Youth Artist

Youth 4 Youth Quebec - Ville de Québec, QC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Y4Y Quebec is looking to hire dynamic youths with experience as Visual or Graphic artists to work in a team with other youth on the development of a new flag to represent the English-speaking community of Quebec. Please read and share the job description.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Y4Y Quebec is currently accepting applications for Visual and Graphic artists (ages 16-30) to work on Y4Y Quebec’s Symbolism Project. This position is anticipated for a period of 8 weeks with a salary of $18.75 per hour at 4 hours per week; total stipend for this position is $600. This position is anticipated to begin on March 12, 2020.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promoting and creating 3 versions of a flag to represent the English-speaking community of Quebec
  • Representing Y4Y Quebec’s mission and values at public events and in all communications
  • Working as part of a team, encouraging and supporting co-workers, driving the creative process forward while respecting the work of others
  • Gaining a basic historical understanding and enthusiasm for the flag design process
  • Attendance at Design Team workshop meetings and other planning meetings over the course of 8 weeks
  • Engaging with Y4Y staff, Board members and Design Teammates on an ongoing basis in a respectful manner
  • Producing original flag designs for public use and consumption; be open to receiving feedback from the public throughout the design process
  • Establish strong working relationships with the Symbolism Project Coordinator, Design Teammates and other creative development partners that make up the network of English-speaking Arts, Culture and Heritage groups across the province.

TIMELINE OF WORK:

WEEK 1 (March 9):

Two hours of independent research on flag history and design

Attend two-hour orientation at the Y4Y office

WEEK 2 (March 16)

Two-hour workshop at the Y4Y office with the Design Team

Produce 3 draft designs of the flag

WEEK 3 (March 22)

Two-hour workshop at the Y4Y office to finalize drafts of the flag

Collecting feedback on drafts of the flag from various communities across Quebec

WEEK 4 (March 29)

Two-hour workshop at Y4Y office to analyze feedback and plan adjustments to drafts of the flag

Plan public awareness campaign

WEEK 5 (April 6)

Attend Flag Committee meeting

Two-hour workshop at MMFA

WEEK 6 (April 13)

Attend teleconference meeting with Graphic Designer

WEEK 7 (April 20)

Voting process on the 3 versions of the flag begins

WEEK 8 (April 27)

Promoting the voting process

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability to produce original works of art within the context of a guided project
  • Collaborative attitude, reliability, punctuality
  • Desire to have fun working in an up-and-coming non-profit community environment
  • Experience liaising and consulting with a wide range of community partners and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong interest in learning about the history of the English-speaking community of Quebec as well as the history of flag design

Applications must be forwarded to the Y4Y Office at the below coordinates on or before Wednesday March 4th at 4:00 pm.

Please note that only those candidates who meet the qualifications for this posting will be contacted for an interview.

Contract length: 8 weeks

Part-time hours: 4 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $600.00 /year