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Intern for communication and graphic design February 2020 onwards

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12 August 2019

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Duration: 2 up to 12 months (preferably more than 4 months).

Commitment: Around 20-35 hours per week.

 

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We are looking for pro-active and organised intern, who is interested in contemporary art practices and independent art organizations. We expect somebody with high proficiency level of English, while Spanish would also be a big advantage. The internship might be available at short notice.

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Develope contents and graphic material for press, social networks and institutions.

Update Social Media platforms weekly.

Support and assist in functions regarding institutional communication.

Document different activities and events through video, photography and texts.

Edit video (not excluding).

Promote events through different channels.

Coordinate efficient and effective working relationships with internal teams.

 

Skills required:

High proficiency level of English.

Experience and knowledge of graphic design, media and communications platforms.

Proficient writing skills.

Team work.

Fluent use of Photoshop, InDesign, and other up-to-date design tools and suites.

 

We offer an internship with:

Dynamic and inspiring atmosphere.

Insights into world of independent cultural organisations.

Knowledge about management in cultural projects.

Interesting meetings with artists, and both local and international cultural institutions.

Insights of curatorial dynamics.

Beautiful natural environment and lively, sunny town.

 

Interns should be available for a length of 2 up to 12 months.

No financial compensation.

 

Orientational prices:

Accomodation – around 150 eur/month

Utilities – around 50 eur/month

Food – around 150-200 eur/month

 

About the platform:

AADK Spain is an international artistic platform, based in Blanca, Murcia, which aims to develop projects of research and contemporary art creation. It was founded in 2012 by performance artist Abraham Hurtado as a continuation of international artistic network AADK (Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur).

The headquarters of AADK Spain is Centro Negra, a space for  implementing different programmes such as: the Residency Programme, Interventions, Contemporary Practices, Sonora and Cartographies. The main interest across all the programmes is to explore the notions of body, spatiality and territory, with a focus on experimentation and process.

AADK Spain also work in close collaboration with other artistic and cultural spaces in the Murcia region, Spain and other parts of Europe. The network allows us to promote and facilitate exchange for our visiting artists and their works at the national and international levels.

 

Website: www.aadk.es

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#artresidency  #communication #graphicdesign #social media #independentorganization #contemporary art

 

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Senior Designer

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£45-55K DOE

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We’re working with a really exciting London based leading tech brand who are looking for an experienced Senior Designer to lead across a variety of briefs within their in-house creative studio. The successful candidate will be very influential in the development of the brand and their advertising across a range of channels such as print, digital and social.

This fast-paced global tech brand is looking for someone creative and strategic to help to shape the brand’s look and feel by setting design guidelines and best practises, and participate in all visual design stages from the initial concept to reviewing final artwork designs. Alongside, you will be mentoring junior members of staff and ensuring consistency across all channels and design executions.

 

Essential Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience working within a creative agency.
  • Your portfolio demonstrates a varied design background, with examples of print, packaging, experiential and digital design.
  • You have strong typography and layout skills.
  • You have a fantastic eye for detail and craft.
  • You are an excellent communicator with the ability to present ideas and concepts back to stakeholders.
  • You are able to mentor junior team members.
  • You are skilled in storyboarding and preparing presentations where needed.
  • You have experience of taking ownership of projects from conception to execution
  • You are a brilliant multitasker and problem solver.
  • You have a passion for visual storytelling, photography and brand design.
  • You are highly organised, with great time and deadline management skills.
  • You are proactive, with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and grow within the company.
  • You are a creative thinker, and able to translate strategic and marketing needs into beautiful brand work.
  • You approach design briefs with unique and brand led ideas.
  • You are an expert in Adobe Creative Suite (for both on and offline), Sketch, HTML, CSS and associated technologies

 

Benefits:

Our client is passionate about creating a diverse, sociable and dynamic workplace, and offers flexible working, conferences and learning resources, discounted private healthcare, a pension plan, childcare vouchers, subsidised gym membership, and a cycle to work scheme alongside other employee benefits.

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Midweight Branding Designer

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£32-38K DOE

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We are currently on the look-out for a fresh, experimental and conceptual brand focused Designer. We need someone who is full of energy and enthusiasm, a real strong thinker, passionate about building a brand from the ground up. Someone who is driven to re-define brands through innovative and strategic design, and loves to make original and bold ideas come to life. This is an agency that specialises in the Luxury Hospitality sector, with great budgets to create brands that are unique and exciting, delivering individual, beautifully crafted products and services.

We are super open to reviewing candidates from different design disciplines who want to make the transition into brand design. As long as you are passionate about creating a vision and have practical design skills, you don’t necessarily need a degree in graphic design. Experience in Fine Art, Sculpture, Illustration etc. would all be relevant.

If you are an ambitious and highly conceptual designer who is looking to work on exciting and challenging projects, with a brilliant Design Director who will help you develop,  then this could be the role for you!

