Graphic Design Internship

Internship Summary

As a Graphic Designer you understand the power behind dynamic visual design. You know that good design is more than just “making things look pretty”. You are constantly looking for the right balance between form and function and take pride in conceptualizing and producing designs that solve needs in beautiful, creative and efficient ways. You basically breathe, eat and live design.

MetaProp NYC is recruiting for a part-time, for-credit Graphic Design Intern. We are looking for a student in a graduate or undergraduate program at a New York City university (we will also consider recent graduates in certain circumstances). Candidates must be able to commit to at least twenty (20) hours per week from February through May.

The ideal candidate likes tech and has worked at a startup or wants to be an entrepreneur someday. A person who loves working collaboratively but can achieve goals independently, moves fast, and has limitless creativity would fit in well with our team. At MetaProp we work really hard and accomplish 2X what one can in a corporate setting with a with a small team of creative, smart and ambitious people.

 

Benefits of joining the MetaProp team

  • Start up, venture and technology exposure

  • Interact with high profile institutional real estate and venture partner

  • Fun, high energy culture

  • Experience working with a variety of high-performing startups

  • Opportunity to become a part of a small and fast-moving team

 

Skills/Qualifications

  • Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite programs

  • HTML, CSS and/or WordPress experience (preferred but not a must)

  • PowerPoint experience (strongly preferred but not a must)

  • Strong project management abilities and follow through, including strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with a results focus

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Familiarity with online marketing and social media

  • Familiarity with the real estate, tech, or venture capital industry is a plus

  • Passion for being creative is a MUST!

 

Key Internship Activities

  • Conceptualize and create digital online and print solutions, including web pages, custom page layouts, brochures, flyers, email templates, reports, signage, banners, etc.

  • Update user-facing site metaprop.org (no knowledge of code needed)

  • Translate new design requirements into wireframes and mockups

  • Provide user-centered design expertise from concept to delivery

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure consistency of brand identity

Email jobs@metaprop.org with your resume, portfolio, a brief email outlining your interests, and the position in the subject line. We’ll be in touch if there’s a fit.

 

About MetaProp NYC

MetaProp NYC is the world’s premier real estate technology nexus. Based in the heart of Manhattan’s Silicon Alley, the MetaProp NYC 22-week Accelerator and 8-week Pre-Accelerator at Columbia University are the leading programs for high growth PropTech startups. Each year, up to 20 of the best technology driven real estate industry ideas are selected to participate in intensive education, mentorship and growth hacking programs, culminating in exclusive Graduation Defense panels and bi-coastal Demo Days for partners, investors, VCs and media. Founded in 2015, the accelerator boasts 100+ mentors, 10 renowned corporate partners and widespread media coverage from the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, Inman, EG, Nikkei, and more.  MetaProp NYC's team and strategic seed stage funds have invested in 70+ technology companies across the real estate value chain. The companies have raised more than $2 billion and employ 1,500+ people globally. MetaProp Advisors provides strategic advisory services, growth consulting, communications, event management and market research for real estate companies that are serious about innovation.  In addition, MetaProp Advisors produces New York City Real Estate Tech Week and publishes the Global PropTech Confidence Index.

Email jobs@metaprop.org with your resume, a brief email outlining your interests, and the position in the subject line. We’ll be in touch if there’s a fit.