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 recruit@dimin.com. Visit our website at www.dimin.com 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 connie.kwok@jpmorgan.com 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 jjenkins@valancourtbooks.com 
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:  cathy@siegesports.com

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 chris@projectblackbird.tv