Make 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.
Here Are All The Black People is The One Club’s annual creative career fair aimed at creating more diversity in the advertising and design professions. The one-day event provides multicultural students and recent graduates the opportunity to showcase their talent to top agencies in the industry. Free, September 29, in 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:
Designer and Parsons professor (and former Mason Gross instructor) Juliette Cezzar offers an insightful definition.
This looks to be an informative and fun event, good for networking with local designers and technology entrepreneurs, especially those interested in the non-profit realm. Aardvark Brigade, Sept 18 2014, Somerset NJ.
An interactive portrait of artist Vito Acconci, by artist and computer scientist Jonathan Harris. Watch the short piece, then see and hear the outtakes.
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.
Mirrorball is an award winning consumer engagement agency that connects brand with people through a fusion of social media and live experience.
Designers Ken Meier and Yoonjai Choi, founders of Common Name, will give a talk on Wednesday March 12 at 4:30 in CSB 220. Common Name is a New York-based graphic design studio, producing remarkable print, interactive, identity, and exhibition work for the arts and cultural sector.
Run, don’t walk, this exhibit is about to close. Image of the Studio: A Portrait of New York City Graphic Design. At the Cooper Union in NYC.
The NY Art Book Fair is coming soon. Check it out and you will be glad.
Preview Events, Thursday, September 19, 6–9 pm
Friday, September 20, 12–7 pm
Saturday, September 21, 11 am–9 pm
Sunday, September 22, 11 am–7 pm
at PS1 in Long Island City, NYC
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.
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 email@example.com
Take a look at the new graphic identity for the Whitney Museum of Art, designed by Experimental Jetset. Learn about the designers’ process here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
General Assembly is offering an intensive 8-week program in UX Design. All day every day for June and July to immerse you in the practice and prepare you for jobs in this specialty.
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”.
For you system-lovers out there. The standards manual for the NYC subway signage system. Created by Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda at Unimark International in 1970.
Applications due May 6 for this graduate program in interaction design in southern Switzerland. Taught in English. Scholarships available.
The latest group to receive AIGA’s lifetime achievement award. These are nationally and globally prominent designers specializing in type design, innovative design practice, design criticism and design for social change. Read their bios and see their work.
How to choose typefaces that complement each other? Type designers Hoefler & Frere-Jones provides some answers.
An excellent survey of the past 14 years across all the design disciplines, including architecture, product, graphic, interaction and fashion design.