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Long Island Children's Museum seeks Designer

The Long Island Children’s Museum, located in Garden City, New York, is a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences. We currently have the following exciting senior position available:

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Interior and Cover Book Designer for Abrams

POSITION: Interior and Cover Book Designer
DEPARTMENT: Abrams Book Publishing

Abrams Books is a premier publisher of illustrated books publishing a wide range of high quality books for the art, design, cooking and craft markets. This position requires a creative and responsible designer to work with both the art director on design implementation and the design manager to ensure smooth departmental workflow. This is a growth position with the potential to create original book and cover designs.


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VCU Call for Submissions for "Open"

The Graduate students of Virginia Commonwealth University’s MFA Program in Design + Visual Communication is inviting people to participate in the discussion of "Open", a student-run publication seeking visual and written submissions from graduate students, educators, and practitioners of all disciplines.

For more information, click here.

ESPN Wimbledon Poster Design Contest

UPDATE: Deadline extended to March 25

ESPN is holding a contest to design the official 2014 Wimbledon poster. The deadline is Tuesday, March 25.

Winner Receives All-Expenses Paid Trip to Wimbledon with Centre Court Seats

Details on how to submit can be found here.

Anyone who enters may want to give a quick shout to @DaveESPNPR with a note on their entry and Pratt affiliation since he alerted us to the competition.

Design Futures

Join us for a special panel, "Design Futures", 6:15-8pm on Wednesday, March 5, also at West 18th, featuring Adam Pruden (Interaction Designer at Frog Design and former GradComD student), Garry Golden, Business Futurist, Jessie Braden, Director of the Pratt Spatial Analysis and Visualization initiative.

The panel will be moderated by Adjunct Professor Tom Klinkowstein as part of the Transnational Design course with Pratt GradComD and AKV St Joost (Holland) students.

Illustrator/Artist needed for Mural

JAMESTOWN, L.P. is looking for an artist/illustrator to do some work at a building the company owns and is redeveloping. It’s in Long Island City and is called the Falchi Building ( Jamestown also owns Chelsea Market and our vision for this building is not too dissimilar from that one with food uses on the ground floor, offices on upper floors, and an artsy vibe.

A mural was painted in the lobby.
(View photos here:

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Spot Experiential Scholarship

Design the destination experience of the future!

The program challenges college students to design a destination based on one of seven unique environmental concepts. The deadline for the best display of creativity and design is May 31, 2014, and we’ll send the creator behind the winning submission and a guest to one of five PGAV-designed destinations across North America – your choice!

For more information, please see the attached PDF.

AWNY Student Poster Competition 2014

Planning has begun for the 2014 Advertising Career Conference (ACC), which will be held in New York City this fall. One of the first items on the agenda is the design of theDigital Poster that will accompany e-mail and social media communications about the conference.

SPECS: 17 x 22 (Vertical format), 2-color or 4-color
JUDGES: AWNY members of the Advertising Career Conference Committee

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PromaxBDA Conference

PromaxBDA can help college juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate studences successfully tarnsition into the media and etertainment marketing industry with exclusive programs, competitions, and networking events, designed to allow them to start building industry relationships in an impactful way.

PromaxBDA 2014 Scholars Program
Deadline to Apply: February 28

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