Graphic Designer

Designs and creates materials of a high and consistent quality for Marketing & Communications and all Museum departments. Ensures design work meets the needs of stakeholders and is delivered on time and on budget. Acts as a guardian of the Museum brand. Provides art direction and feedback to internal and external graphic design resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and creates materials of a high and consistent quality and in support of all museum departments. Works with multiple stakeholders in the Marketing and Communications department and across the Museum to develop and produce a high volume of high quality graphic design projects, including print and digital graphics, brochures, postcards, flyers, signage, advertising campaigns, advancement materials, merchandise, and program and event materials.
  • Works closely with the Marketing & Communications Manager, Graphics & Marketing Projects Specialist and project stakeholders to ensure design work meets the needs of the project, including project timelines and budgets.
  • Designs wayfinding and general signage and materials across the Museum, identifying needs and coordinating and implementing both design and content.
  • Maintains strong client relationships. Presents design concepts to clients, articulating creative concepts and design solutions.
  • Serves as a guardian of the Museum brand. Ensures consistent use of brand standards across all platforms.
  • Provides art direction and feedback to internal and external graphic design resources and contracted photographers.
  • Tracks all projects and provides updates in project management system (currently, Basecamp 2 and AirTable).
  • Manages print production with print vendors, as needed.
  • Collaborates with Digital Media team on selected projects.
  • Provides backup to Marketing and Communication team members, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, or related field; minimum three years’ in-house or agency design experience.
  • Proven success in designing effective campaigns and producing a high volume of work over a wide array of platforms; strong portfolio of work.
  • Efficient and thorough knowledge of the Adobe’s Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro) and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint. Familiarity with project management systems and tools (i.e. Basecamp, Airtable) and Digital Asset Management tools.
  • Excellent typographic skills.
  • Strong collaborative and communications skills. Able to work with multiple stakeholders (from curators to retailers) and develop creative graphic solutions. Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism.
  • Strong and creative visual eye. Ability to recognize and promote strong design.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to excel under tight deadlines, and to help others meet their deadlines.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects with diverse work groups and simultaneous or overlapping deadlines, while maintaining a consistent level of quality.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays, onsite or online.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

To Apply

Email, fax, or mail resume with cover letter to employment@cmog.org, fax to (607) 438-5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, Attn: Human Resources.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.