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Graphic Design Internship, NY (Paid)

Vince is a leading contemporary fashion brand best known for modern effortless style and everyday luxury essentials. Established in 2002, the brand now offers a wide range of women’s and men’s apparel, women’s and men’s footwear. Vince products are sold in prestigious locations worldwide, including approximately 2,500 points of distribution across 38 countries. With corporate headquarters in New York and its design studio in Los Angeles, the Company has 40 company-operated full-price retail stores, 14 company-operated outlet stores, an e-commerce site, and in international business with a showroom in Paris.

 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

 

Organizational Structure:

 

The Graphic Design Intern will work very closely with the Vince Marketing team and report to the Graphic Designer.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Art Director, Graphic Designer and e-commerce team to maintain the weekly upkeep of vince.com by assisting in updating web creative deck, keeping calendar in order for emails, homepages, editorials etc
  • Ensure communication is passed off inter departments in a timely manner, assist in trafficking projects that need multiple sign offs for deadlines
  • Coordinate with e-commerce team to pass off assets, maintain and organize server and database for multiple departments to be able to access and utlitize assets
  • Assist the Graphic Designer by taking on special projects, assist in designing collateral, and promotional pieces for retail and wholesale such as: store emails, cash wrap displays and in-store signage, light boxes, E-Vites
  • Assist Copywriter by passing along copy assets to the e-commerce team, keep copy database organized and easily accessible for all teams

Qualifications:

  • Must be working towards a BA/BFA degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Effective project management skills are necessary
  • Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email
  • Social media skills to include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest
  • Self motivated, ability to multi- task, critical thinking, problem solving skills, initiative, drive, common sense, creativity and flexibility are essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, and knowledge of code etc

Compensation:

This is a paid temporary role. Temporary employees do not receive vacation, sick time, holiday pay or personal time.

Vince is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

Why Join…The Knight News

Why Join…The Knight News

1) It looks good on your resume
It’s one thing to list “writing” under your skills, it’s another thing when you’ve got the portfolio to show for it!
2) There are so many positions 
We offer more than just writing. Our staff consists of graphic designers, photographers, social media enthusiasts, public relations people, and more!
3) We benefit all majors and minors 
Whether you’re an English, Media Studies, Accounting, or Computer Science major, concise writing is an important skill to have. We help students with their writing, while they help contribute to the paper!
4) We work with you
Come to us with a story, picture, or idea, and we’ll work with you to make it happen!
5) No commitments 
Try writing for us for one issue. If you don’t like us (which would be crazy!) you don’t have to continue. But we think you’ll want to!
6) We’ll have food
Does this one need an explanation?
Email us to schedule a visit! Info@theknightnews.com 
Located in the Student Union, LL 35

Summer Design Intern (paid)

Big Duck is looking for a paid intern to join our creative team this summer. The graphic design intern will provide support in varied creative projects and production needs. This is a great opportunity to understand the working process and day-to-day responsibilities of a small agency through hands-on learning and execution. The intern will work under the guidance of the Art Directors to contribute to logo and brand development, fundraising and awareness campaigns, production tasks, and marketing efforts.Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and assisting in ongoing design projects
  • Assist with production and packaging files
  • Assist with marketing projects as needed
  • Participate in brainstorms

Work schedule: Flexible/2 days a week

REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

  • a graphic design and/or visual communications major
  • skilled in design and typography
  • proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and Microsoft Office
  • detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • a strong work ethic and high performance standards
  • passionate about nonprofits

APPLY ONLINE

Walt Disney Design Intern, Summer 2017

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.

Photography Intern (paid)

  • Award-winning, technology magazine IEEE Spectrum (spectrum.ieee.org) is offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and talented photography student: a 12-week paid photo internship in their NYC office.  The ideal candidate must be creative and possess excellent communications and organizational skills.  A strong interest in photography, design, magazines and technology is a must. Responsibilities include (but not limited to) finding and/or creating imagery for blogs; photo research for print and online editions; collating and keyword-tagging images for future retrieval; basic color correction and retouching; maintaining wall of printed layouts; assistance with information graphics and editorial design projects. The candidate will work with the Photography Director and three Art Directors
  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Part-time
  • About Our Company: IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its more than 420,000 members in over 160 countries, and its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.
  • Benefits: None; position is temporary
  • Company: IEEE
  • Contact Address: 3 Park Ave., 17th floor New York, NY 1016
  • Contact Email:m.montgomery@ieee.org
  • Contact Name: Mark Montgomery
  • How to Apply: Please email resume, cover letter and a PDF of 6-8 samples of your work or a link to your website to m.montgomery@ieee.org and randi.klett@ieee.org IEEE is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
  • Job Requirements: Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop required. Candidate must be available to work 24 hours a week (hours are flexible, anytime between 9 am and 6 pm) and either be enrolled in a college degree program where he or she has maintained a passing grade point average or have graduated and be within twelve months of that graduation from an accredited college or university.

