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Publication or Company Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Job Title Junior Graphic Designer
Industry Graphic Design/Art Direction, Marketing, Non-profit
Salary Hourly
Job Duration Part Time
Job Location Brooklyn, NY
Job Requirements DEPARTMENT: Marketing

REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to join its team of two talented graphic designers. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and have an appreciation for their surroundings at one of New York Cityís most treasured natural spaces. The Junior Graphic Designer will gain experience working on a wide range of projects for the Garden, from brochures, invitations, and advertisements to web graphics and onsite interpretation. Strong communication skills are a plus, as this position involves a high level of interaction with staff at all levels across several departments. S/he should also possess an interest in sustainability, adhering to green printing standards in support of the Gardenís mission.

Primary Responsibilities:
*Meet with project managers to discuss objectives and interpret these needs to design a variety of materials including brochures, newsletters, catalogues, direct mail, advertising, signage, invitations, web graphics, and other collateral materials.

*Design templates for use by qualified individuals in other departments.

*Communicate brand guidelines to project managers.

*Ensure brand consistency across all projects.

*Manage internal relationships to keep projects on brand, schedule and budget.

*Manage external relationships with vendors, including printers and mail houses.

*Bid, contract, and execute projects according to established budgets and production schedules.

*Track all projects through Gardenlink Print Job Request system.

*Work closely with Copy Editor to ensure that projects adhere to BBG Style Guide.

*Perform any other related duties or special projects as directed.


BA or BFA in Graphic Design and 1 year design experience. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Ability to work in a team environment, to multitask, and to manage time effectively while working under tight deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

About Our Company Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of New York City most treasured natural spaces and a vital urban horticultural and botanical resource. In addition to its magnificent grounds and plant collections, BBG is esteemed for its education, research, and publications programs.

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