Career Opportunities

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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 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 and please CC Zoe Jackson at 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

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 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

Click here for full details and to apply

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 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 ( 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:


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.    

Please click here for full details

Part Time Graphic Designer, Part Time Photographer for the Stamps School

August 25, 2016

The Graphic Design Part Time Employee will be responsible for designing deadline-driven, brand-compliant projects for the Stamps Communications & Marketing Team. These projects will range from paid print advertisements to event signage. It is imperative that this part time employee is highly proficient with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat and is able to work independently while adhering to style guidelines to maintain a unified brand identity.

Candidates must provide link to a digital portfolio at time of application.

Click here for full details and to apply

The Stamps School of Art & Design seeks a photographer to document the following for use in school publications, presentations, website, social media campaigns, and for archival purposes:

-exhibition receptions
-school events
-classroom activities
-donor / alumni interactions
-studio activities
-events related to the Brightmoor Maker Space / Stamps School Detroit Connections program
-penny stamps speaker series

Hours will be sporadic throughout the semester, concentrated more heavily in the middle and end of each term as projects reach a photogenic heights. Photographers are expected to deliver final photos via Mbox within a two week turn-around time. Good interpersonal communication is required, as subjects need to feel comfortable and job assignments / specifications come from the Stamps Director of Communications & Marketing primarily thorough email / text message / phone calls.

Click here for full details and to apply

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

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

MOCAD Curatorial Fellowship

August 15, 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is seeking applicants for its 2017 Curatorial Fellowship.

This year-long fellowship supports our goal to encourage greater involvement from the diverse and energetic art scene that surrounds MOCAD. This prestigious fellowship provides curatorial training and an opportunity for the fellow to engage with a community of scholars, artists, writers, and thinkers from around the world. The fellow is fully integrated into one of the Museum’s curatorial and education departments, while devoting his or her time to a specific MOCAD project as well as other experiences. The individual works directly with one or more curators, who serve as supervisors and mentors throughout the term of the fellowship.

The Curatorial Fellowship provides recent graduates and graduate students working on a higher degree in the field with important professional experience. MOCAD is committed to being an inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from minority group members, women, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

This 12-month fellowship will start on January 1, 2017 and continue through December 31, 2017.

Click here for full details

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

Internship with Ele’s Place

August 4, 2016

Ele’s Place of Ann Arbor is seeking a Marketing and Graphic Design Intern/Volunteer to assist the Ele’s Place Development Team in daily tasks. This position is unpaid.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

Create marketing collateral using Ele’s Place marketing standards.

Work with Events and Community Outreach Coordinator on creating and distributing promotional and educational materials.

Serve as marketing assistant to Events and Community Outreach Coordinator for all marketing and graphic design needs.

Conduct event, sponsorship and outreach research online.

Qualifications for Graphic Design Intern:

Experience in graphic design programs. (Experience with Constant Contact preferred.)

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Previous fundraising experience preferred.

Organized and attentive to detail.

Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships within the community.

Responses to this posting are requested by:  September 30, 2016. Send cover letter and resume to: Ele’s Place, 1582 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48101, or email this information to:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Categories: Internship, Part Time