Creative Director

Client, Employer, or Organization: UofA Real Estate Club (UARC)

Name of Contact: Manuel Dufresne

Email: Manuel3@ualberta.ca

Phone Number: 7809998055

Website: http://www.uarc.ca

Job Title: Creative Director

Job or Opportunity Description: The UofA Real Estate Club is looking for a creative director to publish a yearly academic journal of white papers. We would like to partner up with a Visual Communication Design student to develop the visual design aspect of the journal. The participant would get recognition for their work in the first few pages of the journal and a mention at the Launch Event, in February 2020. The main tasks would be to create a cover page, organize the formatting, and issue the journal on an online platform such as Joomag. 
The link below is a sample of what we hope to achieve (Harvard Journal of Real Estate)
https://research.gsd.harvard.edu/realestate/files/2015/09/2015-HJRE-FINAL-WEB.pdf

Estimated Compensation: $0

Application Deadline: 5/31/2019

Vice President Promotions

Client, Employer, or Organization: Ada's Team

Name of Contact: Mandy Meindersma

Email: meinders@ualberta.ca

Phone Number: 4035058336

Website: http://adasteam.ca

Job Title: Vice President Promotions

Job or Opportunity Description: Hello friends! Ada's Team is a student group on campus that promotes diversity and inclusion in tech, games, computing and general STEM fields. We are a group of 10 people that go to conferences, teach kidlets about computing, have great study sessions and offer free tutoring. We are having elections and we have an open position. VP promotions is responsible for making posters, posting on social media and making sure our website stays up to date (and a couple other small things). We would love someone who has a great eye for design and who is interested in tech/inclusive/diversity. If you are interested in bringing together diverse people (LQBTQ+, race, ethnicity, religion, gender or ability) send us an email. Looking forward to meeting you!

Application Deadline: 3/27/2019

Custom Wood Name Plate

Client, Employer, or Organization: Coady long

Name of Contact: Coady Long

Email: Coady_long@hotmail.com

Phone Number: 780-446-5878

Job Title: Custom wood Name plate

Job or Opportunity Description: I am looking to have a name plate/coat hanger made for my sons nursery. His name will be Grayson and I’d like that cut out with pegs for hanging towels or coats or anything throughout his life. I had one growing up and it was handy to have

Estimated Compensation: $75

Application Deadline: 4/10/2019

Student Graphic Designer | Summer 2019

Client, Employer, or Organization: University of Alberta | Student’s Union.

Job Summary

The Students’ Union operates a full time Marketing & Design department to support its businesses, services, and the Executive. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Creative Director, and with guidance from the Senior Manager, the Student Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience working on real designs projects in a friendly and professional environment. From initial client consultation to finished pieces, the Student Graphic Designer will support the daily design activities of the department by developing promotional materials such as posters, banners, advertisements, brochures, and digital material for new and existing projects of different sizes and complexities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design promotional material for the U of A Students' Union and its departments.

  • Work both individually and collaboratively with the designers, and interact with clients as needed.

  • The Student Graphic Designer position is full time from May 1 to August 30, 2019.

Qualifications

  1. Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one course for credit at the University of Alberta in either the Fall and Winter sessions in the 2019-2020 year, and must have paid the SU fee.

  2. Preference given to a Visual Communication Design student enrolled in the BDes program who is returning for either a fourth or fifth year.

  3. Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work in a demanding and fast-paced studio.

  4. Strong fundamental design skills and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite in a Macintosh environment, are essential.

  5. Illustration, photography, and interactive media skills are an asset.

  6. Must love design and play well with others.

Deadline: March 31, 2019

Apply HERE!

Summer Internship Opportunity

Client, Employer, or Organization: Critical Mass

Name of Contact: Chelsey Finn

Email: chelseaf@criticalmass.com

Website: https://www.criticalmass.com/internship

Job Title: Summer Internship Opportunity

Job or Opportunity Description: Internships at Critical Mass are perfect for students and new grads looking to learn from some of the best in the business and get paid in the process. As an intern, you’re part of the team. Real deadlines. Real deliverables. Real client projects. You’ll also have endless support in an environment where learning is the priority.  

