: Graphic Design Intern (Paid)Location
: Los Angeles, CAOrganization
: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)Job Opening
: October 2022Closing date
: When Filled
Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
is a collective of diverse urbanists—architects, landscape architects, urban planners, community organizers, and engineers—united by our shared commitment to building equity, justice, and resilience in communities through design. A BIPOC and woman-led firm founded in 2006, KDI comprises nearly 50 professionals working from four offices: Los Angeles, Eastern Coachella Valley, Nairobi, and Stockholm.Job Description:
KDI is currently seeking a graphic design intern to add to our growing team in Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California on community-driven development
. The Graphic Design Intern will support firm leadership and project managers on graphic design projects across a range of initiatives crucial to the organization’s operations and growth, including document layouts (proposals, publications, and project reports), project design (platforms supporting participatory design processes and signage/wayfinding), and a range of marketing objectives (supporting award submissions, newsletters, website updates, social media, and portfolios).
The Graphic Design Intern will be expected to work a minimum of 16 hours/wk. This is a paid internship. Pay will be increased if the student has a federal work study award.
How to Apply
- Undergraduate coursework in graphic design
- Strong commitment to social justice
- Excellent graphic and communication skills
- Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Familiarity with (or interest in) landscape architecture and/or urban planning
- Spanish language skills a plus
Send electronic copy of cover letter, work samples or portfolio, and resume to: LAjobs@kounkuey.org
Subject heading: Graphic Design Intern: Your Name All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.