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4A’s Multicultural Advertising Summer Internship Program–Deadline Oct. 27, 2018

The 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) connects aspiring diverse entry-level advertising professionals with prestigious advertising agencies. MAIP fellows engage in a 22-week nation-wide fellowship that’s both virtual and in-agency: fellows focus on training and development specific to the advertising industry. Simultaneously, the program offers advertising agencies the opportunity to access top talent and strengthens the 4A’s efforts to enhance and sustain the health and wellness of our industry. The deadline to apply is October 27, 2018. Apply here: https://www.aaaa.org/event/2019-maip-student-application/

Aaron Krach at NY Art Book Fair!

Say Hi to Professor Aaron Krach at the NY Art Book Fair
His table  is B23 “Aaron Krach” in The Dome (the big round circular structure in the front yard.
He will have three new books since last year, and an assortment of favorites.

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
September 21-23, 2018
Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm

Free entrance

HOURS AND LOCATION

Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed)

Friday, September  21, 1-7pm

Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm

Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm

MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.

Learn User Experience Design

Kingsborough Community College is offering a new tuition-FREE User Experience course.

In the 15-week evening program, you’ll learn from current industry experts via hands-on projects which will focus on important design thinking processes such as:

  • Introductory user experience design & wireframing 
  • Human centered design
  • Visual design
  • Project management
  • Work on a real client project
  • Capstone portfolio development

Learn more about this course here.

Ogilvy Immersion Day

Ogilvy Immersion Day

Tuesday, October 2nd, RSVP required

Learn what it’s like to work at Ogilvy.

Immersion Day is a half-day event designed to give college students an insider’s look into life at an experience design agency. Students have the opportunity to connect with Ogilvy professionals and network with their peers.

Ogilvy hosts Immersion Day at our Denver and New York office locations every six months, coinciding with spring and fall college graduations. Our team spends half a day with these students, beginning with a tour of our space that leads into a panel discussion. Select Ogilvy employees representing research, design, writing, and creative technology share their personal and professional experiences to provide guidance and answer any questions from these students who are about to begin careers of their own. The remainder of the time is filled with first-hand, informative activities, including shadow hours, portfolio and resume reviews, Workshop 101s, and helpful job interview tips and tricks.

The concept of Immersion Day was born from a plight that designers at Ogilvy had experienced firsthand: it’s difficult to find the job you want without knowing anyone in the industry. Additionally, over the past two years, Ogilvy received frequent requests from Denver design students for studio tours and job shadowing opportunities. There had not been a formal structure or cadence for hosting these students, so we decided to organize and operationalize a process where students could visit Ogilvy, get immersed in our culture and the work we do, check out our space, and receive advice on how to start in the industry.

Learn more and RSVP here: https://effectiveinc.com/immersion-day/

Freelance designers wanted

>At Empower Games, we’re looking to revolutionize high school and college education through the power of memorable and engrossing gaming experiences. We are a growing studio working with content experts and skilled designers to ensure positive learning outcomes.
>We are currently working on an educational molecular biology game built with Unity that features a unique environment and rather novel game mechanics. The game will be funded through SBIR grants and we are collaborating with Queens College  to research its effects on student outcomes.
>We are seeking a concept artist to illustrate some game mechanics and draw some molecular biology backdrops we intend to have in the demo. Payment would be between $80-$200 per piece. 
>To apply, send resume and cover letter to empowergamesnyc@gmail.com

Required Design 1 Portfolio Spring 2018 Review

All Design students who are exiting ARTS 241: Design 1 at the end of this Spring semester are required to submit an online portfolio for review. This review is to ensure that students possess the necessary technical skills and demonstrate an understanding of design principles required by upper division coursework. If the review committee deems a portfolio subpar, students will be put on probation and need to submit a revised portfolio for review before being accepted into ARTS 345: Design 3. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Professor Woo at danne.woo@qc.cuny.edu or any other design faculty member.

Deadline: May 30th, 2018

For more information and for steps on how to submit your portfolio please go here:
http://artdept.qc.cuny.edu/design-portfolio-review/

Paid Summer Internship: Designer/Art Director

Mekanism is an award-winning, independent, full-service advertising agency made up of creative entrepreneurs. With offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Seattle, we serve as collaborative business partners with some of the world’s best brands, including Ben & Jerry’s, HBO, MillerCoors, Peloton, Facebook, Charles Schwab and Alaska Airlines. Our creative approach to brand building is best described as “The Soul & Science of Storytelling”: Communicating a brand’s purpose with ideas informed by data and rooted in human truths.

Mekanism has been named to Ad Age’s “Agency A List” and twice to their “Best Places to Work”. We have also been listed on Creativity’s “The Creative 50” and have been recognized by Effie as one of the “Most Effective Independent Agencies”. We have been profiled by The New York Times, Fast Company and ABC’s Nightline. Mekanism’s campaigns have been covered and studied by Harvard Business School.

We take great pride in making unconventional campaigns for brands in conventional categories.  Our patented blend of storytelling for emerging media takes a small army of Mekanistas to pull off.  What is a Mekanista you ask? Being a Mekanista requires a rare combination of being a strange, wonderful and talented person who enjoys coffee, Ping-Pong and impromptu rooftop jam and workout sessions.  We are smart, strange, wonderful folks that brave our contentious and often spirited brainstorming sessions to make advertising magic.