 

About You:

  • You have an excellent portfolio showcasing strategic and innovative brand design, with experience of pure brand refreshes, and designing brands from scratch.
  • You must have a strong attention to detail right from typography through to design layout.
  • You have a strong creative flair; you’re a problem solver and a creative thinker that can concept ideas from start through to the production of each project.
  • Ideally, you have experience in the Luxury Hospitality sector, designing for luxury hotels, members clubs or restaurants.
  • You are passionate about design, brands, consumer trends, and creative movements.
  • You have a multi-disciplinary background in the creative space.
  • You are strategically minded – able to work on a brief from ideation to delivery.
  • You can work collaboratively with other design team members, remaining open, honest, and optimistic.
  • You are skilled in both print and digital design, with cutting-edge knowledge of production techniques.
  • You are highly skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite, and ideally possess motion graphics skills. An ability to create video content is also desirable but not essential.
  • You are highly organised and capable of managing deadlines efficiently.
  • You are skilled in storytelling, and creating a narrative through design.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • You will be working on pure brand refreshes within the luxury hospitality sector, responsible for creating brand personalities and executing them.
  • You will be creating the visual identity of brands, activating them in the most innovative and engaging ways.
  • You will take part in brainstorming, and collaborative review sessions, contributing to these meetings in order to add value to each project.
  • You will be collaborating with other creatives, offering new perspectives, working towards creating and activating incredible experiences around the brand.
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CUP Teaching Artist Fellowship

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The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) Teaching Artist Fellowship is an opportunity for NYC-based Teaching Artists to apply their art and design skills to contribute to social change. Eight Fellows will be selected for this year-long fellowship to learn CUP’s Youth Education methodologies and engage with a Teaching Artist community invested in social justice. Select Fellows will also have the chance to be hired as a Teaching Artist to collaborate with CUP, public high school students, and a classroom teacher on a Youth Education project.

The open call, more fellowship information, and full application instructions can be found here:

http://welcometocup.org/NewsAndEvents/CallForCUPTeachingArtistFellowship

The deadline for applications is Monday, July 1st at 10 AM, Eastern Time.

About CUP

CUP is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement. We collaborate with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues. We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better, more equitable, and more diverse community participation in the decision-making that shapes the places where we all live. For more information, visit CUP at: http://welcometoCUP.org.

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3D Motion Art Director

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£40-50K DOE

Are you a 3D expert Motion Art Director? Do you have strong skills in visual art direction, fantastic pixel-perfect 3D design, experience with content creation and a passion for games? If yes, this could be the perfect role for you.

We are currently looking for an ace 3D Motion Art Director to join a growing independent award-winning digital advertising agency based in East Central London.

The ideal candidate will be a conceptual 3D motion art director, able to switch between different styles seamlessly, and completely clued up on all digital formats and platforms. You’ll be creating thoughtful, innovative content for a global audience, using illustration, photography and 3D. Experience working in the games industry is a big bonus, but you are definitely someone who loves to play.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • You have 5+ years of design agency experience.
  • You’re an experienced 3D Motion Designer who has a strong understanding across all digital platforms.
  • You have an engaging portfolio/ showreel of work that demonstrates impressive motion art direction  including 2D, 3D, live action and experimentation
  • Conceptual thinker to storyboarding; lighting and rigging to the final grade
  • Experience in art directing high-end 2D & 3D motion projects, from lighting, character posing and animation
  • Strong attention to detail and absolute pixel precision
  • Demonstrate strong typography, composition and technical skills
  • Able to produce storyboards, and have an understanding of camera angles and narrative flow.
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest design trends, both online and offline.
  • You have the ability to art direct film and photo shoots when needed.
  • You’re an agile thinker, someone that enjoys coming up with creative solutions.
  • Ambitious, proactive, passionate, conceptual art director who is a team player  
  • Used to working on big brands in a fast-paced environment
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Project Manager (Brand)

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£40-45K DOE

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A top London based independent global creative design and brand agency are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their team and help them with the delivery of creative excellence for which they’re renowned.

This is a great opportunity to work with some fantastic technology, finance, lifestyle, entertainment and start up brands. They need someone who has a strong background in branding and an understanding of the design industry. Someone who is able to facilitate the multidisciplinary team and be responsible for managing the successful development of mainly branding projects and work streams.

The role will involve supporting Creative Leads and Consultants to manage and grow key client relationships. You will be responsible for the concepting, planning, measuring, and managing of time and budgets. You must be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to manage the complexity of multiple work-streams with a calm and considered approach.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Have 3-5 years of branding experience within a design agency (not marketing / advertising agency)
  • You are a strategic thinker, not just project managing, excited about the value of brands and technology to business
  • Experience of scoping large and small scale brand-led projects and defining resource needs, likely activities and estimating duration
  • Must have a strong understanding and interest in branding and storytelling
  • Able to proactively manage client relationships
  • Must be able to discuss projects such as corporate identity systems (not marketing/advertising focused)
  • Sound knowledge of various on and offline design approaches
  • Confidently manage all end-to-end delivery of creative work across design disciplines
  • Experience of managing ambiguity and helping to define product and project requirements
  • Able to calmly manage several work-streams concurrently
  • Collaborate with the key creative, design and project leads from brief, conception, throughout project planning all the way to delivery
  • Strong communicator, can-do, will-do attitude, productive, motivated and calm under pressure
  • Able to write successful project plans and budgets
  • Experience setting up, building and managing project teams including freelance resource and external suppliers
  • A naturally geeky and curious nature, always keeping up to date with the latest trends and innovative and emerging technologies
  • Lots of room to grow in various directions once on board and working well within the team
  • Must have a European passport or UK work visa to apply for this role

 

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