Application for Assistant Graphic Designer

Emily Rose Ink, a boutique wedding stationery & calligraphy studio based in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, is looking for an Assistant Graphic Designer!

SPECIFICATIONS:
- local to Chicago & available to work from the Emily Rose Ink studio in East Humboldt Park
- commitment of 10 hours per week
- must be able to commit for at least 1 year

IN THIS POSITION, you will have the opportunity to:
• enjoy a highly creative and interactive work environment and work on an exciting array of projects (wedding stationery, editorial photoshoots, industry events, etc)
• gain experience designing for print
• hone techniques for digitizing hand-drawn or painted illustrations or lettering
• learn about graphic design, print, the wedding industry, and running a small, growing business

RESPONSIBILITIES
The graphic design assistant's duties may include, but are not limited to:
• typesetting — entering customer information into pre-made design templates
• digitizing watercolor and line-drawn illustrations and calligraphy
• creating variable-data files for guest addresses and printing envelopes in-house
• preparing & submitting final files for print

SKILLS
• experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• understanding of typography
• fluency with Google Apps (sheets, drive, docs)
• exceptional attention to detail
• experience with photography and/or using a DSLR is a plus

WHO SHOULD APPLY?
If you have some graphic design experience under your belt, you're interested in exploring the wedding stationery industry, and you'd like to see what owning a boutique design business is all about...we'd love to hear from you. :)

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