Director of Graphic Design


Foodseum is Chicago’s first nonprofit food museum. That’s right, a physical space completely dedicated to helping you discover your passion for food. Through interactive exhibits, educational seminars, unique content, events and programming, Foodseum provides a window into the history, people, farm-to-fork transformations, preparations, international flavors and more behind the food we all enjoy.

Foodseum is searching for an outgoing and energetic self-starter with a passion for food, culture and education. The Director of Graphic Design will report to Executive Director and will be responsible for managing and advising the graphic design team. The Director of Graphic Design will be responsible for the Foodseum brand as well as the timely completion of online and physical Foodseum marketing and advertising materials by the graphic design team. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing designs and design elements to be used in Foodseum's marketing and PR strategy along with various individual campaigns, including but not limited to banners, posters, handouts, social media posts and online advertisements

  • Aiding in the management of Foodseum's brand standards for print and web media

  • Creating design guidelines for affiliate and partner usage of Foodseum branded artwork and materials

  • Assistance with the creation of internal standards materials including: newsletter, .ppt presentations, one-pagers and solicitation materials 

  • Maintaining the graphic library of images and fonts

  • Other responsibilities as determined 

The Director of Graphic Design will be an integral part of the Foodseum team, and will be a key component to the successful launch of Chicago's first nonprofit food museum. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an innovative high-profile, high-growth nonprofit looking to make a significant impact on Chicago's future.


  • Excitement for telling a story through a visual medium

  • Excellent communication skills and emotional intelligence

  • 3+ years of experience developing digital and physical marketing materials for professional clients

  • Experience successfully managing a creative design team

  • Ability to independently track milestones and to deliver high-quality results in a timely manner

  • Professional understanding of Adobe Design Suite

  • Ability to adapt and excel in a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to listen and provide constructive feedback with a positive attitude

  • Open mind and desire to learn and work closely with a multi-faceted team

  • Enjoyment in keeping up with the latest trends in the food industry and culinary arena


This position is 10 hr / week commitment starting June 1, 2016. This position is unpaid.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Kyle Joseph at