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Summer Graphic Design Intern

Avenue magazine is seeking a graphic design intern for a four-month term from May 1 to August 31, 2022. This full-time contract position is an opportunity to work with an award-winning publication, gain invaluable experience in the magazine industry, expand your network of contacts and develop your skills through on-the-job training.

RedPoint Media Group Inc., Avenue’s parent company, is an award-winning publishing house and content-driven marketing studio in Calgary. You’ll be joining the team that creates our in-house brand Avenue, an award-winning city lifestyle magazine. Our company also creates custom publications for clients including the Calgary Foundation, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, and the Stollery Hospital Foundation.

RedPoint seeks out the best and brightest talent in the industry, and as a RedPoint employee, you’ll play a vital role in shaping our company’s future.

RedPoint Media has a hybrid office setup offering employees the opportunity to work from home or from the co-working space at cSPACE King Edward. Some face-to-face meetings as well as event attendance will be necessary.

Our Opportunity

This full-time contract position in our Calgary office is an opportunity to work with an award-winning publication. The salary is based on a 40-hour work week at minimum wage, and you will be paid semi-monthly on the 15th and the last day of the month.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Create page layouts and ads as assigned.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop to colour adjust or close crop images as required.
  • Print proofs or create PDFs and ensure they are delivered to the appropriate editors in a timely manner.
  • Generate print to web assets as needed.
  • Produce awards, plaques, posters, banners, invitations, web assets, programs and advertising material as needed.
  • Assist in producing Instagram pushes.
  • Photo research and sourcing.
  • Assist in arranging photo shoots in conjunction with the design director and staff photographer.
  • Participate in team meetings, including brainstorming.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • As an intern for Avenue magazine, you are passionate about the people, cultures and lifestyles that define this city, and you are able to work in a team and across teams to produce a great product.
  • Your skills, knowledge and know-how:
  • You have post-secondary education in graphic design or a related field or comparable work experience.
  • You have strong Mac computer skills with knowledge of Adobe Suite programs including Indesign, Photoshop,
  • Premier Pro/Premier Rush and Illustrator.
  • You are a team player with good communication and people skills.
  • You’re self-motivated, organized and a good problem-solver with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Photography skills would be an asset.
  • Experience with production for digital platforms would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of video and animation would be an asset.

In order to fit into our team and be a strong contributor to Avenue, you are:

  • Smart, professional and a lot of fun to work with.
  • Passionate about the quality of your work.
  • Interested in the direction of the city and excited about Avenue’s many topic areas including city life, profiles, arts & culture, events, dining, home decor, fashion, shopping, travel and mountain life.
  • A self-starter with a reputation for doing what you say you will do and getting things done on time.
  • Curious about the world around you with a way of looking at concepts, trends and ideas from new and unexpected angles.
  • Dedicated to improving quality and concerned about the details.
Our RedPoint Package

As a creative company, RedPoint provides a stimulating, supportive work environment with a vibrant atmosphere. We offer employees a flexible work schedule and competitive compensation. Employees are encouraged to give back to the community and the industry and to pursue their professional development.

This posting will be open until March 28, 2022. Applicants are asked to include a portfolio, along with a cover letter and resume.

For more information and to apply directly, visit redpointmedia.bamboohr.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly.

Our Inclusion

RedPoint is committed to creating an inclusive workplace free from discrimination.

In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that different candidates can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

We understand that we all have unconscious bias and are actively working to become aware of and overcome this. We offer Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training to all employees and are consistently working on improvement. We are committed to creating a culture where employees can voice their opinions and offer suggestions on how we can evolve.

We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.

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