Career Opportunities

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Designers for Panasonic Automotive

March 23, 2018 • Full Time

Panasonic Automotive is seeking creative individuals to design and execute designs supporting the development of new and compelling user experiences related to the cockpit electronics portion of the Vehicle.  Candidate will work in collaboration with the Innovation Team at Panasonic Automotive to develop unique UX solutions for a variety of car brands and internal concepts.

UI designer:
§  Have basic understanding of user-centric design process

§  Stay up-to-date with the latest UI / Mobility trends, techniques, and technologies

§  Collaborate with UX designers and team members to solve problems, define and implement innovative UI solutions for next gen Mobility use cases in and outside of vehicle.

§  Conceptualize original UI ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness

§  Build UI prototypes, conduct user research, and evaluate user feedback

§  Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering

§  Create wireframes, user flows, and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas to SW development team

§  Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

§  Deliver and present designs and solutions to various stakeholders

3D /Industrial designer (+ animation):

§  Stay up-to-date with the latest design, Mobility trends, techniques, and technologies

§  Collaborate with the team members to solve problems, define and implement innovative solutions for next gen Mobility use cases in and outside of vehicle.

§  Have basic understanding of UX and user-centric design process

§  Conceptualize original designs, draw sketches, and develop storyboards

§  Design and creation of HMI Graphics/3D models using 3D engine software such as Maya (or similar 3-d animation software)

§  Deliver and present 3D generated content to be integrated into other Open GL software such as Kanzi, Unity, Android auto and other software suite.

§  Have general techniques for HMI practices such as animation and transitions

Please send resume and link to portfolio to Sachiko Kobayashi

2 Opportunities with Sweet Heather Anne

March 23, 2018 • Full Time, Internship, Part Time

Sweet Heather Anne is a custom cake boutique in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Our desserts are hand-crafted with local ingredients and an artistic eye.  We specialize in sculptural event cakes, unique buttercream cakes, and small bites to accompany them.  We are passionate about design, and work hard to keep pushing the boundaries of our craft.

Baking and Decorating Assistant

We are seeking a new member of our team.  While it would be ideal that our new baking and decorating assistant has kitchen experience, an inclination towards art, and an enthusiasm for baking, above all we’re looking for a motivated, creative problem-solver that will pitch-in when needed and wants to grow with the company.

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Baking Intern

We are seeking a baking intern for the 2018 Wedding Season.  This intern will work closely with Heather and our head baker to execute our weekly dessert orders.  While baking experience is a plus, this position is great for anyone who is eager to work hard and learn the basics of baking in a professional bakery.

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Design Internship with INVNT

March 23, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

INVNT is looking for a graphic design undergraduate junior or senior who wants to elevate their design capabilities. The selected individual must be a highly creative, collaborative, resourceful and reliable team player who is looking to learn and flourish in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial agency setting.

Masters-level students and recent graduates may also apply. This is a May-August 2018 internship with a possible extension through fall of 2018.

Complete posting is available on Handshake

Please apply via Handshake by April 27, 2018

Science Gallery Lab Detroit

March 20, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

Science Gallery Lab Detroit is a brand new initiative featuring experiences aimed at 15-25 year olds that are connective, participative, surprising, and that blend art, science and technology.

So if you love talking about the collisions between art and science consider joining our mediator team! We are currently searching for mediators for HUSTLE, our summer 2018 exhibition.

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This is a temporary position, and the time of employment will be from May 15 - September 15, 2018. Mediators will be paid $15 per hour, and can expect to work 4-8 hour shifts per day, and between 10 to 29 hours/week

Graphic Design Internship with HealthCare DME

March 19, 2018 • Internship

HealthCare DME is seeking a summer intern.

The selected intern will, under supervision, design and create various electronic and paper documents. Assist staff with managing and creating a portfolio of marketing materials, instruction manual catalog and technical drawings. Interns will also help with managing company’s web page.

To apply: Please email a resume to also include a link to a portfolio by June 30, 2018

This is an unpaid internship and, if qualified, the student may earn college credit.

Graphic Design Internship

March 15, 2018 • Internship

Student Life Auxiliary Marketing and Communications, now located on north campus, is currently interviewing enrolled students in Stamps School of Art and Design for:

Spring/Summer Terms Full-Time Graphic Design Positions
This is a paid position with the opportunity to receive academic credit.

Candidates must be current sophomores or juniors (not May graduating seniors) who have completed a course in Typography, along with other graphic design classes.

To apply: Please e-mail your resume, including a list of design courses you have taken, to Lisa Bartlett,

Call for Art: The Pierpont Commons

March 14, 2018 • Call For Art

Do you want your masterpiece displayed in Pierpont Commons for all North Campus to see?  This is an especially good time since the Michigan Union will be closed for the next 2 years and this closure will vastly increase visitors to North Campus for orientations and other events.

The Pierpont Commons is seeking new student art to display throughout the building. All media is eligible for consideration.

You can apply by emailing images and descriptions of your work to by April 4, 2018.

If the Committee chooses your work, you will be contacted regarding the venue and the duration it will be displayed.

Please contact us with any questions!

Production Assistant for Parvum Opus

March 13, 2018 • Part Time

Parvum Opus is a paper studio specializing in bespoke desk and home furnishings, shipped to clients across the US and Europe. Our business is growing and we’re seeking help from individuals experienced in the book arts and meticulous in their craft to assist in fabricating our line of desk accessories and decorative objects. 

