Graphic Design Internship

THREAD/THREAD for ART is seeking candidates for a multi-faceted,
fast-paced Graphic Design Internship.

THREAD and THREAD for ART were cofounded by a curator and a graphic designer driven to explore innovative and provocative combinations of art, design, and business. Passionate about helping artists and providing new platforms for disseminating art, they developed an economically self-sustaining business model that utilizes profit entities to fuel not-for-profit endeavors. The joint mission of THREAD and THREAD for ART is to provide professional opportunities for artists, to bridge the gap between artists and the arts-interested public, and to shift current perceptions about contemporary art and design.

This internship is open to students working on their degree in graphic design. It is an unpaid position, consisting of 15-20 hours per week for a 6-month term and can be repeated or expanded.

The position involves:  
  • Assisting the Director of Design with the production and design details of all THREAD materials, including but not limited to identities, publications, brochures, announcements, advertisements, posters, promotional materials, websites etc.
  • Assembling pre-production materials, scanning images, attending to vendors and clients, updating design files, and managing volunteers.
  • Providing administrative office support, including file and database management, telephone and office reception, and other office-related tasks.
  • Conducting research on clients, designers, publications, and other design-related activities.
  • Preparation of correspondence, files, and other documents.
Candidates should have:  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be analytical, work well with people, work independently and take initiative.
  • Proficiency with design programs, i.e.: Quark, InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Page Maker
  • Thorough, accurate, organized and efficient work habits.
  • Capacity to work under tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects.
Please email letters of interest and resumes to
Subject line: Graphic Design Internship


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