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Freelance 3D Modeling and Animation

January 27, 2015

Graphic animation for a plant anatomy e-book content is needed.  Seeking an individual who can build graphics (provided) into a 2-dimentional diagram, and then to proceed with a three-dimensional figure that can be rotated at will by reader.  Also, constructing a series of steps that show the development of cell wall layers in plants at both microscopic level and molecular levels.  Other similar projects may follow during the spring of 2015.

Please submit Example(s) of similar work and link to portfolio to Richard Crang r-crang@life.illinois.edu by February 2, 2015

Simpler projects will pay $200; more complex ones will pay up to $500.

Freelance Video Editor Needed

January 27, 2015

University of Michigan’s Barger Leadership Institute is looking for a talented art student involved in film to assemble and edit video footage to create a short promotional video for the leadership institute’s website. 

Please email Grace Hilbert (ghilbert@umich.edu) with your resume and a link to portfolio or a example of a past film project by February 9, 2015

Compensation to be negotiated

Videographer Wanted

January 26, 2015

The project at hand is a video editing a filming opportunity for crowdfunding and introductory purposes for the startup Medío, a peer-to-peer food delivery service and diet tracking mobile application company. Our startup is seeking a passionate videographer to help shoot our crowdfunding video.

Please submit a resume, link to portfolio, and develop a proposed storyboard for a successful introductory/crowdfunding video (make reference to the videos from Kickstarter and Indiegogo) to rogreen@umich.edu by Sunday February 1 at 5:00PM

The position is paid ($150) and the videographer will have full creative control! The shoot should only last up to 2hrs.

Graphic Design Internsip with Walker Sands Communications (Chicago)

January 26, 2015

Walker Sands Communications, a growing marketing agency, is seeking a full-time Graphic Design Intern for this paid position in our downtown Chicago office located in the Loop. We are looking for someone with some design experience, preferably a student in his or her junior or senior year of college.

See Career Center Connector for full details

Categories: Internship

Freelance UX Design

January 26, 2015

Arbor Insight is looking for You:

-Think mobile applications can and should be beautiful in their simplicity
-Are creative and appreciate the power of collaboration
-Have a solid foundation in mobile user experience and interaction design, with a focus on the practical
-Are able to contribute best practices, work with modest direction and deliver on time

See Career Center Connector for full details

Categories: Freelance: Design

Full Time Graphic Design

January 26, 2015

Scranton Gillette Communications, a leader in business to business communications is starting the recruiting process for a full-time Graphic Designer at our corporate headquarters in Arlington Heights, Illinois. We reach over 1 million professionals over all communication platforms - print, electronic, web, custom, live and virtual events - through our seven business units.

The Graphic Designer is responsible for design page layouts for various publications, design artwork for articles/departments, coordinate with production manager on ad/editorial placement, and assist other editorial and production personnel through layout and proofreading cycles.

See full details on Career Center Connector

Categories: Full Time

Photographers Wanted

January 26, 2015

The Center for Campus Involvemnet has an upcoming project titled Change Our World, a 4-day campaign geared to start the conversation among classmates, friends, student organizations and the like about how one can make an impact within the UM community, Ann Arbor, the state of Michigan, and the world.  Any action, big or small, can begin and continue the ripple effect of positive works within our community.  Join us to be inspired by acts of kindness and genuine passions, and to explore and discuss how YOU can work towards positive change beginning March 16th through March 19th!  As part of this campaign, we are organizing the Touching Strangers project

For this project we are seeking a few students who are proficient in photography/post-processing.

The tentative dates are as follows: March 9 - March 11. There will be a 1-1.5hr session in the morning (around 9.30am-11am) and 1-1.5hr session in the afternoon (around 2.30pm-4pm) held at various locations throughout campus. There will be a short briefing session where more details will be provided to photographers who come on board.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out this form.

Questions?  Please contact Ryan Mak ryanmak@umich.edu

Call for Art, Women’s History Month Exhibit

January 23, 2015

In March, the Michigan League will be hosting a Women’s History Month Exhibit. As you may know, the League was originally the Women’s League in 1890 designed to foster social interaction and community among female students. We are hoping to honor that legacy through art and hope your work may do just that.

