Thursday, August 29, 2013

Las Vegas Color Graphics Seeking a Designer

A leading commercial printing company in Las Vegas is seeking full-time in-house Graphic Designer. Must have two or more professional years experience with graphic design. 

LVCG works under short deadlines, so the candidate must be detail-oriented, quick, confident, and able to multi-task a variety of projects. This position will work closely with management to bring concepts and marketing to life through layout and design. 

The full-time position is for Monday through Friday, 9:30am–6pm.

Knowledge, skills and experience needed:
·      Computer skills: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, HTML and CSS
·      Advertising and marketing principles knowledge
·      Must have excellent communication and social skills to meet with our clients in professional settings
·      Social media knowledge.  Management and maintenance of accounts
·      Understanding of the pre-press production process including knowledge of graphic/image preparation for print and online
·      Able to work in a fast-paced environment
·      Ability to work on multiple projects with effective follow through to meet tight deadlines
·      Ability to manage change in a positive manner
·      Strong project management skills

Candidates must have a portfolio and take a required design skills test.
Las Vegas Color Graphics offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance (after a qualifying period).

To be considered for the position, please email your résumé to
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Monday, August 26, 2013

Not the Normal Job Offering for Graphic Students

Our program was contacted by a casting agency in New York looking for people that might be just like you.

Do you Sudoku in your sleep? 

Have you thrown away all your pencils because you do crossword puzzles … in pen?  
Do your friends bribe you to join their trivia teams because you know your quantum physics and Qatari princes? 

If solving Rubik’s Cubes is amateur hour for you and you know that your eye is quicker than a magician’s hand, Brain Games wants to hear from you!

National Geographic's Emmy-Award Winning Series, Brain Games, is looking for their fans to participate in Season 3! They will be filming in New York and Las Vegas, so if you are interested in participating, please fill out their online application.

GRC Tutoring Lab to Start Up by end of Week 3 • Tutors Wanted

If you anticipating needing assistance with your GRC projects, or if you would be interested in helping others in their course workout, then these details should be of interest to you.

Last semester was the first time in many years that the program was able to provide tutors to assist students in the GRC Program.

When the lab opens there will be an announcement will be posted and passed on to your instructors.

For now, we are looking for a tutor or two.

Basically, information about becoming a tutor are found here:

Here is a summary of the procedure:

  • Fill out  the tutorial application (download it here) or pick up an application at any CSN Tutorial Services desk. Information on locations and hours are found here
  •  Obtain a written reference from a faculty member in the program (Tell him/her what courses you are interested in taking and when you took the course; candidates need to have confirmed that they earned a B+ or better in that course.)
  • Turn in the completed application to any Tutorial Services office. 
  • The staff in Tutorial Services will log the application and then send it to our department chair (or his designee) so sign off on your application and send it back to Tutorial Services.
  • Staff in Tutorial Services will determine if the applicant can then be hired. If so, then the staff will generate the appropriate contract and will contact the tutor to complete some hiring paperwork. This can usually be accomplished within a couple of days.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Fantastic Offer for Adobe Students

Students get Photoshop CC and the ENTIRE Adobe Creative Cloud FREE when they attend the Photoshop World Conference, to be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, on Sept. 4–6, 2013.
And it only costs students $149 to register.

Attendees of Photoshop World who are already members of Adobe Creative Cloud may use their access codes to extend their current membership.

Get all of the details about Photoshop World Conference here.