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Graphic Design & Copy Editing Assistant –Community Partnerships Center

Job Description: 

The Community Partnerships Center at Roger Williams University delivers project-based design and preservation services to organizations and municipalities in local and regional communities. These community partnerships broaden and deepen the academic experiences of RWU students by allowing them to work on real-world projects, collaborating with residents and citizens.

Student will assist the staff at the Community Partnerships Center with various graphic design tasks throughout the academic year, including, but not limited to: creating final product books for project partners, designing production materials for participating courses, designing other items as necessary.  Students should have experience in graphic design, writing, and copy editing.

Student should be entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate years. Student should have experience in writing, copy editing, graphic design, and photography. Students should have a positive attitude and be comfortable working in both independent and team settings.  Students should be comfortable working in a professional setting and be able to adhere to guidelines and schedules.  Students should have strong written and oral communication skills, be well organized, and work well in a high-energy, fast paced environment.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and digital copy (PDF) of your design portfolio, a letter of recommendation or the contact information for two references. All items will be considered when reviewing candidates for this position.

Special Skills: 
Experience in graphic design using InDesign
Photoshop and the Adobe Suite products
Experience in website design and development is also valuable
Academic Major Preferred: 
Graphic Design
Marketing
Communication
Website Development
Department Information
Contact Name: 
Stephany Hessler
Department: 
Community Partnerships Center
Phone Number: 
401-254-5211
email: 
shessler@rwu.edu
Starting Date: 
July 1st, 2013