Must be experienced with bookbinding and box-making.

Our studio is located in Birmingham, MI and we’d be looking for help one to two days per week to start.

To see our work and the types of pieces you’d be building, please visit or take a peek at our work on Instagram:

To apply, please send an email with your contact information, resume and work experience to the attention of Erika Stefanutti at

Pay is $18/hour

Graphic Designer for Center for Socially Engaged Design

March 13, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

The Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-­SED) seeks a student skilled in graphic design and information visualization to help us convey our mission, values, and services in print and web content that aligns with our brand identity.

The graphic design and information visualization intern will support the C-SED team with a variety of projects that vary in scope and deadline.  The student will work with the C­-SED Assistant Director to align work with the C-SED brand identity. 

Examples of past projects include promotional postcards about C-SED services, graphics to visualize metrics, large format posters, templates for newsletters and PowerPoint presentations, and digital screen signage.  Current branding and information about the Center may be viewed on our website:

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Artist Residency in Columbus, OH

March 12, 2018 • Call For Art, Fellowships

Deadline for Applications: March 25, 11pm
Residency month: April, May, or June 2018

The Burke Artist Residency Award (BARA) is a one-month residency scholarship at Second Sight in Franklinton. Second Sight is a community-based visual arts organization. Their mission is to encourage experimentation, foster imagination, and spark conversation.

ELIGIBILITY: Awarded applicant will be female/female-identifying/non-gender conforming, and strong preference given to artists of color or indigenous background. Eligibility will also favor time-based or new media works or practices.

APPLICATION: To be considered for this residency-month scholarship, please send CV, website link and EITHER 4 links to video documentation (the committee will only view the first 5 minutes of any submitted video) OR 6-8 images of past work relevant to your practice.

Send to:

Graphic Design Summer Intern | Office of Academic Innovation

March 12, 2018 • Internship

The Office of Academic Innovation is seeking a talented, energetic, and inquisitive Graphic Design Intern to join our Marketing Communications Team.

This position will play a leading role in creating effective and engaging graphic design elements for a variety of Academic Innovation marketing and communications efforts. Projects may include logo design, brand style guides, print handout/collateral design and creation, poster design and creation, digital advertising design, social media assets, and other efforts that support the mission and activities of the Office of Academic Innovation. Additional opportunities are available to strategize, create, and analyze social media in support of the broad portfolio of initiatives across Academic Innovation.

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Photographer needed for Ann Arbor/Brighton Wedding in July 2018

March 9, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Student photographer wanted to photograph wedding ceremony and reception in July 2018. Couple is seeking a friendly and joyful individual who has a good eye. Wedding Photography experience not necessary, but student should have example images to demonstrate their skills/ability/passion. Total time commitment would be 8-10 hours on the day of the event, and up to 8-10 hours of post-production.

Please submit a resume and portfolio for consideration to Rose Cersonsky at by April 10, 2018

On-site: $25-30/hour for 8-10 hours
Post-production: $15-20/hour for up to 8-10 hours

Opportunities with Nostrum Engergy

March 8, 2018 • Full Time, Internship, Part Time


Nostrum Energy, LLC is looking for a bright, outgoing student to help with marketing and advertising needs for the summer. Join us in organizing marketing events, including one of the biggest automotive trade shows in North America. This internship provides skill-building opportunities in marketing and event planning, real-world experience in the creative field, and the potential to travel.

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Full Time Marketing & Sales Specialist

The Marketing & Sales Specialist will be responsible for leading the marketing strategy and customer engagement process. This shall include digital media, sales brochures, web-site content, product briefs, social media management, presentations and manuscripts as well as automotive product relevant photos, instructional videos, diagrams, illustrations, audio and text copy. Specialist will also be responsible for lead management, media management, including e-marketing, social media channels, web-sites management ( ), events, and industry trade shows (SEMA, PRI, Engine Expo).

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March 6, 2018 • Call For Art

Entry forms for the 2018 edition of the annual Saginaw Township State of the Arts Exhibition are now available.

This annual event is hosted by the Saginaw Township Art In Public Places Committee. This is a juried exhibition with cash prizes totaling approximately $4,000 underwritten by a variety of local, regional and statewide sponsors.

Registration is open to all Michigan artists, 18 years or older, working in all media, except photography and digital imagery. The registration deadline is April 6, 2018, post marked the deadline date.

Artists must submit their art work for jurying on Friday, April 13th or Saturday, April 14th (12-5 pm), or earlier by appointment.

The Art Exhibit will commence on April 22nd with the Exhibition to run through May 25th.

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Call for Art:  Williamston ArtFest

March 5, 2018 • Call For Art

The Williamston ArtFest is seeking artists for this year’s event on July 28, 2018.

Artists will participate in a day-long festival which includes music and dance in McCormick Park on the beautiful Red Cedar River, one block north of the downtown Williamston intersection. Additionally, there will be a children’s activity area, demonstrations and shady areas for just enjoying the atmosphere. Williamston’s McCormick Park has been redesigned to be handicapped accessible and boasts a band shell, blacktopped paths, rain garden, permanent ash wood sculptures and designated recreational areas. This festival attracts art patrons from all over Mid-Michigan.

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