We are excited to be hosting our annual fundraiser for education programs, the Mission Creek Soiree, on Saturday, May 18. For this special event, the Museum Backyard, Santa Barbara Gallery, Mammal Hall, and Bird Halls are temporarily closed to the public. The Museum will close early at 3:30 PM. But don't worry, there's plenty more to explore all over campus, including a sneak peek of our new dinosaur exhibit Prehistoric Forest!

Graphic Designer Temporary

Availability: July-September

Mission: The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History inspires a thirst for discovery and a passion for the natural world.

Position Summary: Responsible for assisting the Marketing and Exhibits Department with designing and producing print advertising, marketing collateral, direct mail materials and exhibit signage.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Graphic Design
    • Designs print advertisements in collaboration with the Marketing team and appropriate project managers.
    • Design and produce graphic panels for permanent and changing exhibits in collaboration with the Marketing & Exhibits team.
    • Maintain a high standard of design, format, and production, while adhering to the established Museum brand and style guide.
    • Accuracy, creative design, brand consistency, and production-ready execution.
    • Manage individual workflow working closely with Senior Graphic Designer to ensure deadlines are being met.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to design a variety of media elements including direct mail, newspaper, magazine ads, in-store signage elements, brochures, internal communication pieces and related projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to take graphic design projects from concept through execution.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in graphic design
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop. Knowledge of Premiere Pro is a plus.
  • Web design and CSS, HTML, JavaScript/jQuery experience helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines in a faced-past work environment.

Work Environment:

  • General office environment with occasional work throughout the museum’s facilities (exhibit halls, conference rooms, scientific laboratories & galleries) and outdoors
  • Extensive work on computers (repetitive movement – typing)
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending and climbing stairs with occasional lifting of light loads (20 lbs)

To apply click on this link