Marie Claire Summer Art Intern (unpaid)

Marie Claire is looking for interns in the art department for Summer 2017. Candidates must have a strong interest in magazine design, photography, typography and love for fashion. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must, plus the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. He/she should be resourceful, responsible and a creative problem-solver. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include but are not limited to: Maintaining and updating the mini wall for each issue, preparing and updating flip books for Editor-in-Chief and Design Director, photo research, and preparing layouts for presentation. Under the guidance of the art department, the intern will experience the process of a national monthly magazine.
This is the perfect position for a dynamic, self-motivated college student looking for hands-on experience. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is required, as well as a major relating to graphic design.
This is a non-paid internship and for school credit ONLY. Candidates MUST receive school credit and be able to commit to at least 3 full days a week for our internship program at our New York office. If interested, please email kmachado@hearst.com with your resume and portfolio link.

Mattel Digital Design Intern – NYC Summer 2017 (paid)

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to participate in our paid Summer 2017 Internship Program within the Mattel Creations Department.
Primary Duties:

The Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for generating digital marketing creative content for www.fisher-price.com including social media assets, photography research, and website designs. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

Responsibilities:
• Work closely with team designer to develop web graphics and assets.
• Design digital assets across a range of client categories and visual styles.
• Attend and participate in weekly team meetings, as needed.
• Understand, monitor and follow team schedules to keep projects on time.
• Responsible for keeping manager updated on changes in web design/development.

Skills:
• Ability to transform business objectives into high quality, creative design concepts.
• Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop.
• Experience in web and mobile design.
• Experience in photo retouching, preferred.
• Experience in HTML/CSS website layout or email layout, preferred.
• Working knowledge of type manipulation, photography.
• 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:
• Working towards a BA, BS, or BFA Degree in Graphics, Fine Arts or related degree.

* To be considered for this internship, please be sure to include a portfolio or samples of your work

APPLY ONLINE

Graphic Design Eileen Fisher Summer Internship (paid)

The EILEEN FISHER Internship Program cultivates the professional and personal development of our interns through meaningful immersion in our organization and culture. Interns gain valuable knowledge and hands-on work experience, while developing useful skills, building their resumes, and expanding their professional networks.The program runs from June 5th through August 11th.
Position Summary:
Assist in design and production of website, social media, and email assets for wholesale, retail and web.

Learning Goals:
Learn skills related to graphic design in an ecommerce setting including elements of website design, print for advertising and print for in-store.
Increase exposure to and skill level in adobe suite i.e. Photoshop, inDesign, and Illustrator.
Learn all the steps and processes that bring together a monthly website and supporting print pieces from integrating web merchandising, photography, and print production
Learn to work with and support a design team, and share creative ideas with the team
Learn corporate communication skills both verbally and written.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Print production of seasonal post-cards, mailers, and other print pieces. Work in InDesign to create files, layouts, and type.
Web production for some layout of anchors, home pages, email and social media images. Use mainly Photoshop for cropping, resizing, color-correcting, and balancing backgrounds.
Assist in preparation of files for monthly site launch

Requirements

Required Experience:
Motivated communicator and a team player. Standard graphic design skills in layout and typography. Experience working in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
Retouching skills a plus. Basic HTML + CSS knowledge a plus
Have a basic understanding of web design and an interest in fashion e-commerce
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Education:
Graphic Design/Digital Design major (must be currently enrolled student). Concentration/coursework in Digital Media a plus.

PLEASE APPLY AT:
https://eileenfisher-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=303440&version=1

Eddie Opara, Weigine Wang & Lisa Maldonado

Last night Weigine Wang & Lisa Maldonado met Eddie Opara at the free lecture sponsored by NYU Leslie eLab.

Weigine wrote…Thank you for posting the announcement of the lecture on the blog–the event was amazing and I learned a lot!! At the end of the talk, my classmate Lisa and I asked Mr. Opara to have our photo taken together–which was nice. I hope there will be more interesting events coming soon!

 

 

Eddie Opara on Design at Pentagram (free lecture)

When: Monday, March 6 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: NYU Leslie eLab, 16 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10003
 
Eddie Opara is a designer at Pentagram whose work encompasses strategy, design, and technology. His clients have included Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, and even NYU, among many others. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, and has appeared in publications such as Wired, Fast Company, Creative Review, Archis, Surface, and Graphis. Learn more at http://www.pentagram.com/#/partners/109676.