Graphic Designer - Charleston, SC

  • 13 Jul 2020 10:58 AM
    Message # 9098871

    Job Summary

    HW Exhibits, a division of Brockington and Associates, is looking for a creative Graphic Designer to fill a temporary opening on our multi-disciplinary design team in Mount Pleasant, SC. The successful applicant is expected work 40 hours per week. The opening extends from September 1 – December 31, 2020 with the potential to become a fulltime position.

    HW Exhibits creates indoor and outdoor interpretive exhibits, exhibit plans, educational programs, websites, and interactive environments for museums, parks, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and private companies. Our parent company, Brockington and Associates, is an independent heritage resource management firm and has been in business for over 30 years. Many of our projects are produced in conjunction with our staff archaeologists and historians and focus on cultural and natural history.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, strong conceptual and technical skills, experience producing client-driven work, and an ability to deliver high-quality, innovative designs while meeting multiple project deadlines. A strong background in typography and interest in 3-dimensional design, wayfinding, exhibition design and environments are highly valued. Primary responsibilities for this role include planning; conceptualizing and developing exhibit and interpretive graphic programs; donor recognition; and environmental graphics. They will create exhibit floor and wall plans, renderings, and content for digital interactives. They will collaborate with clients and team members on effective design solutions that communicate the client’s message. The ability to explain why a concept is compelling and relevant are essential to this position.

    Position Requirements

    • -          Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
    • -          Minimum 3 years of design studio experience
    • -          Thorough understanding of color, composition, and typography principles
    • -          Knowledge of the printing process and preparing files for print production
    • -          Ability to work on multiple projects, while adhering to project timelines
    • -          Exceptional interpersonal, collaborative, and creative problem-solving skills
    • -          Willingness to learn and take initiative
    • -          Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
    • -          Availability to travel to meet with clients and participate in exhibit installs
    • -          Mac OS X user
    • -          Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
    • -          Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • -          Familiarity with SketchUp, AutoCad, HTML, and CSS a plus!
    • -          Experience with space planning, photography, illustration, and museum design a plus!

    Benefits:

    Competitive Salary ($40,000-$45,000), Vacation, Sick, and Holiday leave, Medical Plan & Dental Plan, etc. etc.

    To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, résumé, application, and a link to your online portfolio to www.brockington.org. Please, no phone calls about this position.


    Last modified: 13 Jul 2020 11:01 AM | Rachel Bragg