Graphic Design Intern

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McMillan Community
121-125 Chestnut Street
Roselle, NJ
Posted: August 31 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

McMillan Music and Entertainment Group, is a community based Music Education program, that serves inner city, at risk, gifted and talented youth, who are interested in Music and Entertainment . We use life skills, leadership skills, counseling, conflict resolution as tools to bring them into a place where they will become productive citizens in society.

Responsibilities

- Assists in the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using appealing graphics that are well organized
- Responsible to incorporate current design trends into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads
- Ability to exercise good judgment when interpreting instructions and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
- Utilize strong written skills and bring effective visual ideas from concept through to completion

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Graphic Designer"

1) Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
2) Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
3) Use computer software to generate new images.
4) Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer.
5) Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer.
6) Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
7) Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
8) Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.
9) Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor.
10) Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes.
11) Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services.
12) Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing.
13) Develop negatives and prints to produce layout photographs, using negative and print developing equipment and tools.
14) Photograph layouts, using camera, to make layout prints for supervisors or clients.
15) Produce still and animated graphics for on-air and taped portions of television news broadcasts, using electronic video equipment.

* VIRTUAL IS A POSSIBLE OPTION FOR SOME ASSIGNMENTS




Requirements

- Working towards a BA or certificate from a Fine Arts program/Graphic Design school
- Experience with Adobe InDesign, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
- Knowledge of Mac OS and software upgrades and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Open to constructive criticism and customer feedback

A graphic designer must have:
 Creative flair
 Originality and a strong visual sense
 Strong computer skills
 Confidence to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
 An interest in graphics and typography

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