Design Intern

Company: Alberta Views
Commitment: June – August, Flexible

Job Description

Alberta Views magazine is looking for a design intern to join our small but dedicated staff.  This is a paid, full- or part-time, temporary position running from June to August, based in our Calgary office.

Provide outstanding support to our art director. Create layouts, illustrations and in-house promotional materials that are consistent with our magazine’s mandate and visual identity.

  1. Design
    • Work with art director on visual concepts for magazine articles
    • If appropriate, create illustrations for magazine articles and in-house promotional materials
    • Create magazine layout using AV templates and InDesign stylesheets
    • Create branding and marketing materials for subscription and advertising campaigns that demonstrate an understanding of the magazine’s mandate and identity
  2. Production and other tasks
    • Prepare client advertisements for publication by checking file for colour, resolution, etc.
    • Communicate with visual contributors, obtain permissions for publishing images
    • Research existing images and art for use in the magazine
    • Participate in layout meeting

Qualifications

  • Student or recent graduate in a recognized post-secondary design or arts program
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience as an illustrator would be an asset
  • Understanding of magazine design would be an asset
  • Experience creating info-graphics would be an asset
  • Interest in politics, culture, the arts
  • Ability to read and analyse magazine content and come up with visual concepts to communicate the purpose or essence of the original writing
  • Independent/ proactive/ cooperative/ ability to work as part of a team

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to bethe@albertaviews.ca. Please provide samples of your work or a link to your online portfolio.


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