Monday, September 26, 2011

Seeking Studio Intern

Pinkpolka Wedding Design is a boutique design studio specializing in custom wedding invitations and stationery. We are seeking a talented designer to intern at our design studio in the Edmonton area.

The internship is a 3-6 month, non-paid position that is best suited for graphic design students with a passion for paper art and a genuine interest in the stationery industry. We offer interns a variety of design projects that can be used in a portfolio (with credit) along with real work experience for a resume. Depending on performance during the internship, a part-time contract position
as a Junior Designer or Studio Assistant may be offered.

DUTIES
An intern’s duties will include a variety of special projects including:
•    Design of corporate promotion material
•    Scan invitations and create layered Photoshop images
•    Concept development for catalogue design
•    Create digital image files for catalogue from native InDesign files

SKILLS
Applicants must possess the following skills:
•    Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
•    Proficiency with Macs and Apple software/hardware
•    A design aesthetic and style which compliments our work
•    Exceptional typography, layout, and illustration skills
•    Ability to effectively manage and organize digital files
•     Good communication skills (written & verbal)

TRAITS
We are seeking students who are:
•    Outgoing and eager to learn
•    Meticulously organized
•    Creative thinker and problem solver
•    Enthusiastic about design and stationery

If this sounds like you, please complete our online application at: www.pinkpolkadesign.com/intern

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Personal Project :: A Charming Country Baby Shower!

Last Sunday I had the honour of hosting a baby shower for my best friend who is due with her first child later this month. The shower turned out beautifully so I thought I would share some of the photos. I need to thank all our friends and RĂ©anne's family for helping me bring all the shower details together.

I wanted to make this an elegant brunch affair with some cute and tasty breakfast treats! We had some yummy appetizers including fruit cups, yogurt cups, maple bacon skewers, mini quiche, french toast bites, mini ham & swiss croissants, and assorted pastries. I also had Bluebird Cakes create custom favor cookies for guests to take as they were leaving.

The simple typographic invitations had a country flair with the incorporation of petite floral fabrics sewn in the shape of a flag banner. I used the same fabric throughout the decor for table runners, a banner, and even on the favor packaging.

I had a wonderful time planning this shower and can't wait to meet her little boy!
Congrats to the Lobay family! Lots of love, Jenelle





Thursday, September 1, 2011

Real Wedding :: Jenelle & Terence

The approaching long weekend will be my first wedding anniversary! Saying that, I thought there was no better time to finally share the very special wedding photos captured by JDS Photography. My husband and I had such a wonderful day and looking back we both agree we wouldn't have changed a thing! We were lucky enough to be featured on the main page of the ultimate wedding blog, Style Me Pretty. You can view the Style Me Pretty feature here.

The day would not have been possible without the amazing vendors who helped create our special day:
Wedding Planning :: Nuance Occasions
Photography :: JDS Photography
Stationery :: Pinkpolka Wedding Design
Catering :: D'Lish Urban Kitchen & Wine Bar
Venue :: Latitude 53 Visual Culture
Dessert :: Whimsical Cake Studio
Decor Rentals :: Elegant Touches 
Dress Design :: R O O Y Couture