Graphic Designer

Everyman Theatre
Baltimore, MD

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Director of Brand and Marketing, the Graphic Designer helps create and maintain high-quality standards for the theater's visual identity across multiple platforms and collateral. This position is ideal for a creative, detail-oriented, and personable graphic storyteller who is a great communicator, able to think outside of the box to find innovative solutions to challenges, and wants to be a part of a dynamic, fast-paced and beloved Baltimore cultural institution.


Everyman Theatre is a non-profit organization with a resident ensemble of artists from the Baltimore/Washington area dedicated to presenting high quality plays that are affordable & accessible to everyone. The Theatre is committed to embodying the promise of its name.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with Director of Brand and Marketing and Marketing team to conceptualize, design and produce print/web media that promotes the Everyman Theatre brand and programming. This includes work on branding, brochures, posters, print ads, direct mail, signage, web-related media, email campaigns, and more.

  • Assist in protecting the integrity of Everyman Theatre brand and all uses.

  • Help the Marketing department support the communication needs of all Everyman departments, including Development and Education & Community Engagement.

  • Help manage third-party vendor relationships, which include designers, printers, mail houses and photographers

  • Lead the management and updates of Everyman website.

  • Assist with photoshoots as needed (this will include evening photoshoots).

  • Follow design trends and industry best practices to help drive Everyman to innovate through visual storytelling.

  • Maintain archives of Everyman graphic materials

  • Be a social media contributor on Everyman’s social media platforms; collaborating with Everyman’s social media team to ensure optimum execution of social media goals and strategies for shows, seasons and the institution as a whole; assisting to generate content that encourages active user engagement

  • Provide general administrative support including, but not limited to, filing, copying, cutting, proofreading, and assistance in maintaining the graphic design schedule

  • Attend some night functions (opening nights, pre-show events, gala, etc.)

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Brand & Marketing



QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • BA/BFA degree preferred (with coursework emphasis in graphic design, commercial/visual arts, or advertising) or comparable professional experience.

  • A dynamic portfolio demonstrating a strong aesthetic sense, an ability to think creatively and strategically, and an ability to provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing diverse materials across multiple platforms

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • An ability to carry out a concept from start to completion, on your own and as part of a team

  • Ability to take direction, adapt to change, and maintain a positive demeanor in a deadline-driven, fast-paced, team environment

  • Strong proofreading skills

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to anticipate needs of the Marketing department and of the organization

  • Energetic personality, capable of being a positive, influential brand ambassador for Everyman Theatre

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of handling multiple projects concurrently

  • Exceptional computer skills. Knowledge of Mac operating platform a must. Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Word.

  • Experience with Google Docs, MailChimp, major social media platforms, SEO, and Drupal a plus.

  • Knowledge of and/or passion for the theatrical arts preferred, but not required


This position is full-time and requires some off-peak hours for events. Compensation is competitive with similar positions throughout the country and will be commensurate with experience.


Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio to jobs@everymantheatre.org.