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Two Opportunities with Sensitile

September 29, 2016

Sensitile is a growing, Ypsilanti, Michigan-based company that designs and custom manufactures unique architectural materials for the domestic and international markets.

We are looking to add to our expanding team of dedicated craftspeople, makers and designers and have an immediate, full-time opening for a Computational Designer.

The ideal candidate would be a well-organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, communicative and reliable individual with excellent critical-thinking abilities and motivation to achieve high standards in individual and process improvement, workplace safety, and environmental practices. Proficiency in parametric software like Rhino and Grasshopper and ability to apply it to a manufacturing context is required.

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We also have an immediate, full-time opening for a CAD Production Technician. The ideal candidate would be a well-organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, communicative and reliable individual with excellent critical-thinking abilities and motivation to achieve high standards in individual and process improvement, workplace safety, and environmental practices.

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Candidates can send in their resumes, references and a cover letter to applicationproduction@sensitile.com .

Categories: Full Time

Children’s Book Illustration

September 28, 2016

Arlene Angeline is publishing a children’s book called, Family is Friendship.

The book launches on Amazon Kindle and hardback on November 15th 2016 and she is seeking an artist who can illustrate the cover and 35 max full color pages in a similar style as this

The dimensions are 8.25 x 8.25 inches.

Book cover needed ASAP, and the rest of the full color pages within 3 weeks max.

100% of the proceeds will go back to the children Arlene served in New Delhi, India at Kamal Loachan Society.

Please submit samples of your work to arleneac@umich.edu

Categories: Freelance: Art

Call for Art

September 28, 2016

OPEN CALL
Depict is seeking artists creating innovative works of digital art to be a part of a new art marketplace.
Join our community of digital artists to promote and sell your artwork to a new audience.

ABOUT DEPICT

Depict is bringing a new dynamic experience of art to personal and public spaces everywhere. The Depict team has built an end-to-end platform for discovering, collecting, and protecting digital art that includes the Depict Frame, a stunning 50” museum quality, ultra-high definition, wifi-enabled display. The Depict Frame combines bleeding edge technology with a sleek design and is dedicated to delivering incredible visual art experiences by artists on Depict.

JOIN DEPICT

If you’re an artist working at the cutting edge of technology and creating digital art, we’d love to hear from you. Artists receive an artwork commission and there is no cost to participate. Join us in shaping the future of digital art by applying to become an artist on depict.com.

On Depict, artists can:

receive 60% of the selling price on limited editions
receive royalties from artwork subscriptions
receive $250 artwork commission if selected to be part of curated collections.
To apply, complete our Artist Application Form and submit artworks by October 31, 2016.

Visit Depict.com to learn more about Depict and Depict Frame.

Categories: Call For Art

Designer for Video Game Art/Logo/Advertising Design

September 26, 2016

Christopher Karounos is seeking a lead graphic designer for a social venture to direct both video game art as well as logo and advertising design. Help us create a Video Game That Will Protect Tropical Forest!

Must be able to make overhead representations (digital or 2d art) of various forest trees and plants in a nuanced manner that creates a unique and stylized tone for the video game.  For more on the game, click here

Please send a resume and link to portfolio to Christopher Karounos ckaroun@umich.edu ASAP

Venture startup with funding pending.

Freelance Photography

September 26, 2016

Seeking a photographer for a High School Senior Portrait shoot and edited photos. Interested in an urban grunge setting, perhaps a record store. Examples:
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Resume and link to portfolio should be sent to Marni Hochman at mhochman@sbcglobal.net and please CC Zoe Jackson at zfilmcat@gmail.com by October 15, 2016

Compensation is negotiable

Senior Craftsmanship Deisgner, Interior Seating-Color and Materials

September 23, 2016

Crafted by LEAR is currently seeking for the most advanced, innovative and skilled color & trim designers globally. Interested candidates will have vehicle interior design experience and demonstrated capabilities showcasing unique design and out-of-the-box thinking. This position will be responsible to push the envelope of styling and design to new heights. Therefore a secure and comprehensive understanding of current and future styling is mandatory along with outstanding conceptual design understanding and presentation style/skill for vehicle interior design.

