Graphic Design Intern

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens seeks a dynamic, passionate, creative, and organized Graphic Design intern to join its Advancement Team within an organization supportive of new ideas and creative risk-taking. Driven by a strategy built around delivering quality, providing access and having fun, the successful candidate will report to the Director of Strategic Engagement and Communications to help execute the Museum’s graphic and visual identity under the direction of the Communications and Graphic Design Specialist.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

Working with the Advancement Team, the intern will support the creative strategy of the Museum in print and digital media, safeguard brand standards, and support effective communication. This includes, but is not limited to, printed collateral, ads for print and digital media, videos and digital presentations, website graphics and website updates, and social media graphics and communications.

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect of individuals, commitment to our community, and accountability and ownership.
  • Assist with the creation of compelling graphic and visual designs on the Museum’s print, digital, and other media channels to attract and retain visitors, donors, and partners, with a focus on aesthetic consistency and accessibility.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with marketing, communications and other departments at the Museum and contribute to effective and consistent design that supports strategic initiatives.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to thrive in collaborative team oriented environment.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Enrolled as a Junior or Senior in a bachelor’s degree program for graphic design or related field
  • Demonstrated typographic, color, and layout abilities, production knowledge, and an understanding of digital production for print
  • Skilled with essential design programs, including Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign required, Premier preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work in Mac and PC
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Valid Florida driver’s license

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

The internship is a temporary position and is paid by the hour. Qualified applicants send cover letter expressing career goals and areas of interest and resume, including relevant college courses, to Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Attn: Director of Strategic Engagement & Communications Resources Department, 829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or jblinn@cummermuseum.org.