NeighborLink Seeking Design Intern
12.30.14 - Update - Position has been filled. We had a phenomenal response and are excited to have our first design intern get started!
NeighborLink is seeking a graphic design intern to join our team to help us execute our mission in creative ways. This is an opportunity for a design student to step into a leadership role within a small nonprofit and drive the creative direction of all projects they work on.
NeighborLink Fort Wayne is an innovative, technology driven organization that uses the web to connect volunteers with vulnerable homeowners. In 2014, volunteers have selected and completed over 600 home repair projects for seniors, those with disabilities, and low-income families in Fort Wayne. Not only do we serve Fort Wayne, we???ve launched our model nationally and are in over 10 cities.
Our mission is practical, neighbor-to-neighbor expressions of God???s love, and we believe that social innovation and a connected neighborhood can transform communities.
Timing: Starting As Soon As Possible - Taking applications until Dec 30th or until position is filled. Looking for Part-Time (20hrs/wk) - 12-Week Internship (negotiable) Pay: $2,500 Projects To Be Worked On: Redesign of www.neighborlinknetwork.org Vehicle graphics Design modifications of all www.TeamNeighborLink.com cycling & running gear. Concept & design of Team NeighborLink mobile event environment, including tent & collateral. NLFW collateral concept & design. www.NLFW.org - Ongoing design development Graphics for social media, photography, and many other creative opportunities. REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to ???pitch??? your work and how it aligns with set objectives. Must be able to engage in feedback process in order to clarify expectations. Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, In-Design & Photoshop. Having your own computer with software a plus, but not required. Passion for type direction, illustration, and mixing other mediums into your designs a plus. Ability to communicate professionally and in a timely manner with NL staff & vendors. Ability to work in office environment as well as independently. WHAT YOU???LL GET OUT OF THIS INTERNSHIP: The opportunity to work for a socially innovative nonprofit organization and actually get paid to do it. Complete projects that will be implemented immediately upon completion. Leadership experience. There will be high expectations for you to drive projects from the beginning to the end and defend your rationale for why your direction is the best for the project and organization. Flexible schedule - No set office hours, just an expectation to do great work in a timely manner. Access to NeighborLink???s network of community partners that could lead to freelance work.
Portfolios & resumes should be emailed to, Andrew Hoffman -
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