TCNJ Art & Art History

The College of New Jersey Department of Art and Art History is committed to providing programs of study which develop a high level of conceptual and technical ability, resources beyond the studio for a broader education in the arts, exposure to and understanding of electronic media and methods of communication, and a balance between a demanding course of professional study and a liberal arts education.
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A new up-and-coming gallery space has opened in downtown Flemington, NJ (about 30 minutes north of TCNJ). There will be an  Art Show and Open House on Saturday, August 23rd at 4:30pm. 


If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please email  flemingtonDIY@gmail.com to reserve your table! They are asking for a small donation of $20 to set up a table for the evening -  that money goes back into running the space and they keep $0 of what you make that night!

Here is the event on facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1496565913918360/?ref=22

MISSION STATEMENT
FLEMINGTON DIY (Do It Yourself) is an organization whose mission is to inspire social change by fostering and cultivating projects that connect the local community with musicians and artists in Flemington. With the Ninety Main Project, we seek to provide a safe and creative space for the community to engage with a burgeoning local arts scene. In maintaining such a space, we strive to provide production facilities to locally-based artists in tandem with coordinating arts-based programs and events.

Flemington DIY
90 Main St.
Flemington, NJ

Dear Design Students,

Fifth Room Creative is currently looking for a new graphic design intern to join our team and gain real-world experience in the graphic design field. We are looking for a passionate, creative student to contribute to our brand and work with our clients.

We would prefer you meet the following qualifications:

   -Pursuing a degree in either Graphic Design, Web Design, Fine Arts or
   related field at an accredited university

  - Portfolio of recent classwork or experience; digital experience
   preferred but not required if your portfolio shows strong, related visual
   design potential
  
  - Interest in pursuing a career in graphic design/ advertising
  
   -Working knowledge of Mac OS, Photoshop and Illustrator
  
   -Team player with a great attitude
  
  - Organized and committed
  
   -Not allergic to dogs

To view more detail about the internship please visit
http://fifthroomcreative.com/contact-us/join-us/#intern

Please visit the website http://fifthroomcreative.com/ to learn more about
us and what we do.

If you have any questions or you are ready to send us your portfolio please email us at info@fifthroomcreative.com (Note: Resumes are not required, but please send us a letter of intent with your skill set. Samples of your work are required, we would prefer an online portfolio link.)

Fifth Room Creative is an award-winning full service graphic design agency located in Denville, NJ. We provide killer creative marketing solutions to businesses of all sizes across multiple industries. Our core service is high-end creativity, and we deliver that in the following ways: Logo and Brand Development, Marketing Collateral and Stationary Design, Print and Web Design, Web Application Development, Interactive Design, HTML Email Marketing, Advertising Design and Creative Consulting.

On-campus student worker position available immediately for fall – spring and summer. Job #5368 on the Career Services database.

Job description:
Designer will work on print publications, and some graphics for the web.
Mostly publications work. Mostly production work, with some creative
design. Tasks include: updating archival documents, by editing text,
changing photos, colors, layout, etc. Preparing photos for print,
preparing documents for print. Types of projects include: brochures,
posters, direct mail, postcards, invitations, ads, graphics for
specialty items, web graphics for e-mail and FaceBook, etc.

Job Requirements:
Meticulous attention to detail, and ability to follow directions and
work quickly and accurately a must. Must be able to use good design
judgment while under pressure of fast turnaround. Candidate must be
proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop on the Mac platform.
Quark skills a plus, but not essential. Experience with Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint helpful. Prior experience at an internship, design firm, or
printer, a plus. Minimum GPA of 3.5 in graphic design courses. Sophomore level OK, junior or senior preferred. Portfolio to be presented at job interview. Portfolio should consist of layouts, typography, and logos NOT illustrations, photos, or fine art.

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Description:
Green Room Creative, a division of Green Room Communications, is looking for a driven, detail oriented candidate that is interested in joining our team as a Graphic Design Intern. The program provides interns with hands-on experience working as part of an agency creative team. The position is paid and/or interns may be able to receive course credit as determined by their university/college. The position requires approximately 10-15 hours per week; flexible hours are available to align with school and other work schedules. Interns are required to bring their own computer, installed with the appropriate software (MacBook preferred).


Credentials and Experience:
• College student currently studying Graphic Design or a related field
• Interest and/or experience in healthcare and/or communications is a plus


Essential Skills:
• Exhibits a professional demeanor
• Possesses solid communication skills: verbal, written and visual
• Manages time effectively and is able to meet deadlines
• Demonstrates organizational skills, ability to multi-task and balance priorities
• Listens carefully to directions, takes notes when necessary and is proactive about seeking additional information/clarification
• Pays attention to detail and is dedicated to producing quality work
• Knowledge of Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Knowledge of Basecamp, Google Apps, Prezi and font management is a plus


Roles and Responsibilities:
• Design and develop materials such as PowerPoint and Word templates
logos, infographics, stationery, ads, posters, banners, brochures, e-blasts, web banners, newsletters and promotional materials
• Participate in designing campaigns for clients and demonstrating a working knowledge of client brand guidelines
• Conduct production activities such as binding books, laminating, image research, silhouettes, comp making, and other production activities
• Provide organizational and administrative support, ordering supplies, stock photo purchasing and billing, materials research and other administrative activities

About Green Room Communications:
Green Room Communications is a hybrid agency, focusing primarily on serving clients in the pharmaceutical industry that brings together the experience and results of a larger agency with the customer service and personalization of a boutique firm. Core teams of solid public relations and media experts collaborate with graphic designers to assess client needs and build customized “dream teams” tailored to achieve flawless execution.

Please send your portfolio, resume and cover letter to creative@greenroompr.com

Agency Overview:

Morello+Company is a strategic design and integrated marketing agency located in Butler NJ. We provide strategy, planning and communication collateral for brands and services across a variety of industry categories. We are currently seeking a design intern who is available to work in our studio 2-3 days a week. The internship will offer a range of responsibilities including design, production, administrative, comping and general support for the design team. This is a great opportunity for a young designer to work with a variety of senior-level creatives.

Eligibility Requirements:

- Available 2-3 full days per week (approx. 9am-5pm), hours and days are flexible

- Should be competent in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)

- General comping skills are necessary

- Knowledge of web development technologies like HTML, CSS are a plus but not required

- Candidates should be eager to learn and exchange ideas, and have a passionate and interest

   in design and marketing

- Outgoing personality and a great attitude and energy is a mandate :-)

Additional Information:

- This is a paid internship

- Duration of internship is flexible

- Internship can be for credit, if student has an opportunity to do so

Contact Information:

All candidates should send a resume and samples of your work for consideration to:

Paul J Cirigliano, Creative Director

e: paul@morellodesign.com

d: 973-283-0006 x13

Artist EdE Sinkovics is looking for a creative and motivated student who wants to build their portfolio and gain hands-on work experience. You are an energetic artist with a passion for green design/art. You enjoy designing interiors, sculptures, products, fashion accessories, and are comfortable with your skills to execute your designs.

EdE Sinkovics is an artist visiting from Hungary currently working with TerraCycle , Inc., to create beautiful art out of waste and garbage. Examples include sculptures and paintings made out of cork, old toothpaste tubes, cigarette butts, plastic bottles, and many other waste materials. Examples of his work can be found at http://www.saatchiart.com/EdE and https://www.facebook.com/SinkovicsEdE.

You will be working at the TerraCycle office located in Trenton, NJ. The internship is unpaid but you will gain valuable first hand experience working side by side with artist EdE Sinkvoics. The internship will last two weeks, beginning ASAP. However, dates and times are flexible and we welcome anyone who is interested in volunteering any time with this project.

Ideal Candidates:

HAVE A DESIGN/ART BACKGROUND. Preferably industrial or fashion design.

