Graphic Design Internship

Duration: January-May 2017
Compensation: School Credit, Membership
Location: Centrl Office, Portland
Time: 32 hours/week

Position Duties & Description:

Design Museum Foundation is seeking a Graphic Design Intern to join our team and assist us in designing and producing graphic assets for print and web to be used in public exhibitions, marketing, and outreach programs. Design Museum Foundation is a nomadic museum, meaning we don’t have a single physical location — we put exhibitions in places where people already go, places like city hall, the mall, the airport, public parks, and online. Our exhibitions and marketing materials need to be clear, educational, and fun for our audience. The Graphic Design Intern will tackle challenges at multiple levels that are specific to Design Museum Foundation’s unique approach to delivering educational content.

The intern will:

Develop concepts and graphic assets, web based graphics, and newsletter designs
Assist in developing concepts and unifying the brand direction of the organization as it readies to launch new programs
Assist in the creation of graphic assets for existing Design Museum Programs as needed
Have their own computer
We’re looking for someone who:

Is a self-starter, able to pick up parts of a project and contribute
Is a collaborator, able to fit into a team and boost its effectiveness
Is adaptable, able to pivot and move forward with new constraints
Is a planner, able to anticipate needs and put detailed plans in place for the future
Can identify our graphic language and implement it quickly
Is capable of operating as a photographer at our events and exhibitions
Knowledge of the following tools/processes required:

Expertise with Adobe CreativeSuite (in particular Photoshop and Illustrator)
Pages, Keynote, Word, and Excel

Availability Requirements:

Must be available at least 32 hours per week during Tuesday – Friday, on-site at Design Museum Foundation’s office in Portland.

To Apply:

Application Instructions:

To apply please send a resume and portfolio to Jennifer at jennifer@designmuseumfoundation.org