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Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
The Blogsite for Design At AIT, showcasing the work of the students on the BA in Design [Communications], BA[Hons] in Design in Visual Communications, and the BA[Hons] in Design for Digital Media courses at the Athlone Institute of Technology.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Last Friday evening...









Thanks to all who came along, and to those who joined us for the live webstream. The streaming’s finished now.

Friday, May 27, 2011

We're streaming the show live from now.

http://www.ait.ie/design/graduateexhibition/

Click on the link above to watch live streaming of the Design at AIT Graduate Exhibition 2011. It's available from now until the end of the evening. It's a little quiet in there at the minute, but by 6.30pm, we'll be in business. Enjoy!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Teaser Show Shots 3...

Darragh Kelly
Anna Kuc-Lisowska
Keith Bogan
Sam Sutton

Bryan Johnston

We open this coming Friday evening at 6.30pm - come down and join us for our first on-campus show in 22 years.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Teaser Show Shots 2011

Tanya Furneaux
Catherine Yorke
Claire Gill
Karl Power

Keith Bogan

Some detail teaser photos of the Graduate Show work, which opens Friday week, May 27th. We'll be posting more of these in the coming days to whet your appetite for it!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Design at AIT Graduate Exhibition 2011

The Design at AIT Graduate Shows will open with a private viewing on Friday May 27th, 6.30pm, at the Institute’s main campus on the Dublin Road.

Public opening times are as follows:

Tuesday May 31st: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday June 1st: 10am - 8pm
Thursday June 2nd: 10am - 8pm
Friday June 3rd: 10am - 8pm

If you’re not on our mailing list and would like to attend, please feel free to join us for our first exhibition at the new premises on the night of the Private View.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

A very exciting Job Opportunity has just come in...

Graphic Designer: Prominent Hospitality Group based in the Midlands

The position is a fixed-term contract, covering maternity leave from the last week of June 2011. The job entails providing highly creative design work that adheres to the associated Design Brand Standards of the Hotel group. We are looking for a creative designer who can work in a fast paced environment and adapt and apply our brands to the various markets we participate in. We would provide an internal brief for each individual piece of work. Applicants would need to have at least two years experience in the industry behind them, be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite 4 and have a good understanding of the prepress and print processes. Knowledge of Microsoft programmes is also needed. The successful candidate will be able to work on a PC platform.

Job Specification:

1 Report directly to, and liaise with the Commercial Director of Hodson Bay Group.

2 Together with the Heads of Sales & Marketing, prioritise all jobs in line with seasonal demands and priorities.

3 Have strong conceptual skills and understanding of corporate branding, layout, colour theory and typography. This should be evident in the portfolio presented at interview stage.

4 Have strong commercial awareness which will lead to creating the most suitable solution to a brief.

5 Design of all collateral (including adverts) for each property with the principal objective to drive enquiry - consistent with our existing brand guidelines.

6 Introduce innovative ideas and creative solutions to achieve ‘stand out’ in the marketplace.

7 Have the ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

8 Have excellent organisational, time management and communication skills.

9 Be able to work on your own initiative, but also take direction when given.

10 Managing the order process - from the completion of all jobs within the specified deadlines, collecting and comparing quotes to the issuing of the PO.

11 The maintaining of spend administration via the Hotel Groups' marketing spend accruals process.

12 As part of the team, contribute to all initiatives as part of the collective effort to continuously improve our target marketing efforts across all market categories.

All CV’s should be delivered by email only to Mleonard@sheratonathlonehotel.com