Job Opportunity: BARD Graduate Center

In case any of you know someone who is looking for full-time work:

Junior Designer- BARD GRADUATE CENTER
The Bard Graduate Center (BGC), a division of Bard College located on West 86th Street in New York City, is seeking a full-time Junior Designer.
Founded in 1993, the BGC is comprised of an Academic Program, Research Institute and Gallery. We offer MA and PhD programs in the study of the cultural history of the material world and are committed to the encyclopedic study of things, drawing on methodologies and approaches from art and design history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology and cultural history.
The world renowned Gallery organizes four exhibitions during the academic year. Our exhibitions examine the material evidence of cultures extending from ancient world to the present inclusive of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Each exhibition is accompanied by a scholarly book published in collaboration with, or distributed by, Yale University Press.
JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Art Director, the Junior Designer will divide their time between design responsibilities and design support responsibilities. Design tasks include work for print, digital, and signage projects. Support includes maintenance of the BGC website, responding to varied web update and small print needs from around the institution, and managing supplies and digital files for the Art Department.
CHARACTERISTICS, DUTIES, & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design and assist in the creation of print materials (ads, posters, brochures, exhibition related ephemera, and exhibition books)
• Produce BGC stationary and paraphernalia (business cards, tote bags, etc)
• Daily upkeep and administration of the BGC’s website via a content management system
• Support Website Manager in maintaining social media feeds
• Photograph and video BGC events.
• Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Design Skills, demonstrated by a portfolio
• InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
• Basic HTML and CSS; familiarity with coding for HTML emails a plus
• Experience with print production
• Basic photography/videography skills
• Ability to code for WordPress a plus
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to dd@bgc.bard.edu. No telephone calls please. The Bard Graduate Center is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. AA/EOE

Language & Enrichment Center: Graphic Design Intern Needed

The Language and Enrichment Center: Graphic Design Internship
Contact: Stephanie Malke, lecpersonnel@gmail.com
Start Date: Immediately
Type: Unpaid Internship, For-Credit
Location: Scotch Plains, NJ
Description:
The Language and Enrichment Center is a non-profit learning center for young children, whose primary focus is to teach children the Italian language and culture. They are seeking creative and talented graphic design interns with basic to intermediate knowledge of website management, designing marketing materials, app design, social media management, and public relations. Interns will design, maintain, and update websites regularly, increase company presence through web optimization, and assist with visual media. Basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, AppleMac, and web creation programs is a requirement. Qualified student must have the following skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, strong analytical skills, standard troubleshooting, communication, organizational, and strong creative design skills.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail resumes to guyclec@hotmail.com

Participants needed for Paid Color Naming Study

COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY DEPT: Study Participants Needed for Color Naming & Memory Study
Contact: Kimele Persaud, kjg117@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Type: Research Study  (PAID)
Location: Rutgers, Busch Campus
Description:
Graduate Student Kimele Persaud in the Cognitive Psychology department at Rutgers is currently conducting a series of studies quantifying the communicative value of color naming in conversation and the influence of knowledge and expectations for color on episodic memory. So far she has assessed people’s expectations for color labels and color values across several populations including, young adults (Rutgers students), children, and a small native population in Bolivia, and is currently seeking to measure expectations among individuals who have some level of expertise with color (e.g. painters, visual design students, etc.).

TO PARTICIPATE: Please contact Kimele at kjg117@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Graphic Design Internship Opportunity

Job Posting: Graphic Design Intern

October 8, 2014

Company:  New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning
Job Title:  Graphic Design Intern
Job Category:  Curriculum
Status:  Part Time Position- Flexible hourly
Location:  Any
Starting Date:  Immediately
About New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning

The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a fast growing organization that is dedicated to improving mathematics and science education. CTL is an independent, non-profit, 501 (c)3 organization that has developed two award winning programs:  The Progressive Science Initiative (PSI) and the Progressive Mathematics Initiative (PMI). PSI and PMI offer a proven mathematics and science curriculum to best position students for success in the 21st Century. CTL is undergoing remarkable growth as an increasing number of school systems nationally and internationally recognize the benefits of PSI-PMI.

For more information about CTL and the PSI-PMI programs, visit www.njctl.org.

About the Position

The graphic design intern position requires working under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager to improve the appearance of all curriculum materials.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • To enhance current course presentations via provided formatting guidelines
  • To suggest and design formatting improvements for existing materials
  • Quick turn-around times
  • Continuous conversation with team members and adherence to deadlines

The above duties are representative of the position and are not all-inclusive.

Requirements

  • Recent College Graduate or current College Student with graphic design background
  • Experience working in a virtual environment (i.e. using Google Docs, Skype, Google+, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work on his or her own, managing his or her own time
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Fluency with the use of SMART notebook or ability to learn quickly.
  • Highly self motivated to work quickly and efficiently.

Application Process

Please submit a resume along with a brief letter of interest expressing your design background and skills. In addition, please include a before and after work sample for a project that you have completed.

All applications and assignments should be sent to jobs@njctl.org.

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