 

MEK MASTERS: THE INTERN PROGRAM

We get it, our parents wanted us to become doctors too. But do you know how many medical schools are equipped with foosball tables? Zero, we looked. And while a PhD is great, getting a Master’s Degree is just as good (if not better), especially if it’s from the Mek Masters Program*. Here, you’ll learn all about storytelling in emerging media. You’ll work on real projects for real clients. Big ones. You’ll also learn how to be fearless and pitch big ideas, how to collaborate and how to put all those .gifs you’ve collected over the years to good use in all agency emails, all in a friendly, innovative environment that just so happens to also be dog friendly and filled with Chicago Cubs fans. AND, you’ll be paid, so there’s no need to take out a loan. (Suck it, Sallie Mae). Yeah, pretty sure you don’t get all of that in medical school. Or maybe you do. We don’t know, we never went.

*Not a real Master’s Program, but definitely a real internship at a real advertising agency called Mekanism.

 

THE MEK MASTERS DESIGNER ART DIRECTOR SF/Seattle/NYC/Chicago

Art directors tell the story visually, conveying the feeling of the idea in just a glance. Through photography, animation, illustration, and film, they bring an idea to life.

 

DETAILS

June 11th – August 24th

Full-time, Monday – Friday, minimum of 40 hours/week.

 

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN

A crash course in soul and science of storytelling

Paid

Some Mek swag

An appreciation for lovely chandeliers

 

THE ASSIGNMENT TO GET OUR ATTENTION

Come on, getting a paid Mek Masters Internship can’t be a piece of cake. We gotta make you sweat, just a little. Here’s the ask. Get those creative juices flowing and make an ad campaign for your mom or mom-like person in your life. Convince the world that, if they could choose, they’d want to choose your mom as their mom. Show us some data backing up your claims, insights on why she’s better than the average ‘mom,’ and create a big idea to promote her in a creative announcement to convince the world what your mom is the real deal (e.g., print ad, social post, video, poster, etc.)

You can upload your Momvertising (yes, that’s a word)  along with your resume/portfolio to let us know that you’re serious about becoming a Mekanista this summer.  (Note: you can only upload one document in the application. Applications will be accepted April 11th-23rd.)

Paid Summer Internship: Social Designer

Mekanism is an award-winning, independent, full-service advertising agency made up of creative entrepreneurs. With offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Seattle, we serve as collaborative business partners with some of the world’s best brands, including Ben & Jerry’s, HBO, MillerCoors, Peloton, Facebook, Charles Schwab and Alaska Airlines. Our creative approach to brand building is best described as “The Soul & Science of Storytelling”: Communicating a brand’s purpose with ideas informed by data and rooted in human truths.

Mekanism has been named to Ad Age’s “Agency A List” and twice to their “Best Places to Work”. We have also been listed on Creativity’s “The Creative 50” and have been recognized by Effie as one of the “Most Effective Independent Agencies”. We have been profiled by The New York Times, Fast Company and ABC’s Nightline. Mekanism’s campaigns have been covered and studied by Harvard Business School.

We take great pride in making unconventional campaigns for brands in conventional categories.  Our patented blend of storytelling for emerging media takes a small army of Mekanistas to pull off.  What is a Mekanista you ask? Being a Mekanista requires a rare combination of being a strange, wonderful and talented person who enjoys coffee, Ping-Pong and impromptu rooftop jam and workout sessions.  We are smart, strange, wonderful folks that brave our contentious and often spirited brainstorming sessions to make advertising magic.

 

MEK MASTERS: THE INTERN PROGRAM

We get it, our parents wanted us to become doctors too. But do you know how many medical schools are equipped with foosball tables? Zero, we looked. And while a PhD is great, getting a Master’s Degree is just as good (if not better), especially if it’s from the Mek Masters Program*. Here, you’ll learn all about storytelling in emerging media. You’ll work on real projects for real clients. Big ones. You’ll also learn how to be fearless and pitch big ideas, how to collaborate and how to put all those .gifs you’ve collected over the years to good use in all agency emails, all in a friendly, innovative environment that just so happens to also be dog friendly and filled with Chicago Cubs fans. AND, you’ll be paid, so there’s no need to take out a loan. (Suck it, Sallie Mae). Yeah, pretty sure you don’t get all of that in medical school. Or maybe you do. We don’t know, we never went.

*Not a real Master’s Program, but definitely a real internship at a real advertising agency called Mekanism.

 

THE MEK MASTERS SOCIAL DESIGNER NYC

Our EPIC Signal team (social arm of Mekanism) is passionate about social media and actively tweet, snap and ‘gram. They understand the value of visually communicating with digital and social communities, are always ready to master institutional platforms and explore new ones. In this internship, you will have the opportunity to be exposed to concepting, design, and the visual development of social media campaigns for global brands in the spirits and gelato categories. If you have a talent for wearing multiple hats , easily switching amongst brand aesthetics with intermediate experience with photoshop, illustrator, indesign, premiere, and/or after effects, then please apply! Having video and animation experience is a plus!

 

DETAILS

June 11th – August 24th

Full-time, Monday – Friday, minimum of 40 hours/week.

 

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN

A crash course in soul and science of storytelling

Paid

Some Mek swag

An appreciation for lovely chandeliers

THE ASSIGNMENT TO GET OUR ATTENTION

Come on, getting a paid Mek Masters Internship can’t be a piece of cake. We gotta make you sweat, just a little. Here’s the ask. Get those creative juices flowing and make an ad campaign for your mom or mom-like person in your life. Convince the world that, if they could choose, they’d want to choose your mom as their mom. Show us some data backing up your claims, insights on why she’s better than the average ‘mom,’ and create a big idea to promote her in a creative announcement to convince the world what your mom is the real deal (e.g., print ad, social post, video, poster, etc.)

You can upload your Momvertising (yes, that’s a word)  along with your resume/portfolio to let us know that you’re serious about becoming a Mekanista this summer.  (Note: you can only upload one document in the application. Applications will be accepted April 11th-23rd.)