We're hiring a graphic design summer intern!

Canada Summer Jobs Position 2019: Graphic Design Intern, Wonder’neath Art Society

Terms: Full-time term position starting June 19, 2019 - August 10, 2019 (30 hours/8 weeks @ $18.00/h)

Application deadline is Monday, June 17, 2019

The Graphic Design Intern will work with the Co-Directors to develop graphic design elements to support the communications plan of an arts organization.  Tasks will include: designing clear engaging graphic communications for print and web, including logo development, marketing/communications brochures, posters/postcards, and other marketing materials; evaluate and update the website; help create consistent signage for programming, and assist with other graphic design requirements as needed.

Wonder’neath is a charitable artist-run organization that encourages and promotes art as a tool for expression, connection and social transformation by bringing professional artists and local residents together in dynamic, creative explorations. Our organization provides affordable studio space for professional artists and craftspeople, and offers regular public studio access. Wonder’neath shares contemporary arts practices through facilitated activities, structured studio support, and dialogue with artists through educational and experiential platforms. Wonder’neath is committed to exploring the role of practicing artists as creative catalysts in the community and developing creative partnerships, programs, and collaborative projects with art and  community organizations.

Graphic Design Intern Qualifications:

  • pursuing a degree in graphic design or with equivalent experience

  • has a portfolio that demonstrates  strong graphic design skills in digital, social and web

  • has own laptop computer and access to design software

  • self starter with strong communication & organizational skills

  • able to set goals and priorities and manage work time well

  • highly creative, innovative and flexible

  • able to work both collaboratively and independently

  • punctual and reliable

 The ideal Graphic Design Candidate is:

  • is curious, kind and passionate about design and able to share your ideas with others

  • a motivated problem solver , detail-oriented and sharply focused  

  • able to  work in a shared studio space in a respectful and cooperative manner

  • someone with  an interest in community arts and engagement

  • able to work flexible hours

How to Apply: Please send your current resume and a cover letter, including three references and their contact information in a single PDF to wonderneath@gmail.com  Late applications will not be considered. If you have a website of your artwork, please include the link.

We are looking to fill one position with funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Please note, to be eligible for this position candidates must:

• Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

• A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.).

Wonder’neath Art Society is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity and contributing to a diverse workforce.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply and self-identify. If you require an accommodation, we will confidentially address your needs.