Career Opportunities

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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 by February 2, 2015

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

Product Design/Prototype/Development Intern

January 28, 2015

Alpha Information Systems, Inc. is seeking candidates that are interested in developing ideas into real-world products. The Intern will develop conceptual drawings/images/storyboards into designs for prototyping. Prototype design will be 3D-printable. Intern will field-test prototype for usability and effectiveness, and refine design accordingly. Once prototype is reliably functional, intern will get customer feedback/validation thru further field testing with real customers.

Educational Goals

Gain real experience in prototype development of an actual durable product

Further experience using 3D modeling software to develop prototype design

Gain experience working in a virtual space, remote from employer’s physical location

Further experience improving communication skills

Expected Outcomes

Understanding of the prototyping process from concept to customer validation

Development/production of high quality, 3D-printable designs

Field tested/refined and customer-validated product prototype

Interested students must submit their resume and link to portfolio to David Eaton   Deadline for application is 2/6/2015.

Graphic Artist/Designer for Wonderfool Productions

January 28, 2015

Outrageously fun creative graphic artist wanted to design fresh, original marketing materials to promote Ann Arbor town/gown public art events. Candidate should be capable of managing multiple design projects, from idea conception through product delivery. Possible innovative designs will be used on T-shirts, digital ads (billboards!), video marketing, novelty product labels, off-the-wall “business cards”, and other zany promotional event-related materials.

Ability to think outside the box a must! Successful candidate can look forward to working independently, while being supported by a team-oriented, friendly, and creative environment. Must be fluent in social media. Must be organized and efficient. Part-time Work-study student preferred. Ability to start immediately.

Please send links to your past/current work with a brief description of why you want this job and what you think makes you the ideal candidate for this position to


Categories: Part Time, Work Study

National Geographic Design Intern Program

January 27, 2015

We are looking for students with a strong background in design who are enrolled in their junior or senior year at US colleges and universities.  The National Geographic Society is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce.  Members of minority groups and candidates with varied cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

This is a paid, 8 week internship.

Please email to request an application.  Submission deadline is February 27, 2015 and applicants will be notified by March 27, 2015.

Categories: Internship

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 ( 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 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

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 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 by March 1, 2015

Compensation will vary based on experience.

Click here for full details

Categories: Internship

Illustration/Graphic Novel Contest

January 22, 2015


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

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.


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

Please e-mail submissions to by March 1st, 2015.

Categories: Call For Art