above: Poster by the ever awesome Jennifer Daniel.
Jennifer Daniel is our SPECIAL GUEST STAR at Be Honest this year. She will be giving a public lecture starting at 7:30 at The Cleaners after the portfolio reviews on May 5th. Again, the public is welcome!
Jennifer Daniel is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director, based in New York. She has art directed for the New York Times, Good Magazine, and Bloomberg Businessweek where she currently works as the Graphics Director. Jennifer has been featured in most major design and illustration publications including Communication Arts, Print Magazine, American Illustration, Type Directors Club, and Society of Publication Designers. She was featured as one of Print Magazine’s New Visual Artists 2009 and The Art Directors Club Young Guns 8.
The office of University Marketing seeks to enhance and build the brand image of the University with key constituents and executes marketing and communications strategies that support the University's goals.
DUTIES: 50% Conceptualize and design a wide variety of print publications (including booklets, catalogs, brochures, flyers, posters) and Web publications, using current page layout and Web authoring software tools. Create images including illustrations, photo manipulation and information graphics.
10% Project management: Utilize Basecamp system for tracking projects. Work with service bureaus, vendors and printers. Prepare printing specifications for use in seeking competitive bids.
15% Prepare final electronic files for print and Web publications.
10% Participate in opportunities for professional development in design, communication theory, emerging internet communication strategies and diversity training. Team building within University Relations and Marketing. Ongoing learning about the university.
15% Archive project files and images for image library.
REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's or Associate degree in Graphic Arts; OR A Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts with a minimum of 18 quarter (12 semester) hours of graphic arts courses and one year of graphic art design production experience; OR Two years of graphic arts design productions experience. Transcript must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.
Position may require some work in the evenings and on weekends.
Ability to implement OSU brand identity standards, strong conceptual design skills, proven production skills and knowledge of printing processes;
Working knowledge of design in the Web environment;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a creative team;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Background: The Hollywood Theatre is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to entertain, inspire, educate and connect the community through the art of film while preserving a historic Portland landmark. For more information please visit www.hollywoodtheatre.org.
Title: Design Intern
Reports to: Creative Advocate, Executive Director, Director of Programs and Community Engagement
Hours: 20-40 hours per week. Flexible schedule, but must meet all established deadlines.
Compensation: Position is unpaid. Intern will receive discounted or free tickets to screenings and special events at the Hollywood Theatre.
Position Description: The Design intern will strengthen the Hollywood Theatre brand by developing innovative collateral materials ranging from brochures to posters, handbills, web banners and more. The Design intern will assist in managing all aspects of the design process, from conceptualization to final implementation.
- Create unique, visually compelling designs for print and web with extremely limited resources while adhering to tight deadlines
- Work with Creative Advocate to develop formal brand guidelines
- Adept problem solver, able to complete projects under tight deadlines with limited resources
- Well rounded portfolio with examples of exceptional client or student
- Exceptional multi-tasker
- Experience working with limited supervision
To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter and work samples to Rachel Stone - email@example.com
One week from today! Come and see a TON of wonderful PSU graphic design work (67 students are showing in two shifts) and hear a GREAT lecture by the awesome, brilliant and amazing Jennifer Daniel.
What? BE HONEST is the second annual Portfolio Review hosted by PSU's Friends of Graphic Design and partnered with DesignSpeaks. This year we are continuing the tradition of students and professionals coming together to meet, look at work and hear a great visiting designer. This year Be Honest welcomes New York designer Jennifer Daniel!
2011 Call to Graphic Design Students. Deadline for submitting April 30th
Veterans For Peace Graphic Design Competition National Convention, Portland OR, August 3rd to 7th The theme for the conference is: Resilience, Resistance and Nonviolent Revolution
Veterans For Peace is planning its National Convention for August 2011 to be held at Portland State University. We will need to produce posters, flyers, T-Shirts and a program book with schedule of events and location and room maps. Thus we have decided to create a contest for graphic design students that can incorporate our logo and convention theme.
Role Description In this entry-level position, you will be willing to jump into any web or print project with a commitment to produce on-target, polished designs that are in line with creative direction. Projects will include point-of-purchase materials, brochures, advertisements, HTML newsletters, and minor edits to existing web sites. Day-to-day tasks may include web and print design production work, photo searching, text edits, file organization and general creative staff support.
Pro bono graphic design help needed for Special Olympics Oregon-Tillamook County fundraiser. Would like a 2-color logo designed for a walk/run fundraiser that is going to be happening in September 2011 in Rockaway Beach. Logo design credit will be given in all print materials for the event. Ideally need the logo designed by Monday, May 2. If interested, please contact Kelly Coates at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about event.