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ABA Graphic & Web Design Intern

ABA’s Graphic and Web Design Intern assists our Senior Designer in creating visual concepts to communicate ideas and messaging for association operations, marketing, and communications and monitors the ABA website for areas in need of updates or improvements.

Graphic Design Responsibilities:

  • Assist in projects (including webpages, event programs, promotional catalogs, marketing materials, fliers, brochures, reports, web collateral, logos, on-screen presentations, bookstore displays, etc.)
  • Illustrate concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy, including arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
  • Obtain approval of concepts by submitting rough layout to the Senior Graphic Designer.
  • Prepare finished copy and art, purchasing art as needed from vendors (subject to approval)
  • Prepare final layout of finished copy and art
  • Prepare graphics for use online and in online promotions 
  • Create weekly graphics for BTW, the association’s e-newsletter

Web Design Responsibilities:

  • Monitor ABA website for areas in need of improvement and present mockup for potential changes
  • Identify out-of-date web pages and make updates using some basic HTML with oversight of Senior Graphic Designer
  • Assist in design and creation of mini-sites for all ABA events
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including handling multiple projects simultaneously, meeting tight deadlines, and reacting quickly and smoothly to changes

Qualifications:

  • Graphic design major or enrolled in related program a plus
  • Basic experience with HTML and CSS
  • Works with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, color theory, and other graphic design fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Drupal a plus

Salary: This is a paid, part-time position that will pay $15–$19/hr. We are happy to also work with college students for academic credit, if applicable. Ideal candidates will have the ability to come into our offices in White Plains, New York for collaboration and instruction.

To Apply: 

Please send a cover letter that speaks to why you want this job; your previous professional and/or personal experience as well as your resume and pertinent design samples to Ray Daniels at jobs@bookweb.org with the subject line: Graphics Intern. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled, with a projected start date of August (but will be dependent upon the candidate’s needs). Please review ABA’s full values statement before applying.

Equal Opportunity: 

ABA believes diversity and diverse perspectives make our organization stronger, and we’re committed to creating a supportive environment for all employees and an association that’s representative of all of our members and the customers they serve. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age; ethnicity; color; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status; past or present military service; physical, mental, or sensory disability; national, social, or ethnic origin; neurodiversity; pregnancy; family or parental status; and/or genetic information (including family medical history).

Important Note:

If you are passionate about ABA’s mission and think you have what it takes to be successful in this role even if you don’t check all the boxes, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

 

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