Graphic Designer/Junior Graphic Designer

New York City, New York
Commiserate with Experience
Jul 15, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

The Jewish Museum:

Founded in 1904 and located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. The Museum applies a contemporary lens to its exhibitions, which range from ancient to contemporary art.

The Position:

The Graphic Designer/Junior Graphic Designer will create engaging materials and support the Museum’s overall visual identity in support of exhibitions, programs, fundraising, onsite signage, and multi-channel advertising campaigns. Projects will include print, digital media, motion graphics, and environmental design, as well as art directing and executing photo shoots for retail products, events, and special projects. Title will be commensurate with experience.


  • Design attractive and effective promotional materials in a variety of media for a range of target audiences.
  • Understand how to work within set graphic standards but accommodate and adapt to the needs and desires of different audience cohorts.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders in different departments including Marketing, Digital, Retail, Development, Curatorial, and Education. Seamlessly balance work on multiple varied projects at a time.
  • Prepare design files for production.
  • Communicate with vendors and other service providers relating to design and fabrication.
  • Adhere to production schedules, budgets, and deadlines.
  • Actively stay abreast of current design trends


  • Earned or pending Bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
  • Minimum one year of experience designing marketing collateral or advertisements preferred.
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects.
  • Strong competency in motion graphics
  • Video editing, HTML, CSS, Keynote, PowerPoint a plus; environmental design experience a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail, typesetting and typography.
  • Knowledge and experience in print production.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to take direction and build productive working relationships.
  • Experience and interest in photography preferred.
  • Experience with or deep passion for arts and culture a plus.



For immediate consideration send resume, cover letter and samples of your design/website portfolio to:

Associate Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY  10128


Applicants must submit samples of their design/website portfolio to be considered for this position.


The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages applications from diverse candidates.



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