Graphic Designer

Posted 03-12-2018
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline February to June, hours peaking through May and June.
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The Works International Visual Arts Society presents The Works Art & Design Festival: 13 days of art and design exhibits, special events, music, workshops, and family programming. Attracting artists, designers and visitors from all around the world, this city-wide event boosts the energy and imagination of downtown Edmonton at the start of every summer. Free to the public, The Works strives to create barrier free access to art and design. The festival dates this year are June 20 to July 2, 2019.

1 graphic design student is required to develop promotional materials for special events affiliated with The Works Art & Design Festival. The intern will have the opportunity to work with experienced graphic designers to implement the festival campaign. Specific design projects might include:

  • Handbills for special events and volunteer recruitment
  • Advertisements
  • Facebook banners for special events
  • Templates for newsletters

Candidates must apply with a portfolio. Personal access to a computer and software is an asset.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Graphic Design

Some specialized skills required:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Intern will design several items, which will be identified through discussion with the lead designer at the start of the internship.