Any photographs, paintings, or drawings that somehow celebrates women is eligible for submission. Your art piece must be able to be hung from a wall by wire, etc. If you are interested in exhibiting your work, please fill out this form by Wednesday, February 18th. Also (as noted on the submission page), email pictures of your work to whmexhibit@gmail.com after submitting your form. We are limited on space, so we will accepted pieces as they come in if they align with the vision and goals of this exhibit. Early submission is suggested.

Categories: Call For Art

Design Internship with Mountain Labs

January 23, 2015

Mountain Labs is a Software-as-a-Service company based in Ann Arbor, MI that was started by University of Michigan students. Our mission is to simplify healthcare research by creating efficient, secure, and cost-effective technologies for researchers and medical professionals worldwide. We take design seriously, and it is an essential part of our software and marketing materials. We are looking for a part-time Graphic Design Intern to create visually stunning, yet easily understandable graphics for web and print.  Click here for more information about our software, Symport

Interested students should submit their resume and a link to their portfolio to careers@mntnlabs.com by March 1, 2015

Compensation will vary based on experience.

Click here for full details

Categories: Internship

Illustration/Graphic Novel Contest

January 22, 2015

Guidelines:

Use your creativity and be inspired by the story Majnun and Layla. U-M Ann Arbor or Dearborn students are encouraged to create a one-page illustration or one-page graphic novel story based on their interpretation and inspiration from the classic Persian love story Majnun and Layla by Nizami. No need to read the book!

$500 1st prize
$300 2nd prize
$200 3rd prize

Click here for full details

Categories: Contest

Design Intern for Sleeping Bear Press

January 22, 2015

Sleeping Bear Press, located in Ann Arbor, is looking for a qualified intern to join our production and design team. Our department produces high quality work in the children’s picture book trade and school/library market. We are seeking an intern who can participate in various projects to support the current production/design team.

This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of the book publishing market. This is a paid 3-4 month internship that will require a minimum of 20 hours per week, starting April 1st.

Candidates should submit a resume that includes software proficiency and have samples of their work for review via web or email. Deadline for submissions is February 16th.

Please send submissions to jennifer.bacheller@sleepingbearpress.com.

Please no phone inquiries.

Categories: Internship, Part Time

Call for Art

January 21, 2015

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center is now accepting submissions for its 10th annual art show, rEVOLUTION: Making Art for Change.

Themes of the show are GENDER, SEXISM, SEXUAL VIOLENCE, EMPOWERMENT.

Art of any medium is welcome, including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, spoken word, poetry.

Please e-mail submissions to artrevolution@umich.edu by March 1st, 2015.

Categories: Call For Art

Calling All Artists!

January 21, 2015

MUSIC Matters & MPowered Entrepreneurship present: The Art Project at SpringFest
University of Michigan Diag, April 17, 2015.

We’re looking for the most talented student artists and designers out there to help us put on an amazing outdoor gallery.  SpringFest attracts 8,000+ people and showcases performances, presentations and booths from 100+ student organizations. The application deadline is March 20, 2015. You will hear back from us by March 27, 2015.

Click here to submit for the show

$50,000 for Sustainability Project

January 21, 2015

Do you have an idea to help protect the environment and enhance quality of life for current and future generations? If so, then consider entering the Dow Distinguished Awards for Interdisciplinary Sustainability competition, which provides up to $5,000 in “seed money” to pursue a collaborative project, and up to $50,000 for full implementation.

Click here for more details

Categories: Contest

Work Study positions available in the Stamps Print Media’s Computer Lab

January 21, 2015

Applicants must be available for one of the following shifts:

Tue-Thu:  8:00am-12:00pm
Tue-Thu:  1:00pm-5:00pm

The student should be familiar with Photoshop software. All other training will be provided. Duties include assisting Stamps students using the Epson inkjet printers in the lab to print their assignments following suggested procedures. Other tasks include maintaining equipment in the lab (change inkjet cartridges as needed, perform cleaning-cycles on printers, etc), occasionally helping students check out AV equipment, and providing assistance to the coordinator where needed.  All training for expected tasks will be provided by the coordinator.

Payrate is $10/hr.

Please contact Matthew Pritchard (mpritchard@umuch.edu)

Categories: Part Time, Work Study