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Graphic Design Internship

Control Arms

Graphic Design Internship
New York City, NY Internship Unpaid

Compensation

Lunch and Transportation stipend

Description

Control Arms is a global civil society alliance that works towards a safer world where the international arms trade is properly controlled. Over the past decade, Control Arms has mobilized millions of people in countries around the world to affect policy change in support of the UN Arms Trade Treaty.

We are looking for a Graphic Design Intern to support the Control Arms team by creating and updating resources and materials and brainstorming new ideas.

  • Assist in the design of outreach materials and content for a variety of social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, as well as for the Control Arms website
  • Help produce campaign materials such as graphics, ads, newsletters, postcards, etc for use in UN actions, campaign stunts, events, etc
  • Create and edit videos and clips
  • Assist with updating website content

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill in graphic design and video editing
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Academic background in Graphic Design, Digital and Multimedia Communications, Web Design, New Media, Marketing, or other related fields
  • Working towards a BA or certificate from a Fine Arts program/Graphic Design school
  • Comfortable working on several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to produce high-quality graphics content quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Superior attention to detail; organizational skills
  • Effective team player with the ability to think and work independently
  • Ability to apply a common design to different outreach materials and formats, especially under short deadlines
  • Fluent in English
  • Passion for social media and its potential as a campaign and advocacy tool
  • Affinity with Control Arms' goals and objectives

About Us

Control Arms is a global civil society alliance working towards better international arms control by promoting the universalization and implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty.