Friday, December 13, 2013

Graphic Designer for Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges, the Walton Family Foundation's fine art museum located in Bentonville, Arkansas, is looking for a full-time graphic designer. Qualifications include:
-Bachelors degree in graphic design or related field
-expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
-minimum 4 years experience in graphic design field

For more information and to apply to this position, please click here.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Marketing Assistant / Graphic Design Internship at Helix

Helix Architecture + Design is looking for an intern. They need someone to work directly with the marketing coordinator in proposal development, professional communications, public relations, and implementation of overall marketing plan. 

The successful candidate will have, or be working towards, a bachelor's degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or a related field. Experience in verbal and visual communication is essential, in addition to proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft office. Responsibility, organization and a collaborative nature will be highly valued.

Click here for more info.
Send your resume to for immediate consideration.

Website Design

Heartland Partners in Caring is a charity run by realty company Keller Williams and their website needs a complete overhaul. This could be established as an internship for next semester (for credit!) or could be done on a pro bono basis. 

See the website that needs a facelift.

For more information, contact Robin Marks at or call 913-558-9409. 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Designer needed at the University of Missouri Extension

MU Extension is an academic division of the University of Missouri, integrated with various schools and colleges at all four campuses of the University of Missouri and Lincoln University. The primary purpose of this position is to provide timely original graphic arts design and layout services that support MU Extensions publication and web projects. 

Project content will range from promotional to educational and will require design proficiency in a variety of formats such as web pages, guidebooks and academic publications, as well as marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, displays and branded collateral.

-Design layouts for print publications such as newsletters, brochures, academic books and specialty materials.
-Design layouts for web page concepts.
-Design graphic elements and illustrations for use in special projects.
-Design logo treatments and visual identification elements for programs.
-Design original templates for use by field faculty and staff (letterhead, Publisher PowerPoint, web pages.)
-Create original work through digital photographic arts and digital photo manipulation.

Click here to learn more information about the position and to apply.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Intern with Beveridge Seay's KC Office

Internationally recognized Washington DC-based branding firm, Beveridge Seay, is seeking a graphic design intern for Kansas City office. 

As an intern you will be responsible for supporting senior staff in design and project execution in a predominately print environment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, ex

cellence in design and execution, and attention to detail.

Please note that a dedicated workspace with 27 inch thunderbolt display will be provided, but intern must provide own laptop with current software.

Status: 10-15 hours per week
Term: Fall Semester 2013 (to start immediately)
Schedule: Negotiable
Compensation: $10 per hour

Please submit an email with a brief description of your student status and internship goals. Portfolio samples should also be provided in the form of a link or a PDF (10mb maximum). Emails should be directed to Meghan Still at using the subject line: Intern Applicant. 

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

2013 Card Design Challenge

TwoSmiles by HP (Hewlett-Packard) is hosting a design contest for students to win cash prizes totaling $10,000 for computers, art supplies, books and other school expenses! It’s a perfect way for design students to apply their classroom knowledge to a real world situation where 20 finalists will have their designs featured on our website. TwoSmiles is an HP product that combines a greeting and gift card in one that you can print at home.

To enter, students should submit artwork as a 5”x5” greeting card. The deadline to enter is October 3rd. All details for card specifications, judging criteria, contest info/rules and more can be found at

TwoSmiles is looking for competitive entries that are both creative and marketable, reflecting the skills required of design professionals.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Intern with the KC Symphony

The Kansas City Symphony is looking for interns in their marketing department. Interns will work 10-15 hours/week and assist in managing different aspects of marketing and customer service, including print ads, website, phone apps, graphic design, email marketing, social media, direct mail and fulfillment. 

Interns must have knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and familiarity with social media and content management systems. Must be detail oriented and excellent with organizational and communication skills. Multimedia skills a plus, including audio and video editing.

To apply for this internship, please send a resume and cover letter to Barbara Tate at

Internship with Foot Traffic

POSITION: Part-time Spring/Summer Intern for FOOT TRAFFIC, an
international fashion legwear design and wholesale company. They are growing and need the keen skills of someone from the fashion community that understands branding, website support, social media, and has a strong graphic design sensibility.
The job may vary day to day but the primary responsibilities will include:

Photographing the product to upgrade the catalog and website product shots

Inputing data to support the changing model line and content updates

Ability to use FT’s existing fashion photography to create compeling siders and email visuals for the website. Must be proficient in Photoshop, INdesign, and Illustrator. Good typography and layout skills important.

Blog post formatting, design and implementiation. To include graphic layouts, link-sourcing,etc. Must have Wordpress experience and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

Must have working knowledge of our social media such as Facebook,Twitter, and Pinterest. 


Reliable and professional- trustworthy, on time and able to handle a flexible schedule. Able to work closely with FT team on projects as needed. 

Design oriented-Passion for fashion, branding, and social media.  

Technology Savvy- Able to understand website functions as it relates to 
their business

For more information, contact Rishad Gandhi.

Intern with the World War 1 Museum

Seeking: a highly creative, detail-oriented and talented junior or senior year student majoring in graphic design to get hands-on experience in creating real-time deliverables and concepts for university credit.   

General Purpose: Provide production support to the Museum designer in producing print and Internet-based materials. Assist in creative development and concepts. Maintain the Museum brand across all materials.  

This is an opportunity to understand the role that graphic design plays in a Museum and professional environment, to see what it takes to concept, design, and layout pieces from beginning to end in a practical environment, and to see how the creative department works with Marketing, Development, Education, Curatorial, Retail, and Executive departments to complete a job.

A key project will be capturing high-quality images and creating persuasive website copy for new products on the Museum's e-commerce site.

Requirements for Consideration: Portfolio of work and personal design statement. A good eye for high-end design and style. Ability to create, manipulate, and execute photographs and descriptions for online Museum Store products.  Team player in a fast-paced setting.  Passion for learning and graphic design. Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.  Ability to consistently complete tasks and meet deadlines. Must be current on design production software with preferences to Adobe Creative Suite 5.

For more information, contact Curator of Education Lara Vogt at or talk to Rishad Gandhi. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Paid Internship at REACTOR

Do you want to work at the World Headquarters of Awesome? They have some big things happening and are looking for a talented and fun person to help them create awesome feats of design. This is real experience with real clients. REACTOR is located in the heart of the Crossroads district in Kansas City. They are a graphic design and brand strategy powerhouse, delivering the world's most effective 4D Growth Solutions.

/// Requirements:
- Currently pursuing a degree in graphic design with at least three years of coursework completed (They're only looking for students who are currently Seniors seeking a BFA in graphic design.) They could be persuaded to take a Junior, if they were a true rockstar.
- Ability to design across all print mediums, some web experience a plus
- Must love tacos and have a brilliant personality
- Illustration capabilities a major plus, but not required.

The part-time internship starts immediately and will be for Fall 2013 with an option to continue into the Spring 2014 semester. This is a paid internship. To apply, please send a resume, general statement of awesomeness and samples (or website) of your work.

/// Intern Contact Information: or (816) 841.3682

Monday, August 19, 2013

Sporting KC Internship!

Sporting Kansas City is seeking a design intern to join their creative team for the fall semester (September–December). The ideal individual is a self-motivated, enthusiastic design student ready to create materials in support of marketing efforts for both Sporting KC and Sporting Innovations.

The candidate will work between 10-12 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible and will adapt to fit student’s availability during the Monday through Friday work week.

This internship is for class credit only, and is not paid.

Click here for more info and to submit your application!

AFSC Peace Internship Opportunity

The American Friends Service Committee Peace Internship has an opportunity for students who might be interested in this unique opportunity to gain experience working for peace and nonviolent social change. 

This is a paid, part-time internship requiring 8-10 hours a week which will take place during the 2013-14 school year.

The Peace Interns will conduct peace and justice activities designed to engage high school-aged youth in several peacemaking projects and provide program support to Kansas City American Friends Service Committee peace education and social action work.

The application deadline is September 10, 2013.

Information about the internships and application process can also be found online at

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

company: rawxies
job title: fall 2013 student intern (design)
job type: part-time
location: kansas city, mo

Rawxies is a raw, vegan and gluten-free food company that specializing in pre-packaged, convenience food. Rawxies was created by Kansas City Art Institute Design Graduate, Callie England, and is currently sold in stores from New York to California. Rawxies recently relocated to Kansas City (from San Francisco) to further grow the company brand, and is seeking a design intern for Fall 2013 to help execute various creative tasks.

Rawxies is an award winning company that is young, energetic and has big plans for this next year. We are looking for someone who is passionate, self-motivated and doesn't hold back when it comes to pitching design ideas and/or sketches.