Works To Work Summer Internship

Client, Employer, or Organization: The Works Art & Design Festival

Name of Contact: Betty-Jo Lecours

Email: education@theworks.ab.ca

Website: http://www.theworks.ab.ca/education/

Job Title: Works To Work Summer Internship

Job or Opportunity Description: The Works to Work Summer Internship program begins in May and runs throughout the summer. This paid program is fast-paced and connects theoretical learning with real-world applications: participants complete 46 plus hours of in-class/ home-study instruction as well as up to 500 hours of practical work experience in delivering The Works Art & Design Festival. Participants benefit from working with experienced arts presenters and world class artists, while learning in a variety of ways that include assignment modules, research, student instruction, guest lectures, professional exposure, and hands-on experience.

Applicants can choose from placements in Exhibit Production, Curatorial, Design, Marketing and Volunteer Administration!

Application Deadline: 3/15/2019

Pixel Artist

Client, Employer, or Organization: Schadenfreude

Name of Contact: Jace Boechler

Email: info@schadenfreude.studio

Website: http://twitter.com/Little_Hellions

Job Title: Pixel Artists

Job or Opportunity Description: We’re looking for a pixel artist!
Do you consider pixel art a medium rather than an art style? Are you familiar with terms such as anti-aliasing and dithering? Do you value getting paid actual human money rather than empty promises of “exposure”? Then we may have a freelance position for you!

We’re currently looking to hire a local pixel artist for our flagship game project, Little Hellions, releasing later in 2019. Namely, we’d like to commission full “fighting game style” background artwork for various in game arenas. What to expect:

✦ An open line to discuss stylistic guidelines with our primary artist. Feel free to ask questions!
✦ Creative input in executing the subject matter of each background.
✦ Potential further work from us, for this and future projects.
✦ Fair and reasonable pay for your time and hard work.
✦ A casual, inclusive group of people to work with.
✦ Comradery! ~ or not, if you’re not into that.

Visit twitter.com/Little_Hellions/media for some ✦vague examples✦ of what the game looks like.

Who-the-what-now?
_____________________

Schadenfreude is a tiny development studio making occulty video games and zines. We focus on making honest, silly things about empathy and imperfect human feelings. Little Hellions is our first major product release, with many to come! You can’t really look us up yet, as our marketing cycle will begin later this year.

Estimated Compensation: $25/hr

Application Deadline: 2/28/2019

Wooden Candy Cart

Client, Employer, or Organization: Malak Hocheimi

Name of Contact: Malak Hocheimi

Email: Malakhocheimi@live.ca

Phone Number: 7808034084

Job Title: Wooden Candy Cart

Job or Opportunity Description: Custom wooden candy cart for occasion. I have a picture to give an idea of what I would like.

Estimated Compensation: $500

Application Deadline: 2/27/2019


Industrial Designer

Client, Employer, or Organization: Senso Lighting Inc

Name of Contact: Olivia Hurbin

Email: hr@sensolighting.com

Website: https://sensolighting.com

Job Title: Industrial Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: 
Developing effective and feasible product concepts from customer and/or sales ideas.
Design and implement from a pre-determined project, brief and budget a variety of concepts and various types of configurations
Construction of three-dimensional CAD models
Presenting product designs in a manner that clearly represents the product design esthetic and function
Recommendations on final product designs
Continuing research of industry leaders and major customers to gain knowledge of current industry trends

Job Type / Category
This position is Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm (40 hour work week) could have some overtime to complete custom projects
Statutory Holidays off
Standard 3 month Probationary Period
Full Benefit Package after 6 months of employment

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design or related field
Proficient in Solid Works
Experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset

Skillset:
Creative problem solver and design sensitivity to meet the vision of the company and clients
An analytical thinker who is energized by solving problems through design
Strong attention to detail in composing materials
Multitask between a variety of projects that are dynamic and consistently changing to meet the needs of the clients
Establishing priorities to meet deadlines
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Confident, self managed and motivated to get assigned projects completed and able to collaboratively work within a team environment

Application Deadline: 2/10/2019

Website Design Intern

Client, Employer, or Organization: Linking Generations

Job Title: Website Design Intern

Job or Opportunity Description:

We are looking for someone who can assist our Sherwood Park non-profit organization, Linking Generations, to update our existing website, including some graphic design materials.

