The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is seeking a Designer. The Designer is responsible for developing and implementing design solutions that impact and shape the Museum visitor’s experience. Working collaboratively with colleagues in all areas of the museum, the designer must exercise independent judgment to develop creative and innovative ways to design and produce graphic material for exhibition brochures, exhibition cards, marketing materials, building and exhibition signage, and posters. The designer is also responsible for creating and producing graphic material for email, video and the web.
The Designer also manages the Tang Museum’s digital media portfolio consisting of thousands of images from exhibiting artists, installation documentation, multimedia artworks and other electronic publications.
Expert skills using techniques, materials, equipment and software used in graphic design, multimedia development and video authoring such as: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Max/MSP/Jitter, Pro-Tools, Flash and new applications as they are developed. The candidate should also have a working knowledge of HTML and CSS and be familiar with web tools like Moveable Type and Word Press.
Must have aptitude for quick problem solving and visual thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines.