The Public Theater was founded in 1954 on the principles that theater is an essential cultural force and that art and culture belong to everyone. The Public Theater seeks a full-time Graphic Designer to join our in-house team. Brand Studio develops all internal and external materials with The Public’s signature visual identity. Our range of work includes: Free Shakespeare in the Park, Joe’s Pub, and a full season of new musicals, plays, events and programs at The Public’s landmarked six-venue building at Astor Place. We are a passionate team that is deeply invested in the performing arts.
As the graphic designer, you will uphold the visual consistency of the brand, while supporting and contributing to the creation of a variety of materials including print and digital, with a desire for motion. Projects include research and design for: show artwork, social media, programs, development materials, signage, advertisements, brochures and booklet, postcards, flyers, motion graphics, merchandise, installations, presentations, and more.
Conceptualize, design and implement creative graphics and content, both print and digital, on time and within budget
Update existing presentations and collateral; design new ones, create branded collateral, signage, and other materials
Manage design revisions and approval of artwork and information accuracy
Manage utilization and archive of all project artwork
Applicants should have 3+ years of experience as part of an in-house team, design studio,
or agency environment.
Strong, dynamic type is the core of our branding—those considered must have outstanding typography skills.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite programs are required, primarily: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and Premiere.
Knowledge of prepress and mock up skills are highly preferred.
Additional competencies include the ability to:
Collaborate and communicate with a team;
Work quickly under pressure;
Manage time and projects effectively and efficiently;
*As a condition of employment, the Public will require all employees who report to work on site (either at the Public Theater or any other workspace or performing location) to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.
This is a Non-Exempt full-time position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Position is available immediately. Please send resume and a link to portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org.