Tuesday, February 25, 2014

sullivan higdon sink summer internships

kansas city agency sullivan higdon sink (and home to kcai-ers micah barta and michael armstrong) is looking for summer interns, so you should apply soonly for that. it is indeed paid. micah confirmed it. they do good work for shatto milk, cessna aeroplanes, and hippie chow, among others.

the deadline is monday, march 10. here is a link to the form. do it.

Friday, February 7, 2014

IBM Design Camp

ibm is seeking applicants now for their next round of design camp, which is the starting point for full-time work with the company. sam mak (GD '13) is currently in design camp and speaks highly of the design-centric culture that is being created to transform ibm as a whole into a design-led culture.

sam is working in austin, texas and enjoying her experience a lot. she says the application process is pretty rigorous, but she is willing to share her experience of the process for anyone that is interested. if you'd like to apply or get more information from sam, email tgalloway [at] kcai [dot] edu for a personal connection with sam via email.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

UX Designer needed in North Texas

Tekzenit is an award-winning custom software design company located in Irving, TX, looking for a UX designer. 

The successful candidate with have:
-Bachelor's degree 
-2+ years experience with UX design
-knowledge of experience maps, system maps, concept maps, application structure diagrams, wireframe and wireflows, and use case and persona development
-understanding and oftentimes use of rapid prototyping techniques
-solid understanding of front-end, back-end and the software development life cycle (no coding required)
-experience with prototyping tools such as Axure, Balsamiq, Sketchflow, Visio, Omnigraffle, Keynote, etc.
-portfolio of sample designs, including annotated wireframes, flowcharts, concept maps and any other relevant prototyping materials

Bonus points for:
-telecommunications industry experience
-page layout skills
-ability to hand craft HTML and CSS
-knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator or Fireworks

Please send resume and complete portfolio to creativejobs@tekzenit.com

Deadline Fast Approaching for an Awesome Opportunity!

Roadtrip Nation invites individuals (students and non-students between the ages of 18 - 35) to spend a summer traveling across the country in small teams to interview American design leaders.

Applications are due February 10th so click here to apply and learn more about the program

Paid P&G Co-Op Opportunity for Juniors

Procter & Gamble is seeking design students graduating in 2015 for a summer co-op program. This paid Design Management Cooperative provides the opportunity for you to:
-create new designs and innovations
-partner with and learn from world class design leaders and agencies 
-work as a strategic partner on a multifunctional team
-incorporate sustainability principles in P&G's most important products & brands

To apply or learn more about this opportunity, click here and do the following:
1. Select Apply > Apply Here on the menu bar
2. Enter United States and English into the search bar
3. Under Job Field, select Design and check Internship/Co-Op
4. You'll know you're in the right place when you see: DSN -- Design Manager -- Cooperative

For questions, please contact Lindsey Newton at newton.lg@pg.com or Emily Okerson at okerson.ea@pg.com.