Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Design Ranch Internship

In case you missed the awesome posters hanging around, Design Ranch is looking for interns. Check it.

User Experience Designer positions at Garmin

Recent Grads: Garmin has openings for F/T User Experience Designers.

Position Summary: 
A Garmin user experience designer is a passionate designer who understands fundamental usability and user centered design principals to guide software user interface development for various products with different specifications. The designer will work closely with software engineers, graphics artists, and product managers of the assigned project. 

Details on the Garmin site, search job number 11000H0

Fall Internship at The Kemper Museum

Design Intern
Position Summary
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a student or recent graduate in graphic design to design and participate in production of the following printed materials for the Museum’s development department:
• The Kemper Museum’s inaugural annual report
• Membership brochure
• Promotional membership materials associated with the Museum’s Corporate Council program
(With the possibility for additional printed and electronic projects, if time allows)

Position Requirements
• Coursework or experience in graphic design (preference will be given to those applicants who have or are in the process of obtaining a degree in graphic design)
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule to meet deadlines for simultaneous projects.
• Strong organizational skills.
• The internship may or may not be taken for credit. Intern schedules are flexible, but require a minimum of 90 contact hours between September and December 2011. (Approximately 6 hours per week for 15 weeks).
• Proficient in design software; InDesign is preferred and access to the software would be provided at the Kemper Museum.

To apply
Send a letter of interest, résumé, and list of three references to
Amy Duke, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111

Monday, August 22, 2011

Summer 2011 Internships & Experiences

Jessi Wilson: Quixotic Fusion, KC
Taylor Pruitt: Gensler, Chicago
Bethany Ediger: Floc5, KC
Ivan Alonso: Vahalla Studios, KC
Patrick Drake: Vahalla Studios, KC
Matthew Jacobs: BiKlops design, Lawrence
Brandon Lyon: Westport Center for the Arts, KC
Ian Arthur Spaeth: VML, KC
Janna Johnsrud: American Century Investments
McKenzie Marston: Study Abroad, Paris
Samantha Kearns: Wonder Fair, Lawrence
Michael Armstrong: Rock of KC
Vi Pham: Gear for Sports, Lenexa KS
Eli Brumbaugh: Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, KC

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Now on FB

Be sure to follow the KCAI Graphic Design Department on Facebook!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

design salary data

AIGA and Aquent just posted their national salary survey here. It also includes typical hourly freelance rates. There are also a lot of helpful job related resources here.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011


Congratulations to Tammy Shell (graphic design '11). She has accepted a Fall graphic design internship with MoMA in NY.