Summer Assistant Graphic Designer Internship

Job Description

Media Matters is seeking a graphic designer who loves the printed page as well as web design. The successful candidate will be responsible, reliable, innovative, creative and, above all, a team player. You must able to work independently as well as with editorial and sales staff of the magazine and also be able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Since we moved to downtown Peterborough, local candidates will be given preference. But this is a good town to live in and you may want to consider moving.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

We use Adobe Creative Suite (preferably CS6): Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign on a Mac.

Ideally you will also have some knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Experience in a magazine environment or developing ads (is considered an asset but not required).

We offer a pleasant work environment in a converted house downtown Peterborough. Please reply with a resume, published works or writing samples and a cover letter stating why you would be the ideal candidate.

Application Instruction

Please reply in confidence with a resume, published works or writing samples to the Publishing Director James Kerr at, and mark your email with attention to him. Please also include a cover letter citing job number 70218207 and stating why you would be the ideal candidate for the Graphic Designer position.