We currently use a WordPress theme; in this internship you will be responsible for working with our current theme to create/improve the design/layout.   We are looking for someone who has knowledge of this web platform, and can provide direction, guidance and creative supportive to more effectively organize the content and improve the design. We would like our non-profit organization to have a strong and effective web presence that is both visually appealing and user friendly. This individual would also be responsible for creating A simple guide-book to instruct future Linking Generations webmasters how to manage and update the website moving forward.

The Intern must be a current post-secondary student, living in Alberta, and must register with the Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP). The applicant can work from home locally (Sherwood Park) within their schedule to complete this internship, however they will be required to meet regularly throughout the project with one executive member as they complete the required tasks.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Web Design

  • Web Developer

  • Communication

  • Graphic Design

  • Digital Communications and Media

Some specialized skills required:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Experience working with WordPress plugins and troubleshooting

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Design a simple manual to assist with website upkeep

  • Ensure the website is newly updated and current

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Banner, Poster and Website Design

Client, Employer, or Organization: The Bhakti Club

Name of Contact: Mira Subramaniam

Email: albertabhakti@gmail.com

Phone Number: 7802897219

Job Title: Banner, Poster and Website Design

Job or Opportunity Description: We are a new club affiliated with the University of Alberta Student Group Services. We are trying to get a student volunteer to design our club's banner, poster and possibly a website.

We won't at this time be able to offer compensation at this time but we will be able to provide a reference as well as advertisement and acknowledgment of the designer's work.

Estimated Compensation: $0

Application Deadline: 1/3/2019

Student Graphic Designer Practicum

Client, Employer, or Organization: University of Alberta Students' Union

Name of Contact: Juliana du Pree

Email: juliana.dupree@su.ualberta.ca

Phone Number: 780 492 4241

Website: http://www.su.ualberta.ca

Job Title: Student Graphic Designer Practicum

Job or Opportunity Description: The Students’ Union operates a full time Marketing & Design department to support its businesses, services, and the Executive. Under the guidance and supervision of the Creative Director, the Student Graphic Designer Practicum position will provide an opportunity to get hands-on experience working on real designs projects in a friendly and professional environment. 

From initial client consultation to finished pieces, the Student Graphic Designer will support the daily design activities of the department by developing promotional materials such as posters, banners, advertisements, brochures, and digital material for new and existing projects of different sizes and complexities. 

Duties & Responsibilities
• Design promotional material for the U of A Students' Union and its departments (including services, businesses, events, and advocacy)
• Work both individually and collaboratively with the designers, and interact with clients as needed.

Qualifications
1. Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one course for credit at the University of Alberta in the Winter session of the 2018-2019 year, and must have paid the SU fee.
2. Preference given to a Visual Communication Design student enrolled in the BDes program who is returning for either a fourth or fifth year.
3. Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work in a demanding and fast-paced studio.
4. Strong fundamental design skills and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite in a Macintosh environment, are essential.
5. Illustration, photography, and interactive media skills are an asset.
6. Must love design and play well with others.

Estimated Compensation: $0

Application Deadline: 12/16/2018

Technical Communications Design Intern

Client, Employer, or Organization: G2V Optics

Name of Contact: Ryan Tucker

Email: ryan@g2voptics.com

Website: http://www.g2voptics.com

Job Title: Technical Communications Design Intern

Job or Opportunity Description: G2V's founding mission is to develop and commercialize technology that will enable food production for a growing population while significantly reducing freshwater and land use. We do this by improving yield, quality, and operating costs for commercial growers through automated, integrated, intelligent growing technology. We are obsessed with using new technology to make a difference and continue to develop some of the most dynamic and innovative new products for the fast-growing indoor and vertical horticulture market.
We are an agile team that functions on a startup-style culture based on quick learning, honesty and personal development, flexibility, and balance.

Summary
The Technical Communications Design Intern (Visual Communication Designer - Science) is responsible for distilling highly technical information into customer-friendly formats for a combination of marketing and project reporting. This will include delivering written, graphical, and illustrative technology-specific content on the website, technical data sheets, social media, brochures, and marketing material. This position is offered as a six (6) month internship with the potential to evolve into a permanent full-time role within the team.

