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Graphic Design Guru (Intern) | Graphic Design Guru sought for innovative nonprofit

The purpose of the Graphic Design Guru is to manage all the details related to the creation of all needed marketing collateral for The School Factory and its members.

This position will report to James Carlson, Executive Director of the School Factory. They will also work closely with Tim Syth, Director of Bucketworks (a member of the School Factory.)

Key qualities required for this position include:
+ Creative design skills
+ Professional verbal & written communication skills
+ Project & time management skills
+ Flexible & adaptable work schedule
+ Self-motivation
+ Attention to detail

Duties include, but are not limited to:
+ Design brochures, announcements, event logos, and signage on an “as-needed” basis. (Possession of your own laptop and/or digital camera is greatly appreciated.)
+ Coordinate with printing vendors to deliver items on time and within budget.
+ Participate in & network with at least one “Schools for Communities” group of your choosing. (These groups meet at Bucketworks and you will serve as their liason with Bucketworks to help them grow and develop.)
+ Accomplish administrative “grunt” work: Filing, minor correspondence, light cleaning, etc.

Knowledge/Experience requirements: Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), Adobe Lightroom, Dropbox, Flickr. Prezi preferred. You must be at least 18 years of age to qualify.

In exchange for your service of 10-15 hours/week to this organization, you will receive:
+ Meaningful work supporting a unique community
+ School credit as available
+ Flexible work environment & schedule
+ Recommendation letter of your performance
+ Online portfolio of achievements and creations
+ Potential for future paid position based on your performance and that of the organization
+ Challenging real-world projects and experience

Position location: This position will work at Bucketworks, a member of the School Factory, located at 706 South 5th Street in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. To learn more about Bucketworks, visit: http://networkingwithbucketworks.tumblr.com/

How to apply: Please email your current resume, 3 samples of projects you’ve designed, and 3 professional references we may contact to Meghan Koven at Meghan@bucketb.com.

About the School Factory: Founded over 10 years ago, this organization’s purpose is to overhaul the way human beings learn, work and create. There are 2 main elements to the organization:
1) Space Federation: 40+ (and growing) members across the US that operate collaborative/shared spaces for individuals & groups to work, play, teach, learn, collaborate and create. Bucketworks is an example here in Milwaukee.
2) Schools for Communities: Collaborative & nonconformist learning/teaching programs that can be hosted in any space and in which anyone can participate. Examples that are hosted in Milwaukee are: Web414, DrawCamp, Wordpress MKE, The World’s Stage

Posted by: School Factory, Inc.
6/14/12

School Factory, Inc.
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