December 7, 2017

5 Can’t-Miss Lessons When Leaving Your Internship

By Nick Reitan

“All good things…” Well, you know the saying! It’s the most overused phrase; it truly feels like it was just yesterday I started interning at Sundog. This has been a whirlwind of an internship, providing some of the best experience outside of the classroom. It was hard to summarize all of the opportunities that I […] Read More...

One of my favorite perks of interning with Sundog: the resources. I’ve been lucky to have access to some of the latest design software, like the newest Adobe CC Suite, at my disposal. This is a benefit that isn’t standard for students at my age. Some internships or job offerings in a design environment don’t […] Read More...

September 26, 2017

Stuck In a Rut

By Nick Reitan

3 Creative Resources I Use for Improving My Illustrating Skills.   Week after week, designs can start to feel very repetitive in this line of work. As a Design Intern, I have the opportunity to create a wide range of different projects. The struggle that I face is finding inspiration when I have another project […] Read More...

It happens. You start a programming project, filled with dreams of its completion. You can picture the interface you will design, the exciting complexity of the logic in your code, how it will benefit you, and how great it will be to use. Then, a short while, maybe a month, a couple weeks, or worse […] Read More...

July 28, 2015

Moody Music

By Matt Holt

These are a few words that came to mind as I was listening to violinist, Leoncarlo. The interns had the pleasure of hearing him perform at last week’s 1 Million Cups Fargo’s Random Acts of Art. Read More...

Many would agree that graphic design is an art form. Sometimes posters and logos of famous products like Budweiser or the title of a TV show end up on the walls of many homes or in galleries and museums with a strong sense of admiration for their beauty or what they represent, but would you […] Read More...

June 25, 2014

Google Doodles

With the start of the World Cup I’ve noticed some especially playful World Cup related animations on Google’s homepage (also called Google Doodles.) Some were created to represent a specific game, such as this doodle for USA vs. Ghana…. …while others were more general soccer-related doodles, like this one (my personal favorite)… You can see […] Read More...

June 9, 2014

Inspire Me, Please

This week I have begun working on the identity for STEM, our client for the summer, and I started as I do with any project, by searching for inspiration. I have several go-to resources for doing so, and figured I’d share some of my favorites. PINTEREST Favorite Feature: Secret boards. Especially when I’m gathering inspiration […] Read More...

Here I am, already wrapping up my first week as the new design intern at Sundog, and the time has absolutely flown by. In the last seven days I have prepared and presented four years worth of design work at my senior show (you can see some of it here), graduated from the University of […] Read More...

July 3, 2013

Intern Project Update

  Since my last video update, the internship team has made major strides working with the up and coming non-profit, Mindset, Go! In the last few weeks our team has: Finalized a name and a logo Created personas Finalized website sitemaps and wireframes Written website content Finalized website design Developed social media strategy. As a […] Read More...

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