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Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer is responsible for creating visually engaging graphics for exhibits and promotional materials.

This role involves collaborating with the design team members and clients to ensure that each design aligns with the vision and overall goals of the exhibit. The Graphic Designer will be involved in the design process from concept to final product, including drafting sketches, creating digital designs, and preparing files for printing or fabrication.

Responsibilities and Duties

Create visual elements. Design and create visually engaging graphics for exhibits, including signage, interpretive panels, exhibit labels, and interactive displays.

Collaborate with the design team. Work closely with the design team and clients to understand the design needs of each project and create graphics that align with these needs.

Prepare design drafts. Prepare sketches, layouts, and graphic elements of the creative concept.

Present design drafts. Present design concepts to client, explaining thinking and inspiration behind the designs and record feedback for design refinement.

Refine designs. Use design software to refine designs and create final drafts for review.

Prepare files for production. Prepare and package design files for printing or fabrication.

Stay current on design trends. Keep up with the latest trends and technologies in graphic design, and incorporate these into designs as appropriate.

Keep design files organized. Maintain and organize design files in a clean and professional hierarchy in Dropbox and in our project management software.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience as a Graphic Designer, preferably within an exhibit design or related industry.
  • Strong graphic design skills, including a strong understanding of color, layout, and typography.
  • Proficiency in design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to think spatially and envision designs in 3D space.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Work Environment

The Graphic Designer typically works in an open office space at Upland. The role often requires a standard 9-to-5 schedule, but may sometimes require additional hours to meet project deadlines, especially when nearing the completion of a project. There may be opportunities for remote work depending on the project.