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Graphic Designer

Department:
Creative Services
Reports To:
Design Director
Classification:
Full Time

Since 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence as the aspirational destination for the world’s finest artists. The Hall presents a wide range of performances each season on its three iconic stages, including concert series curated by acclaimed artists and composers; orchestral performances, chamber music, new music concerts, and recitals; and the best in jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 800,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.

Position Scope

The Graphic Designer shares in the creative work of the Art department—Carnegie Hall’s in-house creative group—and plays an integral role in executing and maintaining Carnegie Hall’s brand style. The Graphic Designer reports to the Design Director and is part of a team of six designers with a track record of delivering innovative, thoughtful, and creative design representing Carnegie Hall.

 Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly grasp and execute the Carnegie Hall brand style. Collaborate and support the Design Director and Art department with the evolution of the Carnegie Hall brand.
  • Create and design various pieces of print and digital collateral, including but not limited to subscription and event three-sheet posters and lobby cards, major season publications, and materials for programs of the Weill Music Institute, Carnegie Hall’s education and social impact arm.
  • Create and design collateral for Carnegie Hall Citywide concerts, free concerts across the five boroughs of New York City.
  • Create and design collateral for Carnegie Hall’s Event Services department, in support of private rentals including weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other special events.
  • Design digital materials (e.g., email headers, social media graphics, motion graphics) in collaboration with the Senior Digital Designer.
  • Design Playbill stuffers and other supporting season materials.
  • Be an active and vocal participant within the Art department and overall Marketing department.
  • Ensure projects are completed with high quality and on schedule.
  • Other projects as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Two or more years of proven experience in and knowledge of print and digital design.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and the Macintosh operating system, with a working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Premiere.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and organization.
  • Culturally responsive communication and interpersonal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible in the workplace as needs shift.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of departments; ability to engage with leadership and build cross-departmental relationships.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to work in a high-pressure environment with competing deadlines and demands from cross-departmental stakeholders; ability to work on tight deadlines as well as long-lead projects.
  • Highly self-motivated and decisive.
  • Passion for and commitment to Carnegie Hall’s mission and values.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of graphic design and art education.
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for music is a major plus.
  • Some evening and weekend coverage required.

Carnegie Hall is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Decisions concerning employment are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to contribute to meeting Carnegie Hall’s needs, and Carnegie Hall is committed not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender expression or status of being transgender), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, status as a caregiver, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses or stalking, criminal convictions (except where otherwise permitted by law), arrest record, credit history, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, veteran or military status, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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humanresources@carnegiehall.org

Fax

212-373-0569

Mail

Carnegie Hall
Human Resources Department
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019–3219

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