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Graphic Designer I

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Graphic Designer I creates a broad range of promotional and brand creative with a primary focus on social media content design, email, and web assets, including landing pages, banner ads, animations, short videos, and other digital formats. Reporting to the Design Supervisor and working closely with the Social Media and Content Marketing team, the Graphic Designer I is able to translate objectives into visually compelling creative that expresses the Museum brand and its exhibits, program, products, and events to achieve maximum impact in the marketplace. The role brings a fresh perspective to the team and helps to elevate the Museum's digital footprint, both creatively and technically. The positions also supports some offline, print creative projects on an as-needed basis.


  • Create compelling digital assets that achieve business objectives using authorized icons, colors, approaches, styles, and sizes. Use industry standard graphics and Museum brand-specific design elements that align with brand strategy in an average of 5 to 10 projects per week.
  • Design and produce social media graphics and content, design emails and email templates, digital display ads, landing pages, infographics, and other digital content, an average of 5 to 10 projects a week.
  • Develop digital concepts for A/B testing that conforms to best practices in digital design and user experience, approximately 2 to 4 projects per month on average.
  • Meet 1 -3 times a week with various stakeholders to understand objectives, obtain feedback on designs, and contribute to brainstorming sessions in order to maintain a manageable schedule and minimize changes in the development process.
  • Develop print materials including signage, programs, invitations, posters, banners, flyers, mailers, and other institutional print collateral as needed. 1 to 5 projects per week on average.


This position is full-time, 40hrs/wk, Monday-Friday


Director, Marketing Communications


  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree preferred.
  • 1 or more years of Graphic Design, Marketing Communications experience.
  • Demonstrated layout, illustration, graphic design, and typography skills.
  • Past experience designing across various mediums (digital display, social, email, print, video) in a professional setting.
  • Experience designing social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of web and mobile standards, social platforms, email design, and responsive design
  • Understanding of technical constraints imposed by the different forms of digital media.
  • Experience coding email templates with a focus on cross-platform compatibility and responsive frameworks.
  • Fluency in: Mac OS environment, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Acrobat, After Effects, and font management tools.
  • Basic skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under specific deadlines/timelines, with flexibility to react to real-time opportunities.


Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.   

  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 02114
  Job Category Graphic design
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Dec. 18, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Museum of Science
  Organizational Focus Museums and Historical Societies
  Contact Person Gievaughann Brown
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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