Sunday, August 28, 2011

Graphic Design Internship Fall 2011

BK Farmyards is an innovative, network of Brooklyn farmers growing local, nutritious food in the cracks of the urban landscape. BK Farmyards seeks to engage and empower our local communities through programs ranging from youth-led farmers markets to adult apprenticeship programs. We are seeking a Graphic Design Intern to work directly with our Executive Director and Operations Manager to help re-envision our brand and marketing strategy in anticipation of a relaunch of the organization.

STYLE & CREATIVITY. We're looking for strong visual design skills, with an emphasis on typography and effective product marketing. You should be able to comfortably collaborate as well as manage projects independently. You should be able to discuss and quickly mock-up several options to a single problem, incorporating client and management feedback into your work.

SKILL. Have an advanced understanding of Adobe Suite, direct marketing strategy, and an understanding of local food systems. Web design skills preferred.

PERSONALITY. Work well with others, passionate about food justice and able to communicate effectively with many different personalities. You read design and food blogs daily, and are passionate about the intersection of design and food justice.

FLEXIBILITY. We work with a variety of organizations and communities which means many strategies and projects. As well as basic marketing design, you'll also be designing email campaigns, event materials, blogs and print collateral as needed.

EXPERIENCE. Current design students or recent graduates encouraged to apply. At least 3 examples of your work must be available in your portfolio. Be prepared to elaborate on your involvement in the projects.

Please send at least 3 examples of your work, cover letter and resume to by September 2, 2011.