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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Graphic Design Internship with Nextwave Creative in Addison

Nextwave is a design firm focused on brand storytelling, and visual communications for fortune 500 companies. We have an immediate opening for a graphic design intern. This is a great hands-on opportunity to gain insight into real world graphic design for B2B and B2C projects.

We have a strong commitment to your success as a student or recent graduate, and understand the challenges of juggling work with school. We will work around your school schedule, but candidates should be able to devote at least 20 hours per week (during normal business hours) on site at our studio in Addison. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:
As a graphic design intern, you will review assignments directly with the art director to determine method of execution. Responsibilities will vary and will likely include producing mechanicals from layout or spec sheets for final production; producing final art files for client projects, creative presentations, new business and internal projects; producing prepress and digital publishing files, and some web ready graphic production.
Key Skills:
Moderate proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite CS5: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,
Dreamweaver. Some experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (Mac Platform).
-Detail oriented with ability to prioritize, and problem solve.
-Honest, reliable and motivated with a desire to learn and grow in the Graphic Design field
How To Apply:
Please forward the following to Karen Bouton at: Karen@nextwavecreative.com
-Resume (in pdf format)
-Portfolio samples (3 to 5 pieces as pdf, or a link to online portfolio)