The Digital Designer is a member of the Museum’s Design and Interpretation Department, working collaboratively to ensure a consistent and brand-focused visual aesthetic of the Museum’s digital and web-based communications, under the leadership of the Director of Design and Content Strategy and in collaboration with departments across the Museum. Responsibilities of the Digital Designer also include providing design for print and environmental communications as needed, as well as overseeing any/all aspects of production on time and within budget.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conceptualize and produce design deliverables for a variety of digital platforms and formats, in addition to printed materials. This includes but is not limited to email, the Museum’s web properties and social media platforms, advertising, mobile applications, video, digital publication projects, annual reports, event invitations, magazines, and digital signage and interactives for exhibition and permanent collection installations and the building/campus of the DMA.
Help develop and maintain the Museum’s brand identity and ensure that visual and graphic standards are adhered to consistently throughout the Museum’s digital products.
Maintain design and assist with maintenance of the Museum’s website, microsites, and other web properties in coordination with IT and Digital Media, Marketing and Communications, and other stakeholders.
Design, code, and deploy email campaigns in coordination with Marketing and Communications and other Museum departments.
Create digital content for the Museum’s dynamic signage system.
Prepare and recommend budgets for graphic projects. Estimate and negotiate costs with vendors, and maintain quality control of outside production.
Oversee any/all aspects of production for design projects including schedules, routing, and approvals to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
Work strategically with other Museum departments in defining and achieving their goals and attend meetings as needed to coordinate projects, determine schedules, present information regarding digital and print initiatives, and maintain relationships.
Keep informed about current and new production methods and media, especially those allowing innovation in design and communication.