Managing current brand identity materials - business cards, letterhead, postcards, etc...Working with online and/or local print companies - quotes, file management, specs, etc...Creating new and/or managing current retail promotional items - shelf talkers, coupons, etc...Creating and managing Rawxies' online monthly newsletter design.Putting together presentations for things such as capital raise meetings, 1 Million Cups (going national this fall) and pitching to various accounts.

Adobe Creative Suite
Transportation - would prefer intern to work from Rawxies’ offices (east of River Market)
For credit internship - 10-15 hours per week
Working HTML knowledge
Digital SLR knowledge
If interested, please email Callie England ( with a brief introduction and

current resumé. Learn more about Rawxies at

Thursday, June 13, 2013

paid summer internship at pipeline

Pipeline is looking for interns interested in all aspects of running a business oriented non profit. These persons will gain experience in preparing professional communications, working on events, project management and the like. However, we are a "team" at Pipeline so everyone during the summer will pitch in on organizational functions for the office - as well as getting to meet the most fascinating entrepreneurs in the Midwest at an event or two.

We run at a fast pace and are in search for interns who want to join in and manage projects responsibly and efficiently. All interns must be available for weekly meetings on Tuesdays. All internships provide excellent experience for students and Pipeline is happy to write recommendation letters upon completion of a successful internship.

Show us what you are passionate about and help us empower entrepreneurs who are powering the Midwest economy.

To apply please send your resume and sample work to Nora Freyman at

Graphics/ Communication Intern (June 2013- February 24, 2014)
2 days a week until December, then 3-4 days a week in December and January
Paid Internship- $10/ hr
· Update website
· Create eblasts
· Create graphics, posters, letterheard for IOTY
· Create graphics, posters, postcards for application season and events
· Create IOTY daytime program
· Create IOTY sponsorship pack
· Create Module booklets if needed

post typography full time gig

the amazing dudes over at post typography in baltimore are looking for a full-time, salaried designer to join their small but noteworthy studio in baltimore.
check out the full announcement here.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

T2 Motion Design Apprenticeship

T2 Studios motion design apprenticeship  deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM June 24, 2013. Join us in Kansas City this summer for doughnuts, beer, and a chance to do great work alongside T2’s collaborative motion design team. We are searching for amazing artists who can think conceptually and breakthrough with innovative design. Bring at least junior level technical expertise and senior level passion.

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AIGA Election Design Fellowship

Election Design Fellows are communication designers who assist states in the design of election materials, such as ballots, voter registration forms and educational websites. Fellows help to improve election accuracy and citizen experience, with respect to each state's local laws and election equipment, by implementing the election reforms mandated by the Federal Election Commission's Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) and the ballot and polling place design guidelines suggested by AIGA Design for Democracy and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
Design for Democracy partners with Secretaries of State and election officials to recruit, select and support well-qualified designers for termed, open positions. The program was initiated in Oregon in 2006 under the leadership of John Lindback, the state's chief election official and a Design for Democracy advisor, and in 2008 was introduced in the state of Washington, under election director Nick Handy.

Want to become an Election Design Fellow?

AIGA is currently recruiting for an Election Design Fellow in Olympia, Washington. Details of the position are available by downloading a PDF of the 2013 position descriptionapplications are due June 20, 2013.

Monday, June 3, 2013

netchemia has two full-time positions open

prairie village-based netchemia is seeking a full-time digital designer and a user experience designer.

netchemia is a rapidly growing, award winning provider of cloud-based software for over 1000 K-12 school districts across the country. they believe that if they provide schools with intuitive software to recruit, hire and develop the best teachers and school leadership, they can dramatically affect student achievement and education.

view the digital designer position here.

view the user experience design position here.

apply online for both positions.

fencepost productions looking for graphic designer

fencepost productions, a men's sportswear company, is seeking a recent grad to add to its team. interested designers should email a letter of interest and resume to Doug Marchisello: Doug.Marchisello [at]

visit their website here for info on the company.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

BikeWalkKC/Kansas City B-cycle seeks part time Design Interns

BikeWalkKC/Kansas City B-cycle is looking for two part time design interns with a strong understanding of design for social change. Designers will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications and will be an integral part of a growing team focused on user design and development. 

BWKC and B-cycle designers must be skilled at bringing projects to life, from concept to post-launch support. Designers can expect to be out doing field work: riding bicycles and using B-cycle to proof their design and user experience.

