Staff Member (Intern Site Supervisor): Brian Maya; Graphic Designer
Program/ Department: Communications
Specific Dates: Early/Mid January – Mid/Late April
Hours/Days per week: Varies, typically 8-12 hours a week.


Project/Job Description:

  • Create and execute print-ready layouts for advertising and event marketing including, but not limited to: brochures, posters and postcards based on templates and graphic standards.
  • Collaborate with the marketing director to develop new ideas into viable design concepts and template.
  • Optimize and create graphics for the web using Photoshop.
  • Document various events at the Museum, by video and still photography, as needed, including: Panels and talks, Openings, Artwork and Various educational programs.
  • Upload the files onto our servers and maintain a clear and consistent file structure. Must be willing to sign a release agreeing that all images taken of UMOCA related events over the course of internship are the property of the Museum.
  • Equipment will be provided, but the intern is welcome to use their own.
  • Intern may use designed collateral produced during their internship with UMOCA for self-promotion, but may not reproduce or sell images of art work or said collateral.

Specific Skills/Requirements:

Candidate must be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (movie editing knowledge is a plus) as well as an ability to use a digital camera and camcorder. Your work must show a good understanding of color, lighting, composition and design principles, and you must also have an independent, creative spirit that wants to learn from hands-on experience.


Additional Information:

Hours can also be split with Gallery Attending and Visitor Services Internships if the candidate needs more hours for credit than are available with design and documentation projects.