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Basic Needs Graphic Designer

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: September 2021 (can start remotely though hoping for someone available for in person meetings  in the school year)
Pay: $15/hr. 
Hours: 10 - 12 hrs/wk.

The Food Security and Basic Needs Communications Team is looking for a graphic designer for a variety of promotional materials related to raising awareness of resources to address food and housing insecurity, and other basic needs.  The selected student must know adobe in-design, illustrator, or photoshop.  We have several students already on our team that can do all the basics in canva.  For this position, we want someone to develop the more complicated graphic design pieces that require skills above and beyond canva.  Projects may include doing large banners and sandwich board designs, logos, annual report designs, etc. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create original artwork likely to include, but not limited to:
* Logos 
* Large, high resolution banners and posters 
* Maps like this garden map 
* Layouts and graphics for annual reports and other documents, in formats such as this.
* Layouts and graphics for brochures like this one

Minimum Requirements:
* Awareness of basic needs issues
* Creative ideas on how to design promotional materials for sensitive topics (for example: resources for students without safe and stable housing or who regularly experience hunger and food insecurity)
* Experience developed graphic design pieces in in-design, illustrator, or photoshop.  
* Demonstrated skills as seen through a portfolio or examples of completed original work.
* Will be a current UCSB student through at least June 2022 and not studying abroad in the coming year. 
* Willing and able to be present for weekly in person meetings

Preferred Requirements:
* Experience with graphic design of documents and reports

Application Instructions:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio or examples of your original work (especially anything that might be similar to the types of materials we are looking for, see above), Summer Session B class schedule if applicable, and fall class schedule to internshipsucsbsustainability@gmail.com.  UCSB Career Services offers support and advising in writing résumés and cover letters. Please consider taking advantage of their generous services, especially if this is the first time you have written a résumé and/or cover letter.