This process includes everything from conceptual sketches that support specific use-cases to visual design explorations that translate into product.
Candidates must first be a strong designer, but they should also be thoughtful, respectful, and have people-first approaches to strategy, interaction, and visual design.

Candidates must be adept with latest relevant tools including Adobe Creative Suite. They must have the ability to communicate about design strategy and must work within technical and practical constraints without sacrificing creative vision. They must be highly creative while sticking to our sponsors and BWKC/B-cycles brand guidelines.

Specific projects may include –

·      B-cycle safety Videos
·      Cycle safety cartoon
·      Branding for new bike ride
·      Photo essay of b-cycle bikes
·      Photo essay of types of bikers
·      Design of BikeWalkKC specific apparel
·      Full wrap/brand of B-cycle bikes
·      Ads for local magazines
·      Billboards

Please send resume and work samples to

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

graphic design position at Dimensional Innovations

Dimensional Innovations (DI) is a group of Designers, Makers and Innovators working together to create world-class experiences, places, and products. This includes custom, branding, and interactive solutions for our clients.

DI is looking to add a graphic designer or architect to our already talented design team. The ideal candidate has a highly developed skill of designing creative and specialized branding and graphic design elements, and the ability to render those ideas into a 3D space. 3D Studio, Rhino and/or hand rendering techniques are all of interest. This new position will likely work on cinemas, sports venues, museums, hall of fames, healthcare facilities, restaurants, retail and many more diverse market segments.

Please email your resume and cover letter, including your salary history/requirements to Visit our website at to find out who we are and what we do! No phone calls please.
Dimensional Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Monday, April 22, 2013

graphic design summer internship at Chase

JPChase Morgan needs a design intern this summer at their office in Overland Park. Please see below for job description and qualifications. Email Connie Kwok (Vice President, Media Director) at if you are interested. 

The intern will assist the design team on creative projects and administrative duties. The types of work may include but are not limited to: assisting with layout and text edits (brochures, event materials, ads, etc.), photo retouching, research/concepting, and file management. The intern will also have the opportunity to develop concepts and make creative decisions independently.
·         Assist in the conception and execution of design projects, including but not limited to: advertisements, brochures, posters, research papers, and event related materials.
·         Work efficiently against timelines and deadlines
·         Possess a strong work ethic
·         Take art direction and work with a team and independently
·         Participate in brainstorming and organizational meetings

Learning goals related to skill development in the areas student will be assessed at the end of the internship:
1.      Learn, follow, and apply the company's brand standards and style guidelines
2.      Strong communication skills when discussing the work and creative process
3.      Thoughtful and valuable participation during brainstorming and other team meetings
4.      Ability to incorporate suggestions while meeting deadlines
5.      Strive be resourceful, and innovative
6.      Strong attention to detail

Qualification criteria:
  • Minimum 3.2 grade point average
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven time-management skills
  • Dependability, flexibility and creativity
  • Problem solver
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Suite (CS5): InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Self motivated
  • Exceptional planning, organization and project management skills, with a proven track record of multi-tasking and meeting multiple deadlines
  • Team player who likes collaborating with others
  • Outstanding follow through on tasks

JPMorgan Chase offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Valancourt Books needs Cover Artists

Valancourt, a local publishing company specializing in rare and out-of-print literature is looking to work with students interested in designing book covers. All artists would receive full credit and monetary compensation for book cover designs. 

For more information, please contact Jay Jenkins at 
See the website here

Friday, April 5, 2013

full time design position at siege sports

Siege Sports is an athletic uniform company that creates custom garments.  Each set of uniforms they make, whether they are football-basketball-volleyball-etc., is custom designed for each school.  In addition to these uniforms, they also sell traditional uniforms for youth teams and school athletic programs. 

Siege Sports has a full time graphic artist on staff, but are in need of an additional person to help him handle the load.  Ideally, they would like someone that is a senior student that could start part time now and when they graduate transition to full time.

Ability to follow directions.
Detail oriented.
Meet production deadlines.
Demonstrate ability to work with other departments within the company.
Maintain quality of product by reviewing artwork for content, accuracy and neatness.
Assist in product mock-ups.
Assist in preparation for trade shows and meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Demonstrate ability to execute and communicate creative vision.
Must possess ability for creative problem solving.
Demonstrate ability to meet project deadlines and successfully manage multiple priorities.
Possess ability to submit creative input on demand.
Interest in sports a plus.
Good craftsmanship; precise.

Technical Requirements:
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite 5.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
PC Windows platform.

