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CUP: Making Policy Public Designer

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) k

Brooklyn, NY

Jun 21
Job Description

CUP is seeking collaborators for the next four issues of Making Policy Public. Making Policy Public is an eight- to ten-month long collaboration of CUP staff, a designer (or design team), and an organization advocating for community change, resulting in the creation of a foldout poster that breaks down a complex
policy issue.

CUP seeks talented graphic designers, illustrators, and infographic designers with an interest in bringing unique visual solutions to the design challenges presented by complex policy issues. Designers collaborate with CUP and an advocacy organization to create great design that has social impact. Designers receive a $5,000 honorarium.

Applicants must be able to attend meetings in New York City.

Applications are due by Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 12PM Eastern time. For a full job description and details on how to apply, visit http://makingpolicypublic.net/index.php?page=submission-guidelines-for-designers

Application Details

Email the following materials, as a single PDF, to apply@welcometoCUP.org with the subject "MPP designer" followed by your last name or studio name. Submissions must be received by August 12th, 2019, 12 PM Eastern time.

A. Letter of interest (one-page maximum), addressing:
:: What interests you about collaborating with CUP and an advocacy group?
:: What special qualifications do you or your team have? If you are applying as a design team, you may use one application, but address the specific qualifications of each member of your team.
:: Give examples of past work that demonstrate your qualifications. Projects that reflect an ability to organize complex information or
processes are especially helpful.
:: Please let us know where you found out about this open call!

B. CV or bio, including contact information (email and phone)

C. Edited portfolio of up to five projects, no more than ten 8.5" x 11" pages. Each page should include descriptions of the project and your role.

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement. We collaborate with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues. We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better, more equitable, and more diverse community participation in the decision-making that shapes the places where we all live.