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 firstname.lastname@example.org