Graphic Designer

Posted on 07/28/2022

Graphic Designer
Philbrook Museum of Art – Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Type

Institutional Overview
Nestled in 25 acres of beautiful gardens, Philbrook Museum of Art is a 1920s Italianate Villa featuring a dynamic and ambitious program of rotating exhibitions and galleries with selections from an actively growing collection of approximately 15,000 objects. With artworks from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe dating from 3,000 BCE to today, Philbrook is Oklahoma’s most comprehensive art museum and offers visitors a glimpse into a broad range of cultures, time periods, and perspectives. The diverse collection supports a vision of Philbrook as central to the lives of our community as a place for learning, inspiration, and fun. Through bold action and strategic investment, we create a space for new ideas, diverse perspectives, and social connection.  

Position Overview
In this position, you will conceptualize, develop, and produce creative solutions for campaign collateral to support museum branding and communications. You will be responsible for providing production of graphics and printed materials for the organization’s public promotion, exhibitions, gardens, shop, fundraising, and education programs while maintaining industry standards and trends.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates closely with multiple museum departments during the creative review process and provide meaningful contributions to the overall concept in campaign initiatives for print materials, environmental graphics, invitations, event programs, newsletters, packaging, and other print documents using graphic design software tools. 
  • Will apply and adapt existing brand standards across print and digital materials for a global audience.
  • Optimizes print and digital materials for email and other forms of digital distribution. 
  • Provides graphic design support for various communications, including but not limited to social media, blog, website, email, infographics, and animated GIFs.
  • Makes designed artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production. 
  • Provides image retouching, clipping paths, and additional image manipulation
  • Provides guidance to interns with design and production on assigned projects
  • Performs additional duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications
Equivalent Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design required, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Major or significant coursework in Art, Graphic Design, or related disciplines highly preferred. 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in graphic design.
  • Experience in photo editing, web design, illustration or motion graphics is strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities: 

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat).
  • Strong proficiency with Macintosh products.
  • Experience in graphic design, print production, and visual arts.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining deadlines for concurrent projects.
  • Must have a high degree of conceptual skills with a high sense of style/design and layout.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. 

Competitive Salary& Benefits

  • Full-time, Non-Exempt, $19.23/hr.
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO), Sick Leave, Paid Holidays 
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 403(b) retirement plan and matching

For consideration, please submit both a cover letter and resume. 

Philbrook provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.