Career Opportunities

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Freelance: Art and Design

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.

Photographer Wanted

January 30, 2015

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is opening a restaurant in Ann Arbor in the Spring of 2015.  We are exploring a project that would involve creating great photography illuminating Ann Arbor’s culture, ideation, technology, human science and entrepreneurism – to be displayed on the walls of our new restaurant.

Please send resume and link to your portfolio to Eve Moretti; by Feb. 16, 2015, 5 p.m.

Compensation is $4,000.00; full & unlimited rights must be granted to Ruth’s Chris.  Project would involve up to 20 finished and edited images, selected by a committee.

Quick Turn Around Poster Design

January 29, 2015

Human Rights Through Education (HRTE) is seeking someone experienced in graphic design to create an eye-catching poster for our next event.

This poster is needed as soon as possible, therefore, we are looking for someone who can work quickly and efficiently.

Please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to Marianna Yamamoto at ASAP

Compensation is available upon the completion of the project.

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

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

Freelance Graphic Design

January 20, 2015

Vayu, a startup based out of Willow Run Airport in neighboring Ypsilant, MI is looking to contract a graphic designer who can help edit / revise the company’s pitch deck. Current pitch deck is a 20-page PPT. The company would like to reduce the length to approximately 12 slides, with small changes to each one and the creation of 2-3 entirely new slides. A strong background in graphic design /  visual communication is a must. Job is expected to take 5-10 hours.

Compensation of $250 with a potential bonus if work is exceptional.

If interested send a link or PDF resume / portfolio to

Graphic Designer for the Michigan Daily

January 20, 2015

The Michigan Daily is looking for a student who would be working in the business department creating ads for the newspaper. The applicant should be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and be able to work Winter term as well as over the summer.

Submit resumes to

Freelance Website Design

January 19, 2015

Musician and artist Jesse Richards is seeking a student to design and code two interactive websites.

The first website is for a Sculpture Park, and will integrate a virtual gallery, music, video, graphics and text.  The second website is for a multimedia-musical, and will integrate music, music videos, images, graphics and text.  Successful candidate must have artistic vision and think outside of the box, yet be grounded in all the skills necessary to create educational, inspirational, and unique websites.  This is an excellent opportunity for a student looking to build her/his portfolio.

We are a non-profit organization with a limited budget and compensation will be determined by the project.

Please send resume and link to your portfolio to