QG Floral Seeking Junior Graphic Designer

Seeking a graphic designer with experience in the Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign). Must be creative and collaborative with a desire to learn. We want to see a variety of work that showcases both your expert design skills and your understanding of the product or service you are working with. You will be joining a small team where you will be integral in look and feel of our website and social channels.

Who we are looking for…

  • Expert in Adobe Suite
  • You have all the design skills and a portfolio to prove it
  • You take ideas and run with them
  • You are handy with a camera
  • Comfortable presenting ideas, big or small, to management
  • Ability to shift focus while maintaining a positive attitude and not missing a beat (this one is harder than it sounds)
  • Experience updating and maintaining a website
  • Ability to manage Mailchimp and Constant Contact lists
  • Content creation for social comes natural to you
  • Experience with Hootsuite

Required…

  • Role is located in Whitestone, Queens and requires being onsite. Don’t worry, the bus drops you off at our front door
  • Sense of humor

Nice to have…

  • You like being surrounded by flowers. We are a floral / landscape company

This role has tremendous potential to grow in a short period of time. We are rapidly expanding and looking to round out our marketing team.

Please include a link to previous work and/or your portfolio in cover letter.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Send inquires to Andrew Goodnow (Andrew@qgfloral.com)

Student Exhibition At Flushing Town Hall


Due to the snow storm, the exhibition reception for the Queens College Art Department Student Work Exhibition at Flushing Town Hall will be rescheduled. This post will be updated as soon as the new date and time is confined.

Featuring work from Design majors Xin Chen, Kristine Albaran, Joseph Paik, James Marmol, Shakayla Brown, Chanel Wang, Debbie Yoo, Julian Valencia, Alyssa Shaw, Rui Zeng, Jadxia Carbajal, Tiffany Lucas, Chris J Solomon, Jonathan Aviles, Gisselle Zalazar, Jieun Hong, Oscar Sanchez, Alison Shum, Yuchen Liu, Samantha Hanover, Joshua Gonzalez, Jackie Lam, Xuefei Zhou, Kaixuan Wang, Mingqin Chen, Qi Zheng, Dasha Shuster, Joyce Wang, Angella Tham, Verena Tanzil, Aneta Klekotko, Joseph Primiani, Judy Gim, Kenneth Camara and Michelle Gonter.

There will also be an animation screening of additional student work. Hope to see you there.

Design Internships at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Studio

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a NASA center in Pasadena, California https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/

At the studio we work on a wide variety of design projects from graphics for Mission Proposals to Sculptures + Interactive Displays featuring live mission data, etc. We help the scientists and engineers “visually think through their thinking”.

Here is a link to the studio to give you a better idea.

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/thestudio/

We are often looking at portfolios for freelancers and internships. The studio doesn’t currently hire interns but other departments often ask us for recommendations.  It would be great to connect with any graphics / illustration /environmental or industrial design students that might be interested in internships. Or alumni /graduates that are interested in freelance opportunities.

There currently is a Systems Design Internship opportunity for Early Mission Formulation. This a hands-on opportunity, fast paced and geared towards design thinking, industrial / product design.

As for interest in the studio can email here: studio.questions@jpl.nasa.gov

Any interested students should apply at the link below for either Summer or Year Round Internships.

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/intern/apply/

Paid Summer Internship–Asia Society

The Communications Department at Asia Society is seeking a Graphic Design and Production Intern. He or she will assist the Graphic Designer with production and design related tasks; handle design projects that include building and museum signage, invitations, brochures, web banners, postcards, business cards, and updating of current branding material; and provide general support to the Communications Department (PR, marketing, online).

By the end of the internship, he or she will have hands-on experience working in a global non-profit organization, and gained interpersonal skills by working with the Communications team and other departments. By working on live design projects, he or she will have completed designs to add to their portfolio.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Knowledgeable in the programs Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Familiar with Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. Excellent attention to detail and ability to project manage is key. A creative, enthusiastic, individual with strong organizational skills. An interest in Asia and marketing a plus.

TIME PERIOD:

June 25th for 8 weeks (5 days a week in June, Monday–Thursday in July and August

(Note: Asia Society is closed on Fridays after July 4th and through the month of August. And interns are not paid for Summer Fridays and holidays.)