Primary Responsibilities
•Understand and communicate complex physics, electronics, optics, horticulture, and plant biology concepts inherent in G2V’s technology and communicate them to non-experts
•Creative graphic design, copywriting, and creation of digital marketing materials in concert with sales & marketing team (web pages, landing pages, brochures, infographics, images, and videos)
•Analysis, formatting, plotting, reporting, and creation of visual aids for technical documentation in collaboration with the technical team (spec sheets, technical reports, and manuals)
•Properly document marketing content and report campaign progress
•Be a leader for continuous improvement and process development within your relevant area

Target Skills & Qualifications
The successful candidate should be prepared for an ever-changing set of challenges, and willing to quickly adjust priorities and tasks to make forward progress in addition to:
•A unique combination of scientific knowledge and visual design – candidates from traditionally arts or sciences backgrounds will be considered if they can demonstrate experience from the other
•Post-secondary education in Science, Engineering, Industrial Design, or Arts from a minimum (2) year program at an accredited post-secondary institution
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Demonstrated portfolio of digital design, illustration, photography, and 3D rendering skills (e.g., Keynote, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, Inventor, Solidworks, Fusion, and Rhino) 
•Web development skills (e.g., HTML, CSS, and Javascript) 
•Experience with startup companies, hardware technology, or horticulture is considered an asset
•Interest and awareness around sustainability

Eligibility
The position is funded in part through a Federal Program. Candidates must meet the following criteria:
•Aged between 15 and 30 years
•A post-secondary graduate
•A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada (no work permits or student visas)
•Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations
•Not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits

Estimated Compensation: $18000

Application Deadline: 12/7/2018

Youth Ambassador

Client, Employer, or Organization: Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)

Name of Contact: Emlyn Nardone

Email: e.nardone@ictc-ctic.ca

Website: http://www.ictc-ctic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ICTC-Job-Posting-Youth-Ambassador-Across-Canada.pdf

Job Title: Youth Ambassador

Job or Opportunity Description: We are looking for 10 provincial champions who will work within their own communities and provinces to promote our initiatives to middle and secondary school students! These superstars will shine a light on our programs such as CyberTitan, Focus on IT (FIT), Business Challenges, and Virtual Coops. If you are looking to help inspire those younger than yourself to get more digitally savvy this could be a great place for you to start!

Estimated Compensation: $22

Application Deadline: 11/30/2018 (no official deadline)

UA Solar Decathlon Team Recruiting

Client, Employer, or Organization: UA Solar Decathlon Team

Email: Mahin at mdoshi@ualberta.ca or Susie at shuyu1@ualberta.ca

Job or Opportunity Description: The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition of 10 contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size solar powered houses and buildings. The objective of the competition is to come up with economically feasible and environmentally friendly houses/buildings.

We are gathering a group of students who have an interest in design, sustainability and innovation. This is a perfect opportunity to apply course knowledge to reality and solve interesting problem together. 2nd year+ Science students (esp. EAS), Engineering (esp. civil, mechanical and electrical engineering), Bachelor of Design students in engineering group would be wanted!

You must provide a brief introduction about you, what you major in and why you want to join this project.

Thank You. 

Application Deadline: November 1st

Rectangle/Square Plinths

Client, Employer, or Organization: Ms

Name of Contact: Dienelaye Eporwei

Email: eporweidt@yahoo.com

Job Title: Rectangle/Square plinths

Job or Opportunity Description: Looking to make about 10 plinths with wood? laminate? Mdf? acrylic? Any on those materials work. We can discuss further. Please send any pictures of previous work completed. 
Hoping to get started ASAP. 

Thanks.

Estimated Compensation: $500

Application Deadline: 10/7/2018


Human Centered Design Coordinator

Client, Employer, or Organization: Office of LifeLong Learning - Physician Learning Program

Website: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/S104637100/

Job Title: Human Centered Design Coordinator

Salary Range: $50,425 to $68,486 per year

Job or Opportunity Description: This full-time position has a term length of 12 months, with the possibility of extension and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at Faculty & Staff Benefits.

