Graphic Designer

This position reports directly to the Creative Manager. As a member of the creative department, this position works collaboratively with other departments and team members on a wide variety of print and display materials, all in an effort to ensure that the science center's mission and goals are realized. This position requires professional behavior, creativity, attention to detail, and adherence to institutional protocols. Organizational skills and a strong understanding of print production are required. 

Responsibilities:  Assist in the design/development of marketing, educational, programming, operations, and development collateral, as assigned, utilizing the institution’s brand identity and guidelines.
Contribute to exhibits design, planning, and component fabrication as possible.
Make every effort to keep all print design/development as cost effective as possible, from concept to production.
Manage vendor and supplier interactions effectively and professionally, as a representative of the institution, and in an effort to secure and maintain the best cost and service available.
Produce layouts and drafts efficiently, in order to expedite the development and progress of creative concepts.
Follow all proofing and editing processes closely, to ensure accurate and problem-free products.
Participate in all facets of the design and production process of assigned projects. Proactively watch for repairs, updates, upgrades, improvements or better ways to accomplish goals for any graphic need (e.g. sales support materials, interpretive/educational signs, brochures, fliers, maps, tickets and other particularly exhibit components.)
Utilize existing resources efficiently, while staying curious and open to new methods of production, new materials being developed, and new ways of solving problems. Make suggestions for more economical or creative use of resources and media.


3-5 years experience in the graphic design field or a strong portfolio of similar design projects to those of the science center.
The ability to manage and meet deadlines, estimate and organize schedules, and juggle multi-phase projects.
Possess software knowledge: Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Illustrator and Photoshop.
An ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
An ability to solve problems independently and effectively.
An ability to set goals and to execute both short term and long term plans.
An ability to balance attention to detail with a ‘big picture’ view of project relevance.
Web Design capabilities a plus. 

All applicants must apply on-line at and submit a detail resume outlining job history and experience

Posted: October 2, 2019
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7868 Iron Horse Rd
Monclova, OH 43542
Office: 567.952.0208
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Our mission is to provide programs and social activities that further the professional development of members in the practice of their craft, and make contributions to the community through public service and educational programs.