The Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel
University is seeking talented applicants with backgrounds in graphic design, graphic
communications, or other allied professions with digital creative capacities.
The intern will be responsible for assisting the Project Managers with design,
graphic production, and layout work for various Lindy Institute and Nowak Metro
Finance Lab projects, presentations, and papers.
The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, a strong
communicator, a self-starter, and interested in working on interesting urban
planning, design, and creative placemaking applied research projects.
Seeking applicants looking for immediate employment. The employment
term will be 3 months from the date of hire, with the opportunity to renew
based on performance, funding permitting. Employees expected to work 10-20
hours a week, flexibility with scheduling, but the same shifts expected each
week. Position offers $15/hr.
Applicants will be expected to assist with the following
Create drawings, maps, and presentations for
projects the Institute is involved in
Create layouts and graphics for white papers,
reports and memos
Procure photos and graphics from third parties
and manage the securing of usage permissions from the owners of these works
Create graphic collateral for the Lindy
Institute and Nowak Lab websites
1. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign is required
2. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required
1. Applicants with a fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign are encouraged to submit portfolios or other examples of their work with these applications.
2. Applicants with an interest in community-based research practices, community outreach, civic engagement and civic participation will be given preference.
3. Applicant should have demonstrated clear and effective written and verbal communications skills.
4. Applicant should have the ability to set and meet project deadlines and goals.
5. Applicant should have demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a small team.