Monthly Archives: December 2016

Graphic Artist Intern | Washington , DC

 

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Internship Summary:

The Graphic Artist Intern prepares visual presentations such as flyers, banners, infographics, advertisements, social media graphics, and other small graphics. This is a part-time to full-time position (at least 20-25 hours a week), non-paid. The company will reimburse for commute to and from office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; purchasing from vendors
  • Prepares final layout by marking and providing finished copy and art
  • Completes projects by coordinating with Events Coordinator and outside agencies, art services, printers, etc. (if applicable)
  • Upload designs onto company website and/or social media
  • Attend company events when needed
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as well as other office tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing or other related field
  • Able to present a portfolio to demonstrate creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts and able to present your ideas behind the work
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure, handle multiple tasks daily and adapt to change
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and high ability to follow-up
  • Ability to manage telephone and in-person communication with strong customer skills including tact, diplomacy and common sense
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and positive attitude

Required Program Knowledge:

  • Advanced to expert knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Social Media (Hootsuite, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn)

 

 

Contact:

Susana Marino
202-728-0352 or 202-468-9044
smarino@gwhcc.org

 

 

Fall 2016 Portfolio Shows

Portfolio Show

Our graduates are ready to demonstrate how years of hard work have prepared them to work hard for people like you. Come meet this year’s class of ambitious creative minds.

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Our Graduates

For our graduates, creativity is only the beginning. They don’t just have the ideas; they have the skills, the technological know-how, and the critical thinking skills it takes to bring them to life.

Graduates from the following areas of interest may be in attendance:

Visual Design

Graphic & Web Design

Web Design & Interactive Media

Interior Design

Interior Design

Marketing

Advertising

Animation & Effects

Media Arts & Animation

Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Film & Production

Digital Filmmaking & Video Production

Digital Photography

Audio Production

Gaming & Technology

Game Art & Design

Visual & Game Programming

Fashion

Fashion Marketing & Management

Culinary

Baking & Pastry

Culinary Arts

Culinary Management

The Show

We couldn’t be more proud of our new graduates. During their time here, they’ve accepted—and conquered—countless creative challenges. Come celebrate their accomplishments with us!

For industry professionals

If you’re looking for new creative talent, look no further. Our imaginative graduates have ideas—and hands-on skills—to spare. Come get to know them and see their work up close. You just might meet your creative match.

For friends & family

This is it—this is what it’s all been leading up to. And our new graduates couldn’t have done it without you by their side, every step of the way. We know you’re just as proud as we are, so come see what they’ve achieved.

For prospective students

Creative people thrive on challenge. And that’s what we’re all about—pushing you outside your comfort zone and helping you turn your creativity into real-world skills. Interested? Come to our Portfolio Show and explore the possibilities.

 

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