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DIGITAL & PRINT GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Internship Responsibilities

· Planning graphic design concepts by studying relevant information and materials.

· Illustrating concepts by designing examples of art arrangement, size, type size and style and submitting them for approval.

· Preparing finished art by operating necessary equipment and software.

· Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.

· Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing tasks as needed and in a timely manner.

· Communicating with clients about layout and design.

· Creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, flyers posters, banners etc. with software such as photoshop, adobe illustrator and InDesign.

· Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when necessary.

Skill Set Required

  • Experience as a graphic designer or in related field.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.
  • Proficiency with required desktop publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign Quark, and Illustrator.
  • A strong eye for visual composition.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to give and receive constructive criticism.
  • Understanding of marketing, production, website design, corporate identity, product packaging, advertisements, and multimedia design.
  • Experience with computer-aided design.
  • Understanding of current social media and digital design trends.

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Graphic Design, Marketing & Branding, Communications, Multi-Media

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Fall (Sep - Dec)
Year: 2018
Hours per week: 20 or more hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: September 19, 2018
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, Portfolio, References
Application Instructions

This is a paid educations internship opportunity. Applications must be received by Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Preferred candidates are college juniors or seniors but all students are welcome to apply. Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft word document and send to the following email address: Lorraine.whitney@baltimorecity.gov

Additional Information

  • Must be majoring in or have a degree in graphic design or a related field.
  • Must have strong portfolio showcasing graphic examples
  • Must be a full or part-time college student
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be receiving a college credit
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week

Headquarters

100 N. Holliday Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

About City Of Baltimore

Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Today, this harbor area offers shops, upscale crab shacks and attractions like the Civil War–era warship the USS Constellation and the National Aquarium, showcasing thousands of marine creatures.