commercial policies

• Conduct research on relevant industry events, influencers, and other topics to assist the team during pitch deck preparation periods.

Requirements

• Must be rising junior or senior (previous internship experience preferred)

• Major in Graphic Design, Visual Studies, or related focus. Marketing and Advertising concentrations are a plus.

• Experience with Photoshop, Snagit, or other design programs, with an eye for visual layouts, fonts, etc.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with extensive knowledge of digital and social media.

• Experience with PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

• Preference for design skills (photoshop, snagit or other program) or eye for design and presentation

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send a copy of your cover letter and resume with a link to your on-line portfolio to BBCWA.InternRequests@bbc.com, subject line “BBC Fall 2017 Internship, (Name of Internship Position).” In your cover letter, please specify which department you are applying for, verify if you are eligible for college/academic credit and advise the days you are available to work.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must be able to receive academic credit for the unpaid internships. For Fall internships, we request two to three full days of availability.

BBC Worldwide Americas offers NYC students a monthly Transit Chek card of $121 to assist with travel costs.

Seniority Level

Internship

Industry

  • Entertainment

Employment Type

Temporary

Job Functions

  • Design

Designer wanted

Cloud Gallery is a fine art gallery located in Tribeca, Manhattan.

We are looking for individuals who are responsible, creative and proactive, having can-do attitude to join our Cloud team to drive the development with us. We are currently looking to hire a Designer.

Qualifications:

-At least 1 years print production experience

-Experience working for a retail company in a high traffic / quick turnaround environment.

-Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Create Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

-Strong typesetting and layout skills.

-Thorough understanding of the pre-press and printing processes.

-Knowledgeable about paper, substrate, production process and working with printers.

 

Days/hours and duration of job:   3-4 days/week, outstanding performance transfer to full-time

Wage/Salary: Negotiable

Employment Start Date: Immediately

 

Application Instructions:

If you are interested, please send your cover letter, resume and link to portfolio to info@cloudgallery.nyc with the subject of the Apply_Position_YourName.

Our mission is to support and promote emerging artists in the world, and inspire individuals who transform a spark of genius into timeless masterpieces. We connect the public, artists, collectors and corporates, and service our clients with professional art advisory in exhibitions and events. We have successfully helped artists like Benjamin Grant, Raina Dai, Chloe Seo, Sam Sherman, Jinn Ahn, Naoaki Funayama to establish a name in the Fine Art industry. With the expertise of Cloud Gallery, their talent is recognized in the market at a much higher price level.

Recently Cloud Printing has merged with Cloud Gallery that we can provide one-stop services for our clients. Now Cloud team provide full services to artists, art lovers, corporates, etc in commercial printing, fine art printing and branding strategy. We support startup companies to establish their foundations in branding, promotion and design.

Graphic Design Internship: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Job ID:  296912
Business Title:  Assistant Graphic Designer,  Office of External Affairs Administration

Proposed Salary Range:  $     11.50 – $     12.32 (Hourly)

Work Location:  125 Worth Street, NYC

Job Description

With over 6,000 staff and a budget of $1.6 billion, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the nation’s premier city health agency. Its 100-plus programs protect and promote the health of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse city. Each of those programs relies on the Communications Bureau’s ability to shape critical public health messages. The Office of Publications and Language Access advance the agency’s mission by producing an array of relevant, accessible, high-quality literature in English and other popular languages.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

Under the guidance of our in-house Graphic Designer, duties will include but not limited to:

— Assist in-house Designer in developing design solutions across print and digital platforms.

–Assist in planning creative approaches and production of print and online materials (data reports, newsletters, brochures, etc.) and select media to be used.

–Ensure that all agency materials carry agency brand in a consistent matter.

Minimum Qual Requirements

For Assignment Level I:
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.
For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.
For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

SPECIAL NOTE
Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.

Preferred Skills

— A portfolio of creative work in both print and digital

–Expertise in the following programs: Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, HTML/CSS, Flash
and Microsoft Office Suite

–Candidate must be able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours a week

–Positive attitude and ability to work well on a small, collaborative editorial team

–Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments and priorities.

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note:  If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
* A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

* Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

* Current Resume

* Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment.   By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

To Apply 

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/.  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 291766.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

SPD-U Presents: Student Portfolio Reviews – Summer 2017

WHO: For all student levels and recent grads.
WHAT: Bring your portfolio whether it’s finished or still in the works…you’ll get one-on-one reviews with some of our best pros! Please note, your work has to be in print form or as a PDF on a laptop/iPad. We won’t have the ability to look at online portfolios. No flash drives or disks please.
WHEN: Thursday, June 15, 2017 / 6:00 – 8:00pm | Registration closes on Wednesday, June 14th at 5PM EST.
WHERE: Inc. Magazine Offices, Downtown NYC (Exact address will be given to you in your confirmation email)
HOW MUCH:
• If you’re an SPD student member, your entry is free! However, you must reserve your spot by using the form below.
• If you’re not a current member, join now and you can come for free too. Use the form below to become a member and reserve your spot for the reviews.
• $20 for all other students