The Blaq Group - Website & Graphic Design Internship

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The Blaq Group
230 5th avenue
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Blaq Group, a rapidly expanding company in the event planning, consulting, and marketing space is looking for a highly motivated self-starter to assist with the Website & Graphic Design functions of our businesses. We’re looking a true artist who can create visually appealing, memorable designs that will move and inspire those who look at them. This internship is an opportunity to develop your talent and diversify your experience in design. The successful candidate will have strong Design skills, a high level of creativity, an innovative and edgy style, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The right candidate understands how to properly push the limits to design and produce client projects infused with the right balance of commercial sense and artistic soul. He/she should be eager to promote a client's business through their work while challenging the limits of their creativity. The right candidate brings to the table a skill set that offers experience with social media, visual and conceptual design, and inexhaustible creative energy in order to enhance the power of a product or brand. A secondary role this person will play will be to assist the marketing department in an auxiliary / support role. This role will allow a candidate with experience and interest in social media to apply it to an existing operating company in Hospitality and Entertainment and Nightlife industry. This internship will allow you to interact with our top contacts and will give you practical application to your coursework and career.

Responsibilities

• Layout planning
• Slideshows (ex. PowerPoint presentations)
• Creating content for various web, video, and print projects
• Digitally and manually render stunning images for visual projects
• Strategically produce visual media based on ideas/concepts
• Create ideas for client projects - including individual ideas for projects and strategic solutions for executing those projects from start to delivery
• Ability to utilize social media to creatively enhance project exposure
• Create ideas for individual projects including: concept creation, copywriting, slogans, developing themes, branding (logo concepts, slogan/tagline creation for companies and products)
• Tackle diverse projects and gain great exposure to branding, design and web development
• Producing web/graphic design concepts for various clients
• Manipulating and optimizing photos, graphics, and other images for web
• Website updates and front end development (HTML, CSS) for existing clients and new projects

Requirements

• A strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Great interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Team-oriented and able to take the lead on relevant projects
• Available to work at least 3 days per week
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
• 0-3 years HTML/CSS experience. As in you can design and code a webpage yourself. But your skills lie in design.
• Extremely detail oriented
• Creative, open minded thinker with willingness to work in a small entrepreneurial environment
• Energetic, self-motivated
• Tech savvy
• Must have an online portfolio

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