The hourly rate will be $14.00

 

The internship should:

– Provide work from which the student can learn

– Provide an attentive supervisor

– Hold promise of measurable impact

– Be reasonably concluded in 8 weeks

 

Send 2018 Endowment Application Form (2)— with cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio

to Clara Lambert 
clambert@asiasociety.org ​
You must be a matriculating student to apply (no recent graduates)

Paid Summer Internships at WeWork–Applications due 3/16/2018

WeWork has been recently featured in FORBEShttps://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2017/08/24/wework-confirms-massive-4-4-billion-investment-from-softbank-and-its-vision-fund/#300cb99d5b3c ,https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2017/10/02/the-way-we-work/3/#2e0d241664a3 and at the helm of the organization is a recent CUNY (Baruch) graduate.  Most importantly, WeWork is hiring CUNY students as interns with a high conversion to full-time hires!
Current WeWork Internship Opportunities:
 
CUNY Student Profile :
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing
  • Very personable w/ an innate customer service approach
  • Strong soft skills
  • Excitement/enthusiasm for WeWork’s mission and core values 
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
Compensation:
  • $15hr
Schedule:
  • 40 hrs week
  • Internship begins June 12th and spans 8 weeks, ending August 3rd
Successful candidates will:
  • Be able to give specific examples when asked questions about their experiences
  • Have researched WeWork and understand its culture and vision and be able to speak about why they are excited to work for WeWork. 
  • Have co-curricular engagement and be adept at describing their leadership experiences
 In preparation, students should watch the “How I Built This” (NPR) podcast featuring founder Miguel McKelvey as well as read the Forbes articles:
 
To Apply:  Students should submit a resume and cover letter to Keesha Cameron, Coordinator of Internships, Queens College at kcameron@qc.cuny.edu Subject: “WeWork Internship Summer 2018” by 3/6/18 at 11:59 pm

Frog Design, Visual Design Internship

Internship

Frog Design, Visual Design Intern

Join us to do the best work of your life.

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses.

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design.

 

The Position: Visual Design Intern

Visual Design Intern – New York Studio

Start Date: 6/11/18

End Date: 8/17/18

We are looking for exceptional interns to join our creative teams. Interns are treated like full time employees in the studio and work on active programs with project teams. The summer internships are paid and run for 10 weeks.

For an application to be considered, please submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio (at least 3 pieces of work)

Deadline: Completed applications must be received by 11:59 PM PST, March 11, 2018.  

 

The Contribution:

frog Visual Designers create compelling, original designs for interactive platforms ranging from websites to software applications to consumer electronics to packaging. They are skilled craftspeople, utilizing a breadth of design tools in multiple media. Visual Designers work with interaction designers, technologists and strategists to translate user needs, business requirements, and technical capabilities into designs that are visually exciting, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.

  • Participate in product ideation and conceptual development.
  • Create visual designs that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons.
  • Design motion graphics and animation effects.
  • Produce design specifications, storyboards, scenarios, and design prototypes.
  • Successfully communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually.
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes creative leads, other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and software developers.

 

You Are:

Someone who wants to influence their own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies:

  • Currently enrolled in, or graduate of a relevant design program (either graduate or undergraduate).
  • Strong and flexible skills in visual design and interaction design.
  • Experience with design research is a plus.
  • Experience with hand illustration (any medium), video production, visual note-taking, branding is a plus.
  • Passion for user-centered interface design particularly as applied to web-based applications and consumer electronics.
  • Comfortable with design software for wireframing and prototyping (Sketch, InVision, Axure, etc).
  • Proficiency with design such as PhotoShop and Illustrator.
  • Experience designing video and motion graphics with tools such as Flash or Adobe After Effects.
  • Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, Flash, and CSS.
  • A passion for creating products that resonate on an emotional level.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work both on a team and independently.

Apply here.

Frog Design, Interaction Design Internship

Frog Design

Interaction Design Intern

Join us to do the best work of your life.

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses.

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design.

 

The Position: Interaction Design Intern

Interaction Design Intern – New York Studio

Start Date: 6/11/18

End Date: 8/17/18

We are looking for exceptional interns to join our creative teams. Interns are treated like full time employees in the studio and work on active programs with project teams. The summer internships are paid and run for 10 weeks.

