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Company Name: RED HEN PRESS
Description: Design internships are intended for qualified applicants seeking hands-on experience in design—especially related to publishing. Ideal candidates will have an excellent visual eye, a strong background in art and design, and an avid interest in literature.

The Design intern works closely with the Production Coordinator and Publisher to maintain Red Hen’s high visual standards and established book design brand. Responsibilities may include: laying out, proofreading, and inputting corrections to manuscripts, catalogs, and galleys; presenting artwork ideas for and designing book covers; designing brochures, flyers, posters, e-blasts, advertisements, and other promotional materials; researching for various projects; providing general Production support such as data entry, filing, scanning, database maintenance and upkeep, and other administrative duties; and providing general office support and upkeep as needed.
Length of Internship: A minimum of 15–20 hours per week for 4–6 months
Requirements: -A completed or in-progress undergraduate degree (at least 2 years completed by requested internship season) in a relevant field (i.e. English, Communication, etc.)
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent research abilities
-A meticulous attention to detail
-A self-starting attitude and ability to maintain deadlines, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment without close supervision
-Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, and Windows 7
-A familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
-A familiarity with HTML and CSS (not required but preferred)
Location: Pasadena, CA
Application Due Date: 09/01/2016
Payment: Design Internship Design internships are intended for qualified applicants seeking hands-on experience in design—especially related to publishing. Ideal candidates will have an excellent visual eye, a strong background in art and design, and an avid interest in literature. The Design intern works closely with the Production Coordinator and Publisher to maintain Red Hen’s high visual standards and established book design brand. Responsibilities may include: laying out, proofreading, and inputting corrections to manuscripts, catalogs, and galleys; presenting artwork ideas for and designing book covers; designing brochures, flyers, posters, e-blasts, advertisements, and other promotional materials; researching for various projects; providing general Production support such as data entry, filing, scanning, database maintenance and upkeep, and other administrative duties; and providing general office support and upkeep as needed. Internship benefits include free workshops and presentations on various topics taught by our experienced staff; an intern luncheon and Q&A with our Managing Editor and Publisher; invites to Red Hen readings and events; complimentary books; and course credit, if applicable.
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, please email your resume, up to 5 samples of your art/design work, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and Red Hen to:

jobs[at]redhen.org

Make sure to include “Design Internship” in your subject line. Only PDF and .doc/.docx files will be considered.
URL www.redhen.org
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