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.
If you’re in New York City, make a visit to MoMA’s third floor to see the exhibit “This is for Everyone”, up through January 31, 2016.
For those of you excited about illustration, please visit Communication Arts‘ selection of the year’s best, now available online.
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:
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.
Click the photo for the full statement of UT’s Design Values. An inspiring and useful statement for all designers to mull, and incorporate into practice.
A selection of current stock photos showing a (slightly) wider-than-usual array of women’s roles, attitudes, professions.
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.
Gorgeous print work by Tauba Auerbach.
You can attend this one-day design conference for free by registering online.
The NY Art Book Fair is coming soon. Check it out and you will be glad.
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
For further questions or if interested please contact Nick Black at email@example.com
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
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”.
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 email@example.com and please cc me on the email. Good luck!
Visit the new Web site of Common Name, the design studio of Yoonjai Choi and Ken Meier. Tons of beautiful and smart work, in particular the current American Institute of Architects exhibition Design by New York.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.