Interested students should submit resume and samples of artwork to:

summer internship with the City of Lenexa

The City of Lenexa is a dynamic and progressive city that is accepting applications for an unpaid, summer internship within the Communications Team. The outstanding candidate selected for this internship will have the opportunity to see what it’s like to work in a team environment as part of Lenexa’s in-house integrated marketing department. Here, they will learn real world experience, flex creative muscle, show collaborative skills and build a portfolio of work they will be proud to show future employers.

To learn more and apply, click here

summer internship at project blackbird

Project Blackbird is looking for an intern this summer. They need a motion-graphics designer with a rounded skill set in motion (After Effects, FCP or Premiere), typography and design, and 3D (Cinema 4D) a plus.  This internship will be very hands-on and the candidate will work actively with their team on various projects. They understand that this is a learning and skill building experience as well and will provide constant feedback, training and support to their intern.

See their work here and here.

Contact Chris Bird at

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

flash residency at the nelson-atkins

The Nelson-Atkins Museum is looking for 5-7 individuals to participate in a 4 day lab event that is both collaborative and highly interactive. 

Selected lab residents will collaborate with Museum staff and visitors to produce a short (3-6 minute) video exploring a museum collection object, The Officer's Sword. While working in the Nelson-Atkins Creative Café, lab residents will explore innovative ways of interacting with the community and telling new stories with art objects.

Those working in any discipline are eligible to apply. We welcome individuals with a special interest in community engagement and arts investigation. Pre-established collaborations/groups are welcome to apply.

Learn more about the Flash Residency

Monday, March 25, 2013

design internship at sporting innovations

Sporting Innovations is starting a a summer internship program and are looking for a design intern to join KCAI Graphic Design alum Luke Babb and the other designer on their team. The main focus will be UI/UX design for mobile (iOS and Android) and web platforms. The intern will also have the chance to learn the agile development process...getting a feel for where the designer falls in the process, learning best practices, etc.

Feel free to email Luke at

Click here, learn more

production assistant needed at tivol

TIVOL, a 103-year-old, family owned fine jewelry retailer, is seeking an
entry level Production Assistant to support the Marketing Department in
its daily activities and promotional efforts. This position reports to the
Director of Marketing.

The Production Assistant -- under close guidance and supervision of the
Marketing Director -- will be responsible for creating window clings;
print materials such as postcards, brochures, billboards, miscellaneous
signage, advertising for newspapers and magazines as well as high-end
invitations; digital media such as banner ads for and ads for
partner websites; e-blasts; and assisting in the creation and editing of
business-related videos as required. Twice per year, the Marketing
Department produces a high-end publication titled TIVOL Magazine. This
position will be responsible for the layout and design of its local
editorial pages, as well as assisting in the selling of local ads.

Graphic design is only half of the story, however. This role will also
assist in the coordination of the numerous special events held both
off-site and at TIVOL throughout the calendar year. Organization is key.
Responsibilities will include the hiring of caterers and providing
assistance in menu planning, hiring DJs and overseeing other detailed
event logistics. Attending these events, which are often held on evenings
and weekends, is necessary and mandatory. In addition, this position will
track and process donations to charitable organizations and related
special events that benefit the community.

Other duties include but are not limited to helping maintain TIVOL's
Intranet content, as well as maintaining inventory on

The Marketing Department at TIVOL produces all of its communications
internally, so it is essential that the Production Assistant comes to work
every day with a willingness to work on a variety of projects, both small
and large. The desire to collaborate, exchange ideas in a team environment
and to welcome positive criticism is an absolute must. Keeping print and
digital files carefully organized is also important, as well as
maintaining a tidy workspace.

Position breakdown
Graphic Design: 40%
Event Coordination: 40%
Miscellaneous Projects: 20%

Minimum requirements
- An Associate's Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications
and/or Event Planning (a BA or BS is preferred)
- Demonstrated artistic ability
- Strong knowledge of Adobe CS 5.5
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
A comfort level working in both PC and Mac environments
- Ability to work in fast-paced work environment
- Ability to be a self-starter who can manage deadlines and workflow
- Strong organizational skills
- Willingness to be a flexible and positive team member
- Knowledge of Adobe Flash, HTML 5 and content management systems is ideal
but not essential

Candidates should submit a resume as well as a portfolio of design work
that includes at least 10 samples.

Contact Adam Gebhardt, Director of Marketing at