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Spring 2018: Urban Views RVA - Graphic Designer

Dec 13, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Public Relations internships

Urban Views celebrates and explores the lives, work, achievements, and leisure accomplishments of the African American community of Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding region. We strive to raise the profiles of the many people who make Richmond a vibrant community. Urban Views has published a print product weekly for the last ten years that was distributed throughout the Greater Richmond area. We have ended the printed product and are now 100% online.

Summary of Position
We are looking for a creative graphic designer who will work on digital marketing content,
including ads, social media material, and web design. The graphic designer will work
remotely and independently to deliver high-quality and engaging content for the company.
The ideal candidate will also have an understanding of digital marketing and will have
handled creative material for traditional and digital campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics, and layouts
• Create display ads
• Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn,
Google+, Snapchat, YouTube, the company website, and various other platforms

Skills & Qualifications:
• Deep knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop,
and/or InDesign.
• Graphic Design & Layout Skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to accomplish tasks with limited supervision

Compensation
Unpaid. Able to earn course credit hours consistent with college’s standards.

Email resume and cover letter to: Ervin Clarke publisher@urbanviewsweekly.com