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Please submit your resume to Jackie Piontkowski jackie.jpconsulting@gmail.com

Categories: Full Time

Senior Designer for LSA Development, Marketing and Communications

September 23, 2016

LSA Development, Marketing and Communications (DMC) joyfully creates a culture of giving and engagement for the nation’s preeminent public liberal arts college.  Our award-winning marketing team seeks an innovative, motivated, and highly creative senior designer with extensive publication design experience and proven leadership skills to design and develop visually compelling strategic communications for high-end print and multimedia projects and campaigns.

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Categories: Full Time

Job Openings with Scientific Games

September 23, 2016

There are several current openings with Scientific Games and a Stamps alum who works for the company would be happy to be in touch with anyone who is interested in applying.  Please contact Career Development Coordinator John Luther jonel@umich.edu for a connection.

Click here for more info and enter job ID 6146

Categories: Full Time

Office Assistant for Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, Dean’s Office

September 22, 2016

Preferred candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to exercise good judgment, and work independently while maintaining composure in high-stress, service-oriented office setting. Candidates with previous face-to-face customer service experience a plus. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications, with good knowledge of MS Excel and Google calendar a plus. Duties include basic office support (filing, multi-line telephone system, appointment-setting, courier, etc.), as well as some event planning and setup.

Available work shifts: Tue. 1:30p-5p, Wed. 8a-11a Fri. 1p-5p

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Freelance Re-Design of Game Cabinet

September 22, 2016

The staffs of the EECS 494: Introduction to Game Development course and the Wolverine Soft game development organization are seeking an artist (or artists) to redesign the exterior of an arcade cabinet. This arcade cabinet will play student-created video games and enjoy high-visibility in the Bob and Betty Beyster Building on North Campus.

The arcade cabinet is based on the classic arcade game “Berserk”, and presently looks like this. It has been retrofitted with modern game controllers and a more powerful internal computer. We would like the cabinet to be more UMich / game development themed.

Part of the job will involve you helping to determine funding for the exterior aesthetics (printing costs, artist labor, etc). This will require light consultation and sketch concept-work.

Please email your resume, a link to your portfolio, and the name of your favorite old-school arcade game to ayarger@umich.edu by October 9, 2016

Fee to be negotiated. Amount of funding will be determined in part by your consultation and the sketches we take to EECS administration.

Designer/Videographer Needed

September 20, 2016

Insitu | Center for Socially Engaged Design in the UM College of Engineering is seeking a designer/videographer with experience in video production, editing, and digital animation for the development of 2 videos of approximately 2-3 minutes long that showcase and explain a new on-line learning platform, The Socially Engaged Design Academy.

Please submit a resume and link to relevant work samples to Maria Young (mariary@umich.edu). Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Work to start immediately after hire with expected completion by mid-November. Flat rate of $1000.

learn more about Insitu, Center for Socially Engaged Design: http://insitu.engin.umich.edu/

HACK THE BELLS!

September 19, 2016

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Categories: Contest

Graphic Designer -­ Citizen Interaction Design University of Michigan School of Information

September 9, 2016

As part of Citizen Interaction Design (CID), the University of Michigan School of Information engages with local municipalities to educate students through the creation of information tools that revolutionize how citizens engagement with their City.

CID graduate courses engage teams of students to work with specific City departments and non-profits to create, design, build, and implement information tools that meet the goals of the course and the City needs.  There are two courses that occur in the 2016-2017 academic year (Mastery Course, September-December, Design Studio, January - April); the goal is to have several working information tools that can be implemented by the end of November and the end of March.

UMSI is interested in contracting professional graphic designers to work with the UMSI students to design interfaces, brochures, posters, postcards, and other products being created as part of these courses.    

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Call for Art

August 24, 2016

Exhibition: Nature by Design
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum is seeking art inspired or created by nature’s colors, patterns, shapes, and colors. Work can be in a variety of media including textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, and others. The artwork will accompany our fall-winter couture-inspired display “Avant Garden: Weaving Fashion and Nature Together.”

Click here to apply for space to show your work in our gallery

You may submit up to three pieces.
Application deadline: October 2, 2016.

Categories: Call For Art

Logo Design

August 8, 2016

Entrepreneur seeks logo designer.  The main focus is the font and striking the right classic/antique/luxury feel for the logo. The logo will also involve drawing leaves that resemble natural growth.  Contact Evan with work you have done on logos or font styles, and he will share sample images and designs.

Deadline: Sunday, August 21
Compensation: $30/hr

Categories: Freelance: Design