The Physician Learning Program (PLP) is housed in the Office of Lifelong Learning, and supports the FOMD mission to enhance the knowledge and skills of community practitioners. The Physician Learning Program's mandate is to support physicians and teams in advancing practice by addressing their learning needs, and providing information, practice data, and feedback reports. This has extended to include implementation science and knowledge transfer activities to advance practice for physicians and their teams in Alberta.

Reporting to the Managing Director, and supervised by the Human Centred Design Lead, the Human Centred Design Coordinator (HCD Coordinator) plays an important role in helping the office of Lifelong Learning and the Physician Learning Program develop and complete projects with human centred design elements. In particular, the HCD Coordinator has strong skills with web and app design and development, and will help design and develop a variety of information platforms and tools.

The Human Centred Design Coordinator will work collaboratively as a part of the PLP team to help identify specific user needs, engage in brainstorming of initial concepts, and execute ideas using visual and interaction design knowledge. The HCD Coordinator has skills in human-centred design and carefully considers the project from a range of perspectives, including user’s high-level needs and objectives, the situation of use, and the goals people need to achieve in the given circumstances. The HCD Coordinator will possess the skills necessary to consider the fine details of User Interface components, labels, and flows to help all users achieve their goals. 

For more information, please visit and apply via the website. 

Application Deadline: 10/03/2018

Print & Web Designer

Client, Employer, or Organization: Serious Labs

Name of Contact: Jamie Tameta

Email: jamie.tameta@seriouslabs.com

Website: http://seriouslabs.com/print-web-designer/

Job Title: Print & Web Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: Serious Labs Inc. is an exciting Edmonton-based company working on the leading edge of Virtual Reality technology. We develop and build VR training simulators and collaborative work spaces for a wide variety of industrial clients all over the world.

We are currently looking for a in-house part-time designer experienced in print and web design. The candidate must be adept at preparing production-ready files in a Mac and PC environment. We need a designer on staff who can whip up exceptional marketing collateral pieces at the drop of a hat. Someone who can update web pages, process and edit video, as well as manage and publish to an array of social media channels.

If interested, please apply via the website. 

Application Deadline: 8/28/2018

 

Student Graphic Designer Practium

Email: juliana.dupree@su.ualberta.ca

Phone Number: 780 492 4241

Website: http://www.su.ualberta.ca

Job Title: Student Graphic Designer Practicum

Job or Opportunity Description: The Students’ Union operates a full time Marketing & Design department to support its businesses, services, and the Executive. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Creative Director, and with guidance from the Senior Manager, the Student Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience working on real designs projects in a friendly and professional environment. 

From initial client consultation to finished pieces, the Student Graphic Designer will support the daily design activities of the department by developing promotional materials such as posters, banners, advertisements, brochures, and digital material for new and existing projects of different sizes and complexities. 

Duties & Responsibilities
• Design promotional material for the U of A Students' Union and its departments (including services, businesses, events, and advocacy)
• Work both individually and collaboratively with the designers, and interact with clients as needed.

Qualifications
1. Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one course for credit at the University of Alberta in either the Fall and Winter sessions in the 2018-2019 year, and must have paid the SU fee.
2. Preference given to a Visual Communication Design student enrolled in the BDes program who is returning for either a fourth or fifth year.
3. Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work in a demanding and fast-paced studio.
4. Strong fundamental design skills and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite in a Macintosh environment, are essential.
5. Illustration, photography, and interactive media skills are an asset.
6. Must love design and play well with others. 

Estimated Compensation: $0

Application Deadline: 8/23/2018

Marketing Specialist

Client, Employer, or Organization: DiscoverE

Name of Contact: Ilana Young

Email: deoc@ualberta.ca

Website: http://cloudfront.ualberta.ca/-/media/engineering/alumni-and-outreach/discovere/fall-2018-jobs/2018---marketing-specialist.pdf

Job Title: Marketing Specialist

Job or Opportunity Description: Are you looking for a job in a fast-paced, team oriented environment? Join our team today! We are now hiring 4 month and 8 month contracts for the Fall and Winter.

We thank all applicants for their interest in DiscoverE, however only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

If you have any questions please email us at deoc@ualberta.ca

Application Deadline: 8/9/2018