The Cincinnati Museum Center seeks an Assistant Exhibit Designer.
Position Overview: Following the restoration of our historic rail station home, Cincinnati Museum Center is reimagining its permanent exhibits for history, natural history and children’s museums. Additionally, we host world-class traveling exhibitions as well as internally develop temporary exhibitions in support of our vast collections. In support of these efforts, we are adding an assistant exhibit designer to our team. The person we hire will contribute to our collaborative development process, had the ability to think and work in 2D and 3D, and will take the lead in exhibition graphics design and production.
Responsibilities: The assistant exhibit designer will take part in all aspects of the project development process, including conceptualization, prototyping and testing, developing design layouts and production packages and managing relationships to realize production and installation. They will work collaboratively with content experts, educators, other designers, and production staff to create work tailored to each exhibit that upholds the design standards of the department and is resilient to significant guest engagement. The assistant exhibit designer will take the lead for graphic design, production and installation, delivering projects on time and within budget.
Design and Concepting– 50%
Graphics and Exhibits Production – 50%
Working Conditions: Position is 40 hour/week, salary, with benefits. Work environment is primarily office conditions, with some attendance at meetings inside and outside of Union Terminal. The assistant exhibit designer will spend extended periods seated in front of a computer. Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
Salary range: $36,000-$39,000
Job classification: Full-time, Salary
To apply: Please provide a cover letter, resume and digital portfolio with representative examples of your 2-D and 3-D design work. Apply at www.CincyMuseum.org.
Posted: July 23, 2021