ICA Summer Design Intern

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Media Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time


The ICA at VCU is seeking an intern in graphic design to support the Communications and Content Team. The intern will work closely with the ICA’s Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Digital Engagement Specialist, and Director of Communications and Content Strategy to create digital and print design assets for the ICA's website and social media channels, paid advertising, exhibitions and programs, membership, and general marketing. The intern will also assist in the development of graphic resource tools and the physical production of signage to be used by all ICA departments.

The responsibilities of the position are meant to provide an experience that is of mutual benefit to the ICA and the intern. The intern will gain experience in the following areas:
  • Creation and maintenance of digital design assets for the website and social media
  • Planning, production and design of print materials
  • Design, production and installation of exhibition graphics
  • Support and implementation of ICA brand and supporting assets, including professional experience designing in-market work that will help them build a portfolio of diverse creative.
  • Networking opportunities
Minimum requirements:


Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on InDesign
Proficient in Google Suite
Experience in physical production - mock-ups, mounting, in-house printing
Ability to manage multiple projects, collaborate across teams as well as work independently

This ICA internship is open to graduate and undergraduate students. The internship is available for hourly payment between $14-$20 an hour, depending on experience. The design intern will be expected to work approximately 15 hours per week, primarily onsite at the ICA with some remote work flexibility. This summer internship will run from May 15 - August 15.

Salary Range: $14-20/hr



Position Details:

Department:
Employment Type: H1 - Hourly
Restricted Status:
FTE: .25
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt







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