Design Assistant

Posted 25-04-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline Over a 3 month period looking for one intern each (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall)
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AMSA is seeking a designer to assist with graphics and brand development for printed materials and online elements.

Assistant would be in charge of monthly newsletter layout, as well as updating elements of our website. Ideally we would like a set of graphics to accompany our branding guidelines. (see website for concept)

We would also like the intern to design and develop a marketing approach for one of our fundraising events.  Examples of this are Art Walk in July, our Summer Art Market in August and our annual anniversary fundraiser in November.

Skills for this position would include a background study in visual art, design or digital arts. Some experience with illustration would be an asset. More importantly though, an eagerness to learn, help, overall friendliness and some flexibility.

Outcomes for this position would be a connection to the arts community in Edmonton, an understanding of non-profit structure and goals as well as being a part of a vibrant arts community.

Successful applicant would be on site 1 hour per week for a meeting, Events Committee meetings once monthly, and the remainder of the work could be done remotely.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Graphic Design
  • Design Studies
  • Design
  • Art and Design

Some specialized skills required:

  • OR other similar design programs
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Work with staff and Board of Directors as needed for graphic development
  • Work with Events Committee to create printed and online elements
  • Creation of a set of graphics in line with branding for use on line or in print