A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3)non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.
We are seeking a Volunteer Graphic Designer who can commit 150 total hours over 3 months. We encourageundergraduate and graduate students seeking a for credit internship or fellowship to apply
Skill requirements: Very well trained in CS6 or earlier, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Working knowledge of Excel, outlook, word, and Powerpoint. Knowledge and use of keyboard shortcuts and how to do tasks the fastest way. Knowledge of HTML programming is a plus, but not required.
Responsibilities: Working in Photoshop to create layouts, CADS, and design web graphics, Working in Illustrator to create vector objects, print files, and marketing materials. Working in InDesign to create automatic catalogs and other materials. Working with Excel and outlook to update spreadsheets, schedule meetings, answer emails.
Position requirements: Detail oriented, organized, and a quick learner Follows instructions and completes projects in a timely matter. Work with minimal supervision, a proactive problem solver. Excellent references, grades, & portfolio (even a student portfolio) are required.