Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

Gallagher & Associates seeks an exceptionally talented graphic designer with a great attitude and the ability to inspire and motivate.

Graphic Designer for Exhibitions

Our Washington, DC Studio is looking for a highly motivated Graphic Designer with strong technical skills, a good eye for typography, background working on exhibitions and/or other spatial design and several years of design studio experience. This person should have a passion for design, flexible attitude, and the ability to work collaboratively with a team.

The Graphic Designer will work closely with the creative team to design and coordinate the design, production, fabrication, installation of exhibit graphics for museums throughout the United States. This talented and goal-oriented person would play a key role in creating memorable visitor experiences for museums, interpretive centers and visitor centers across the U.S.

Core Responsibilities

  • Under the mentorship of Senior Graphic Designers, work collaboratively with 3D designers, media team and content developers to create immersive, story-driven spaces
  • Reports to Graphics Director
  • Develop graphic standards and hierarchies per project style and content
  • Attend internal and client meetings to understand the content and materials available to bring the exhibition graphic elements to life both interpretively and creatively
  • Develop designs from conceptual, ideation stage to the final design, construction design and implementations

Qualifications

  • B.A or M.A in Graphic Design & Environmental Design with a minimum of 4 years experience in experiential graphic design or a related field
  • Proven experience in multiple phases of the design process, including concept design, design development and final artwork
  • Good knowledge of fabrication techniques and materials standards of exhibit design
  • Excellent typography skills
  • High level of fluency with Adobe CS Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), MS Office and Keynote
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills (verbal, written, and illustrative)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Optional skills or working knowledge in: Identity and branding design, touch-screen interactive interface design, or indoor/outdoor wayfinding signage design is a plus
  • Optional skills or working software knowledge in: After Effects, Google Sketch-Up, Filemaker Pro a plus.

 

Benefits Include:

Competitive Salary, Vacation, Sick, Vacation and Personal Holiday, Company Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Employee Referral Bonus Program, Medical Plan & Dental Plan, Summer Fridays and more…

Our Culture:

It is an exciting time to join the G&A team and we have the core values to prove it — Excellence, Impact, Integrity & Balance shape our future and are designed and defined to help our team understand the link between strategy and culture. These values explain how the day-to-day translates into supporting aligned efforts and goals across the board. Join us as we continue to develop our culture together, to fit our style and your success!

To Apply

Please send resume and digital portfolio as a PDF file to [email protected]   

About Gallagher & Associates

Gallagher & Associates is an internationally recognized Museum Planning and Design Firm with offices in Washington D.C., New York City, Portland, and and Singapore. We create outstanding visitor experiences for public and private museums, visitor centers, learning facilities, science centers.

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