An internship with Cupcake Digital provides emerging Production Artist/Designers with hands-on, professional experience in an exciting creative digital studio. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to gain experience creating artwork on large-scale projects from the collaborative process to art production to marketing graphics.
Cupcake Digital is a new digital media company focused on the development of fun-filled, interactive storybook and game apps for kids and families. We work with major entertainment properties, including Bolder Media, the emmy award winning team behind the popular Nick Jr. TV series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” The successful partnership resulted in a top-ranked storybook app, Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, available on the Itunes and Android market. Cupcake Digital has scheduled a wide release of a robust suite of digital apps for 2013.
Primary responsibility is to execute art based on conceptual and visual direction. Interns will be working with creative leads across a wide range of app and web-related projects including app and website designs and development, banner campaigns, graphic user interfaces, style guides, and presentation materials. Current college students or recent college graduates who have completed course work or internships involving graphic design, vector illustration, and online media are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be available to spend at least three days per week at CD studio.
- 0-2 years of interactive web design experience
- A self-motivated individual with interest and experience in interactive design
- Diligent, detail-oriented, and able to follow direction well
- Strong skills in typography, graphic design, and layout
- Proficiency with industry-standard software and Adobe CS 4 applications such as PhotoShop and Illustrator a must
- Working knowledge of HTML, current development practices, and design trends
- Drawing/illustration skills highly desirable
Interns will assist with the development and execution of various concepts, in addition to individual design projects, and collaborate with the team on various tasks as needed. Must prioritize work and manage time effectively, meet deadlines and demonstrate reliability, partner with co-workers while being receptive to ideas of others, take direction and constructive feedback from creative team, deliver effective written and oral communication, exhibit enthusiasm for work, exhibit motivation to learn and build skills.
We are looking for an individual who is excited to bring to life a brand identity for a theme, story, or characters, and create a variety of layouts and artwork for development and marketing of our digital media properties. The graphic designer will work closely with the Creative Producer and Project Manger to create/re-touch artwork, maintain an organized archive of all assets (including images, video and typography) related to each digital property, create video content and assemble mock-ups.
To apply, please send a resume (including software knowledge), examples of work, and dates of availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.