Graphics Production Designer, Exhibits - Part Time

    • Baltimore, MD

With a genuine passion for design in all its forms and experience working in a museum or similar setting, the Graphics Production Designer, Exhibits supports the development and production of graphics for exhibits, in-building experiences and operational signage on the National Aquarium’s campus. The Designer works under the direction of our internal team to craft thoughtful, imaginative solutions that implement brand guidelines and building standards while continuing to evolve our visual aesthetic. The Designer is a self-starter with creative energy for collaboration and iteration. The Designer has an ability to successfully keep several projects in process at once and respond quickly to feedback from our team while working within a dynamic environment.

QUALIFICATIONS and POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in graphic design or meaningful experience
  • 1+ years professional experience in graphic design, preferably in a museum or similar setting
  • Knowledge of printing methods and materials specifications
  • Experience working with vendors to develop efficient, durable production solutions
  • Ability to be effective working independently and as part of a team
  • Strong command of Adobe Creative suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Passion for nature, marine life and conservation preferred
  • Availability 1-2 full days per week starting in the beginning of June through the end of 2019, extension may be possible

The National Aquarium is committed to diversity and invites individuals who bring a diversity of culture, experience and ideas to apply.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM

Recently named one of Baltimore’s Best Places to Work, the National Aquarium opened in 1981 as a nonprofit aquatic education and conservation organization, the jewel of the city’s Inner Harbor redevelopment. SmartCEO Magazine honored the National Aquarium with the Healthiest Workplace award and the Corporate Culture award in 2016. With a mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures, the Aquarium is consistently ranked one of the nation’s two top aquariums and has hosted over 51 million guests since opening.

Today, the National Aquarium builds on a 37-year history of local, regional and global conservation initiatives that provide real solutions for protecting marine life, ecosystems and aquatic communities. Its Animal Rescue team has rescued, rehabilitated and released hundreds of marine mammals and endangered sea turtles throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Its Animal Care & Welfare teams participate in important research efforts to confront pressing ocean conservation issues and advocate for smarter policies at local, state and federal levels. Through education, research, conservation action and advocacy, the National Aquarium is pursuing a vision to change the way humanity cares for our ocean planet.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website http://aqua.org/jobs. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made by e-mailing HR@aqua.org

Please be sure to include work samples, along with your resume, in the application.


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