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Graphic Designer for a nonprofit

Here at Y STEM and Chess Inc., a nonprofit, Our mission is to empower underserved and at-risk children with an opportunity to pursue STEM careers and change their life trajectories. Teaching underserved children Chess, Math, and Computer Science to empower them to pursue STEM majors/professions with the support of professionals. We are hiring a Content Writer to help us keep growing. Y STEM and Chess Inc. is an excellent place to grow your career if you're dedicated and ambitious. This is an unpaid volunteer internship. Don't hesitate to apply.
Graphic designers/artists design graphics in media products such as magazines, labels, advertising, and signage. Typical activities include:
  • Liaising with the founder to determine their requirements and budget
  • Managing Founder proposals from typesetting through to design, print, and production
  • Working with the Founder, briefing and advising them about design style, format, print production, and timescales
  • Developing concepts, graphics, and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites
  • Determining the size and arrangement of copy and illustrative material, as well as font style and size
  • Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required
  • Liaising with external printers regularly to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.

Graphic designers work mainly nine-to-five, but deadlines may require working additional hours. Opportunities for graphic designers exist in cities throughout the country, although freelance designers can work from home.

Critical skills for graphic designers
  • Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Professional approach to time, costs, and deadlines

Contact me with a resume:
Devin T. Nakano
Founder, President, and Executive Director
Y STEM and Chess Inc.
208 996 5071

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