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Comic Book Artist

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Collaborate as the complete Comic Book Artist (penciling, inking, coloring) on a Comic I have written to submit to publishers. As the artist you will have lots of creative freedom, leeway and interpretation. The Comic is an Epic Fantasy/Swashbuckler tale for the fans of Pirates of the Caribbean, Sherlock Holmes and Game of Thrones.

 

Compensation:

Unpaid

 

Time Period:

11/1-7/1

 

How to Apply:

Email mjdegrandpre@yahoo.com and link me to some of your artwork.

 

Submission Deadline:

7/1

 

 

 

Student Book Graphic Designer

Company/Individual Name: Behind the Book
Business Description: Behind the Book’s mission is to motivate young people to become engaged readers by connecting them to contemporary writers and illustrators. We bring authors and their books into individual classrooms to build literacy skills, and create a community of life-long readers and writers. Our programs take place in NYC’s underserved public schools, are part of the class curricula and meet the Common Core Standards. We believe that every student deserves the freedom that comes from the ability to read and think independently.

In the midst of shrinking education budgets, Behind the Book (BtB) offers NYC students a refreshingly creative and empowering experience. Working with classes from Kindergarten through 12th grade, Behind the Book collaborates with each teacher to select a book and develop a curriculum unit that meets the specific needs of their class. We then bring in the author of the chosen book to teach a series of workshops that engage and inspire students and culminate in the publication of a writing project, such as an illustrated book, a school newspaper, or a short story anthology. Our innovative programs address the urgent need to engage children and youth with reading and writing as a first step towards life-long literacy.

Position Available: Student Book Graphic Designer
Job Duties/Responsibilities: Behind the Book is looking for volunteers to design and format the books produced by our students after working with our published authors.

Each project takes about 25 hours of time for a designer, spread over two or three weeks. Because we’re nearing the end of the school year, we need someone who is able to start right away.

While the volunteer can work from home, it is preferable that he/she live in or very near New York City. The volunteer will need to be proficient in InDesign. This opportunity is perfect for someone who has a passion for education and literacy, but also an eye for design and skill with computers.

Some examples of our student books:

http://behindthebook.org/gallery.html

If you live in NYC, you’re also invited to attend the Book Celebration Party for the class whose book you designed. You can read more about past parties on our blog: http://behindthebook.wordpress.com/2013/02/26/were-all-authors-btb-susanna-pitzer-and-ps-46-celebrate-student-books/
Requirements/Qualifications: Proficiency in InDesign
Compensation: Volunteer Position
Hours per week: 15
Position Start Date: 4/28/2014
Position End Date: 6/1/2014
How To Apply: Please send an email to spenser@behindthebook.org if you are interested in this position. Please include examples of past work/portfolios.

Designer/Stylist

Company/Individual Name: Poor You (pilot)
Business Description: POOR YOU is a 30 minute dark comedy pilot.
Position Available: Designer/Stylist
Job Duties/Responsibilities: We are looking for a fashion design student (or recent alum) who is interested in providing wardrobe for an editorial style shoot. We are also looking for someone to style the shoot.
Requirements/Qualifications: None
Compensation:  None
Hours per week: 4
Position Start Date: 4/22/2014
Position End Date: 5/20/2014
How To Apply: Please e-mail a resume and some images of your designs to pooryoupilot@gmail.com

Please see the following links for an idea of what the shoot will look like (with different clothes, of course):

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_uzFWpD8cK60/S2tRKrZ3x-I/AAAAAAAANTQ/8ERzCV148GM/s320/Holmes-Duhamel_Elijah_300.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_f92HEOB-IsE/THNJThH9awI/AAAAAAAALkY/v7TcIaBDvQA/s1024/the-romantics-jcrew-1.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_bLa3w2Ku5MY/TIuWzrpoATI/AAAAAAAAA_k/msUpT5QtU44/s1600/katie_holmes_the_romantics_jcrew.jpg

http://cdn01.cdn.justjared.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/jcrew-romantics/katie-holmes-josh-duhamel-romantics-jcrew-05.jpg

Kips Bay Designer Show house Volunteer Docent

Company/Individual Name: Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club
Business Description: We are looking for all types of design enthusiasts to become Volunteer Docents for the 2014 42nd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House.
Get involved with Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club
Meet the designers and provide enriching experiences with the Show House Visitors

Position Available: Kips Bay Designer Show house Volunteer Docent
Job Duties/Responsibilities: Volunteer your time at the Kips Bay Designer Show house.
Responsible for explaining the designers room schematic and will be briefed on the particular room you will be assigned.
Minimum 3 hours of volunteer per day or you may sign up for more days. Great experience to meet designers. (see detailed description above)
Thursday May 1st to Thursday May 29th 

The Mansion on Madison
457 Madison Avenue
corner of 51st St
New York, NY

Shifts are:

Monday through Saturday: 11am – 2pm and 2 – 5pm
Tuesday and Thursday evenings: 5 – 8pm
Sunday: 12 – 2:30 pm and 2:30 – 5pm

Volunteers are requested to commit for two shifts. They do not need be on the same day. So please leave your two requested times. 
Please arrrive at the volunteer office 20 minutes before your shift begins. You will then be assigned your room and given instructions. 
If there is any change in your commitment you can change it on Volunteer Spot or call the Decorator Show House Volunteer line 347-237-2805

Requirements/Qualifications: Volunteer
Compensation: N/A Volunteer
Hours per week: min. 6 hours – (2) 3 hour shifts
Position Start Date: 5/1/2014
Position End Date: 5/29/2014
How To Apply: If you are interested in volunteering Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot:
http://vols.pt/8L6cUU
or call 347-237-2805

Volunteers Needed for Fashion Career Fair

Company/Individual Name: StyleCareers.com
Business Description: StyleCareers.com is the largest, fashion-only job listing site on the Internet. Unlike the other, fashion-only job boards, StyleCareers.com is not affiliated with a recruiting agency and does not collect placement fees or provide temporary employment services. With no reason to cherry-pick the best candidates for it’s own use, StyleCareers.com facilitates honest communication between fashion industry employers and job seekers.
Position Available: Volunteers Needed for Fashion Career Fair
Job Duties/Responsibilities: WHEN: Thursday, April 24th, 2014
WHERE: Penn Plaza Pavilion (401 Seventh Ave at 33rd St)
GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR & GET NOTICED!
StyleCareers.com is hosting a Fashion Career Fair in New York. If you don’t meet our minimum qualification requirements to attend the event, volunteering at the fair is a great way to get your foot in the door. If you’re looking for your first job or an internship in the wholesale fashion industry, this is a perfect opportunity to connect with recruiters from top fashion companies from the New York area and across the country.
PLEASE NOTE, Volunteer positions are reserved specifically for Students studying a fashion discipline and recent grads who are not eligible to attend.
HERE’S WHAT YOU GET:
• Rub elbows with fashion industry recruiters
• Recognition in the Volunteer Yearbook (includes your
resume and photo) to be distributed to ALL exhibiting
recruiters
• A good reference from the crew at StyleCareers.com
• A free, online portfolio on http://www.StylePortfolios.com
• A StyleCareers t-shirt to be worn during the Fashion
Career Fair. (Shirt will be customized for this event!)
• Snacks and refreshments
To be eligible, you MUST:
• be a current student from a reputable fashion school (or
a recent grad that does not meet our minimum
qualification requirements)
• have an outgoing personality and a strong, customer
service attitude (NO wallflowers!)
• reside in the NY Metro area
There are a limited number of volunteer positions available. To be considered, please send your resume AND a brief statement on why you want to volunteer at the career fair to volunteer@stylecareers.com. DON’T DELAY! Requests will be handled on a first-come, first-service basis.
Requirements/Qualifications: Be a current student from a reputable fashion school (or a recent grad that does not meet our minimum qualification requirements), reside in the NY Metro area
Compensation: n/a
Hours per week: 4 hour shift, once
Position Start Date: 3/31/2014
Position End Date: 4/24/2014
How To Apply: There are a limited number of volunteer positions available. To be considered, please send your resume AND a brief statement on why you want to volunteer at the career fair to volunteer@stylecareers.com. DON’T DELAY! Requests will be handled on a first-come, first-service basis.
DEADLINE: Please contact volunteer@stylecareers.com, no later than April 11th for consideration.