Web Design Internship

Web Design Internship
Intern will be responsible for the development and design of Mass Appeal Entertainment’s Official Website. All content will be provided, along with a detailed outline of desired and necessary elements. This website will be promoted heavily across a variety of social networking sites, artist websites, and is a great addition to an enthusiastic student or career changing individual’s portfolio!
It will be important to integrate all aspects of Mass Appeal content, including Audio and Visual capabilities, preferably with interactive features. We are looking to create a site that is visually appealing, fully functional, and accessible via a mobile device. Flash is not necessary. We would like to incorporate the graphic design and video aspects of Mass Appeal’s documentation into our web design projects.
The intern will receive credit for his/her experience, as well as, portfolio and resume enhancement. The Web Designer will work closely with Graphic Designers and Management to display the content provided by Mass Appeal Entertainment.
Qualifications for this position include:
• Prior web design experience
• Passion and strong interest in web design is necessary
• HTML/Web Editing Software/Photoshop/Dreamweaver knowledge required
• Flash Knowledge appreciated but not required
• Willing to discuss equipment and program needs for this position.
• An excellent understanding of (and experience in) branding: including what branding means and its importance to the recognition, credibility, and quality of an artist’s product.
• Ability to produce fully functional results in a timely manner.
• Must be comfortable working in a team setting with regards to accepting responsibility and an outstanding capacity to pay attention to detail.

Compensation Information:
The actual internship is unpaid.

About Mass Appeal Entertainment
Mass Appeal Entertainment is owned and operated by Producer/CEO Marcus “DL” Siskind (Backstreet Boys, Lauryn Hill, Queen Latifah, etc…). Mass Appeal Entertainment is a Boston, MA based company with a multitude of artists currently signed from various musical genres. In June 2008, Mass Appeal Entertainment entered into an exclusive, multi-year venture with E1 (Formerly KOCH) Entertainment. E1 (Formerly KOCH) Entertainment has the largest number of billboard-charting titles in the independent sector, and are the leading and fastest growing independent music company in the United States.

Mass Appeal Entertainment also has divisions in Publishing and Production, including Mass Appeal Music Publishing and Shakertown Music, a joint venture with Sony/ATV Publishing. The Production entity has a full staff of producers and writers, creating music and songs for a variety of Major and Independent Artists, Films, TV, and Commercials. Mass Appeal Entertainment also has a division in Recording. Blue Jay Recording in Carlisle, MA is a world class recording studio (www.bluejaystudio.com).

Following the Winter release of “Eye Legacy” from the late great Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, as well as previous projects from Young Buck and the Save The Last Dance 2 Soundtrack, Mass Appeal is gearing up for other forthcoming, highly-anticipated albums by artists such as the legendary Lisa Lisa (from Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam), Singer/Songwriter Ryan Toby (formerly of City High), and Cape Verdean Singer Suzanna Lubrano.
Application Process
To apply for this Web Design internship with Mass Appeal Entertainment, please send a resume with portfolio (including at least one URL for a site that shows your editing, developing, or design skills), and a cover letter to Rochelle Goldsmith. Once you email your material, we will schedule you for an interview (either individually or in a group) – we will then call you once we make a decision. This is a great internship in a competitive industry so we must be firm in our selection process. However we do invite anyone who is seriously interested to put their best foot forward and apply!

The cover letter should include the following:
What are your career goals and how would this internship help you achieve them?
What do you hope to gain from this internship?
What kind of coursework and/or experience do you have that would make you a valuable intern?
In what areas are you most interested in attaining experience through this internship?

Final Words
Our goal is to create a position for you in which both sides benefit equally from your time. We are confident that with hard work and professionalism you will find this internship to be useful. If at any time you feel there is something we could do differently to better our internship program, please let us know. And remember, have fun!!!

Sincerely,

Rochelle Goldsmith
Rochelle@massappealmusic.com
(646) 290-8256

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5 Comments »

  1. Hi, Ability to produce fully functional results in a timely manner is the most important one, thanks.

  2. I agree, that is a huge point! Thank you for noticing 🙂

  3. Really this an important issue of in time delivery of quality work.

    I am agree with you and thank you this great post.

  4. Nice useful post..

    This is really interesting post while you are going to learn web design.
    Your website design should be SEO friendly like SEO friendly navigation and images names and using alt tags etc.

  5. No doubt, Quality website design, Proper navigation, error free code unique and informative content increased chances to generate quality website site traffic and online sales.


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