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Assistant Graphic Designer (AGD)
Reports to: Works directly with Head of Graphics, Director of Exhibitions
Assistant Graphic Designer assists Head of Graphics and Director of Exhibitions with design and development (D&D) of Luce center renovation. Position also assists the D & D of temporary exhibition working with the Exhibition Designer.
The AGD works in the Exhibition Department Design office and assists staff with the creation of visual materials for exhibitions, brochures, and signage. The Assistant Graphic Designer is responsible for laying out text labels, photo correcting and sizing using Photoshop, layouts in InDesign or Illustrator with text and images, and production support on large projects.
May be given smaller projects and exhibits to design.
This is not a supervisory position. Occasionally the AGD works with Art Handlers or Exhibition Aids to position graphics.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Proficient with Adobe CS6, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and Microsoft Word.
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design. 2 years experience in museum work. Our Design Office uses Macs.
Essential Physical Functions
No heavy lifting. Possible graphic installation. For consideration please send cover letter, a package of PDF file of sample works or links of portfolio website, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com. In the subject line please reference the job title. The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.