ARE COLLABORATIVE BUT SELF-DIRECTED. You enjoy brainstorming with fellow designers, but are independent and resourceful, requiring minimal guidance.

You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty, and understand that your role will span both high-level and low-level duties, with some responsibilities being less glamorous than others.

YOU KNOW WHAT UPCYCLING MEANS. You’re green-minded and think twice before throwing anything away considering it for an alternative use.

YOU CAN TRANSLATE YOUR IDEAS INTO REALITY. You should be generative and conceptual, and understand how to turn your vision into concrete outcomes. You are comfortable at various levels of concept development—from Sharpie sketches to Illustrator files.

YOU ARE A MASTER OF TOOLS, ALL KINDS OR WILLING TO LEARN. We use power tools, sewing machines, Adobe Illustrator and everything in between.

About TerraCycle:

Operating in 24 countries, TerraCycle (terracycle.com) is the world leader in the recycling of generally non-recyclable waste, such as pens, toothbrushes, candy wrappers, juice pouches and cigarette butts. We create collection and solution systems for anything that would otherwise be sent to landfill or incineration.

All interested applicants are to send a cover letter, resume and portfolio with the subject line “Art Internship” to Ede Sinkovics, at edesinkovics@yahoo.com.

Summer Student Worker level 4

Job ID 4981

Job Type On Campus Summer Jobs

Employer Sustainability Institute

Job Description

Graphic Design Intern:This position will be responsible for the design, layout, and editing of presentations, printed materials, and webpages for The Sustainability Institute in general and the Sustainable Jersey program in particular. Printed materials can include, but are not limited to reports, proposals, booklets, brochures, flyers, posters, and letterhead. Other program related administrative tasks may be assigned as needed.

Job Requirements

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Adobe In Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Knowledge of web and internet technology preferred. Must be detailed oriented, responsible and able to work independently. Resume and examples of prior work required.

Available Openings 1

Hours 15.0 to 20.0 hours per week

Time Frame Summer

Start Date Saturday, May 17, 2014

End Date Friday, August 22, 2014

Work Location Forcina Hall 384

Employer Dept ID: 1801

Employer Location

Please apply via the TCNJ Jobs portal.

Seeking a student photographer to shoot a wedding, taking place this August. The wedding will be on August 8, 2014 at “The Barn” at Perona Farms (www.peronafarms.com/wedding/new-jersey-barn-wedding) in Andover, NJ.

We are looking for someone who has a true passion for photography and the ability to capture many special candid moments. The student must have their own equipment and to be on site from 3pm-10pm. A delicious meal will be provided.

Any students interested in this opportunity, please contact me with samples of your work via email at amy.lauren.pinder@gmail.com. Rates negotiable and based on experience. 

Hello! 

We at “Artworks Trenton” are in search of enthusiastic individuals who would be interested in volunteering for this years epic 24 hour “Art All Night” event which we sponsor at the Historic Roebling Wire Works in Trenton. It includes 24 jam packed hours of creative madness ranging from artwork, live music, film, spoken word, kids crafts, interactive events, food trucks & more from Saturday June 21st @ 3pm until Sunday June 22nd @ 3pm. Here is a video covering last years event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4r6G7WafzI 

The event involves a great group of vastly talented people and we especially welcome and accommodate groups of volunteers who want to work at the same time. Volunteers will get a free T-shirt as well as the gratification of being a part of one of the largest art events in all of New Jersey. We are in need of 300 volunteers overall! Here is the Volunteer Sign Up Link with more information:  http://www.artworkstrenton.org/artallnight/volunteer.htm 

If you don’t have time to volunteer, then please encourage others to share with friends, attend the event, and support the local arts. Best of all, this event is FREE to attend! 

Also, please like the Event page on Facebook for regular updates (like what food trucks will be there!): 

https://www.facebook.com/aantrenton 

Please e-mail Volunteer Coordinator Anna Davenport at prettyunlimited@gmail.com if you have any questions. Thank you!