Senior Exhibit Content Developer, California Academy of Sciences

Position Summary

We’re hiring a Senior Exhibit Content Developer to join the Academy’s Exhibit Studio. We create captivating exhibits and visitor experiences to engage a global audience in the Academy’s mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. Our current projects include a new exhibition on cutting-edge exploration of coral reef biodiversity, redesigning portions of the signature living rainforest, and pioneering new ways to showcase incredible natural history collections and science-based sustainability solutions to Academy visitors.

The Senior Exhibit Content Developer will:

  • Serve as lead content developer on assigned projects.
  • Work closely with Academy scientists, a top-notch exhibit team, and other internal and external partners to develop innovative strategies for Academy exhibits.
  • Create engaging scientific content, research and write exhibit and aquarium labels, and produce interactives and media.
  • Report to Associate Director of Exhibit Content Development.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You’re passionate about making science and sustainability compelling for broad audiences.
  • You have demonstrated experience in science writing for diverse public audiences.
  • You have a degree in life sciences, environmental studies, museum studies, or related field.
  • You have 5+ years (7-10 preferred) of exhibit development experience in informal science or similar setting.
  • You’re adept at collaborating on multiple projects simultaneously and meeting tight deadlines.

This is a full-time position in San Francisco, CA.

For full position description and to apply, please visit close June 12.

The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

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