For an application to be considered, please submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio (at least 3 pieces of work)

Deadline: Completed applications must be received by 11:59 PM PST, March 11, 2018.  

 

The Contribution:  

Interaction Designers at frog wear many hats- from design analyst and researcher, to user experience designer, systemic thinker, and information architect. They are curious designers who, from the very beginning of a program, ask “who are we designing for and why?” They have a strong passion for and understanding of user-centered design processes and interaction design principles. They are skilled researchers and detail oriented designers who are passionate about meeting the needs of the user.

  • Participate in product / service research, ideation, and conceptual development.
  • Support building behaviorial analysis, user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing.
  • Design and specify information architecture, microinteractions, and user interfaces using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, competitive audits, market research, and other forms of requirements discovery.
  • Produce personas, ecosystem diagrams, customer journey maps, flowcharts, wireframes,annotations, prototypes, and design specifications.
  • Effectively synthesize and communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and through execution.
  • Work closely with strategy and design technology teams to ensure that design requirements are achieved.
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers.

 

You Are:

Someone who is passionate about user-centered design who has a desire to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies:

  • Currently enrolled in, or graduate of a relevant user experience design/HCI program (either graduate or undergraduate).
  • Core interaction design principles and skills including concept sketching, creating interaction models, wireframing, developing information architecture, and flow mapping.
  • Passion for user-centered interface design particularly as applied to web-based applications and consumer electronics.
  • Comfortable with design software for wireframing and prototyping (Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Axure, etc), with an ability to come up to speed with new emerging technologies quickly.
  • Experience with design research, coding, and video production a plus.
  • Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Passionate, detail oriented, hard working, self motivated, and proactive.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
  • Must be able to work both on a team and independently.
  • A passion for creating products that resonate emotionally with people.

Apply here.

Frog Design, Design Technologist Internship

Frog Design

Internship, Design Technologist Intern

Join us to do the best work of your life.

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these out comes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses.

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and un conventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and un cover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design.

 

The Position: Design Technologist Intern

Design Technologist Intern – New York Studio

Start Date: 6/11/18

End Date: 8/17/18

We are looking for exceptional interns to join our creative teams. Interns are treated like full time employees in the studio and work on active programs with project teams. The summer internships are paid and run for 10 weeks.

For an application to be considered, please submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio or Github URL

Deadline: Completed applications must be received by 11:59 PM PST, March 11, 2018.  

 

The Contribution:

Intern Design Technologists at frog play the role of part futurist and part pragmatist while being a hands-on and organizer of technical insights, experiments, proofs, and models that bridge the gap between creative design services an d software architecture and engineering as part of the successful delivery of innovative solutions for our clients. As a Design Technologist Intern, you will be assisting in driving technology platform research and experimentation, concept exploration, prototyping, and ideation within the creative process for designing user experiences in software. You will help to identify and analyze current and future UX technology patterns and trends, perform in-depth investigation and experimentation with emerging platforms and frameworks, and identify new opportunities and business value for UX innovation and differentiation with technology enablers. You collaborate closely wit h the creative organization to express design assets and artifacts in the form of user experience simulations, interactive prototypes, technical proof -of-concepts, and UI/presentation layer.

You are a maker and a tinkerer. You are not afraid to get your hands dirty, and you like challenges. You are creative, and technology is your medium.

 

You Are:

Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies:

  • Currently enrolled in a relevant degree seeking program (either graduate or undergraduate)
  • A dedicated and talented technologist who understands the value of design and future-thinking.
  • Detail oriented, hard working, self motivated, and proactive
  • Understanding of:
    • User interface design, user experience and information architecture
    • Fundamentals of computer science, data structures, and algorithms
    • Software design patterns, principals and best practices
    • Iterative prototyping and/or product realization
  • You are comfortable in one or more of the following areas:
    • Frontend HTML5 web development (JS/CSS/HTML). Full stack experience is a huge plus.
    • Databases and data manipulation
    • Mobile development (iOS and/or Android)
    • Creative coding for a screen in C++, Python, or your language of choice.
    • Physical computing, basic electronic prototyping
    • Data science and machine learning

Apply here.