Carnegie Science Center delights, educates and inspires through interactive experiences in science and technology. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The Science Center also serves as a town square for community dialogue on science and its social implications and seeks to showcase regional science and technology advances. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 500,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes and off-site education programs.
We are currently searching for a Graphic Design Manager to join our dynamic team! The Graphic Design Manager serves as an integrated member of the Marketing Department and is responsible for defining and translating the Carnegie Science Center brand to a wide range of visual materials. The Graphic Designer Manager develops creative concepts and produces advertising, publications, flyers, posters, displays, signage and other collateral. He or she makes independent decisions regarding print vendors and design materials, as well as manages design associates, interns, and photographers working on behalf of Carnegie Science Center. The Graphic Design Manager works in collaboration with exhibit designers and the Web Development and Experience Manager to assure consistency across all visual media.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in design or related field and 5-years of experience in marketing or design setting
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and Microsoft Office. Must have strong design aesthetic, conceptualization, and typography skills. Thorough knowledge of print, digital and large-format graphic production, and experience with photo direction.
Individual must be highly organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated. In addition to exceptional design skills and a strong visual aesthetic, this position requires an ability to prioritize tasks, to anticipate and manage conflicting deadlines, and to coordinate complex and overlapping project schedules. Good communication skills, flexibility, and an ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment with several different departments are essential.
Work is primarily sedentary in nature. Work requires good visual acuity and color perception.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required prior to beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is part of the orientation process. However, if you would like more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.