Bierut Show in NYC — Must See Before Nov 7!

4bee4a955263218a2579d6e0a1e7b03dd57b47cbMake sure to see Graphic designer Michael Bierut’s exhibition at the SVA Chelsea Galleries, up now through Nov 7. You will see a coherent body of thoughtful work, including logos, visual identity systems, posters, books, way-finding and building signage, as well as pages from the designer’s sketchbook, a video interview and a roomful of black-and-white posters for the Yale School of Architecture. Absolutely gorgeous! Read an interview with the designer here.

Paid Summer Interns at Loeb Enterprises NYC

Loeb Enterprises is a New York-based private equity, venture capital and business development lab, focused on cultivating opportunities in emerging media and consumer marketing. Loeb Enterprises maintains a team of world-class operators, direct marketing executives and technologists that apply themselves to a select number of strategically important businesses each year. These companies vary by stage—from pure startups to mature businesses in need of reinvention.

We seek two summer interns. Our ideal candidate is someone who walks into a room of people and can’t leave without making a few friends. Someone who is obsessed with social media and is creative and thoughtful when interacting with online communities and building relationships. Interns will work with a team of four experienced designers and will be tasked with junior level assignments. You will get broad experience designing for all of our departments.

What you will learn:
· How to create a long term social media plan and marketing calendar.
· How to track social media analytics using HootSuite, Bit.ly, and other software, and report results and new ideas to our marketing team.
· How to create compelling content and get it shared by influencers.
· Techniques to create viral loops between our Facebook Page, twitter, and blog accounts
· Much more – your will work closely with our Director of Marketing and other team leaders.

What we Require:
· Background in Marketing, Communication, Graphic Design, or other related discipline.
· Highly organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
· Fearless: not afraid to be a bold and outside the box thinker.
· Love for using social networking sites, and general excitement to learn new skills.

The schedule is roughly 9:30-5:30pm, Monday-Friday (flexible). Our office are at 712 5th Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10019. Interns are paid $15 per hour.

To apply, please send a cover letter, with a description of your background and what you’d like to learn. Résumé, work samples etc are also welcome.
Apply by March 4th to:
tzuberman@loebenterprises.com

Summer Internship at Mirrorball

Mirrorball is seeking a design student for an immersive internship.  As a Mirrorballer, you’ll be in a fast-paced environment working on creative projects for some of the industry’s sexiest brands. Applicant must be an active collaborator who embraces thinking outside of the box. A strong understanding of design fundamentals with an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe creative suite is required. Photoshop rendering, Powerpoint, and Keynote experience is a plus. Must be 21 or over.

This is an unpaid internship with a daily travel expense. Full benefit package includes rooftop deck, awsome co-workers, two office dogs and a scorpion, and no health insurance.

About Mirrorball:
Mirrorball is an award winning consumer engagement agency that connects brand with people through a fusion of social media and live experience.

MIRRORBALL : Ideas & Actions for Accelerated Culture

RU Athletics Internship

Have a passion for design and sports? Want to add real world projects to your developing portfolio?

Rutgers University Athletics is currently looking for a graphic design intern(s) for the Fall 2013 semester to assist in the development of the Rutgers Athletics brand. In exchange for class/VAP credit, you’ll gain valuable design experience creating work for advertisements, ticketing, publications, product apparel, and social media announcements for many of the Scarlet Knight teams.

Extremely flexible hours
Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign required
Understanding of sports and Rutgers Athletic teams preferred
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills needed

For further questions or if interested please contact Nick Black at nblack@scarletknights.com

Signs seeks on-campus intern

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the preeminent academic journal of women’s and gender studies, seeks an art intern. Art interns work on the cover design, update the website and work on images that appear in the journal. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and/or InDesign is required. Web programming skills is preferred. Preference is given to students with an interest in scholarship on issues of gender, race, nation, class, and/or sexuality.

Art interns are responsible for a variety of tasks, which may include: Designing the cover; developing brochures and other promotional materials; researching the work of contemporary women artists and proposing cover art; updating the Signs website; preparing images for publication; evaluating artwork submitted to the journal and corresponding with artists.

Internships are five hours per week.
The position is unpaid.
Art interns are listed on the journal’s masthead.
To apply, send your résumé to:
Miranda Outman-Kramer, Managing Editor, at moutman@signs.rutgers.edu

Fresh Blood IV

If you have any thoughts of attending a graduate program in design down the road, this upcoming AIGA event might be a great way to see what students are doing at various schools.  At the SVA Theatre in NYC, students from MICA, NYU Interactive, Parsons, Pratt, RISD, the School of Visual Arts, Cranbrook and Yale will gather present their projects. Tickets are $10 for AIGA members, $30 for non-members. So maybe this is the time to join AIGA. See the benefits list and join as a Contributor for $50. Choose New York or Philadelphia as your chapter. You’ll have a chance to indicate you are a student; we are on the school list as “Rutgers University — New Brunswick”.

DI Group Architecture Summer Internship

Local architecture firm DI Group is looking to hire a summer graphic design intern. This is a paid position, with a flexible 8 to 10 week commitment. It’s a small firm so the internship is very hands-on and a great learning experience. The work is primarily signage and wayfinding. Send your résumé´ and portfolio to Sean Hayes, Director of Graphic Design at shayes@digrouparchitecture.com and please cc me on the email. Good luck!

Juicetank Innovation Labs

Want to work at a local start-up incubator, meet entrepreneurs, and help build a graphic design team from scratch? Are you a master at CS6, as well as proficient at HTML5/CSS3? Consider an internship at Juicetank Innovation Labs, located in Somerset, NJ. Start/end dates are variable, as we can accommodate most schedules. See juicetank.com, and to apply, send your résumé via email to chris@juicetank.com