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Graphic Design Intern for Kitsap Strong Initiative

Description:

As a graphic arts disciple, you know the power behind dynamic visual design. Here's your opportunity to take your creative talent to your community: Kitsap Strong, a collaborative effort to alleviate poverty in Kitsap County, led by the Kitsap Community Foundation, is looking for a graphic design intern to start immediately. You'll interpret the Kitsap Strong strategy and mission—to alleviate intergenerational poverty in Kitsap by reducing ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and building resiliency—by creating a series of educational infographics and refining our web design.

You will work closely with the Kitsap Community Foundation Communications Specialist to create materials for both on and offline use. We value interns for their strong design sensibility and promote their professional development during the term. Learn to meet short and long-term deadlines in a self-directed environment:

  • Create graphics and design layouts for print and web
  • Collaborate with the communications specialist and director of Kitsap Strong, and support campaigns with design solutions
  • Incorporate best practices in website design and layout, and adapt designs for mobile formats

Requirements:

Successful candidates will come to the role with a strong background in collaboration and graphic arts:

 

  • Prior experience creating graphics and a solid grasp of design concepts
  • Comfort working in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Comfort working in web templates such as Squarespace
  • Ability to design to end-user's experience level
  • Enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals
  • Ability to translate complex, scientific concepts in an understandable, visually appealing way
  • Organized
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in partnership

 

Compensation:

A graphic design internship at Kitsap Strong primes you for future in-house work at other companies, nonprofits, and freelance work. You'll benefit from the guidance of our communications coordinator and leave the experience with some polished work to add to your portfolio.

Schedule is extremely flexible and telecommuting for much of the work is possible.

Pay is for 20 hrs./week for 6 weeks, or equivalent time in coordination with intern's schedule.

In addition, we respect our interns and the work they produce for us, and pay as such: offering $12/hour compensation for this part-time internship.

We'd love to have you join the team. To apply, send us a cover letter, resume, and a sample of your design work to , and

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