Graphic Designer - PMCA

Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA)

Pasadena, CA

The PMCA is looking for a creative individual to join our team as Graphic Designer on a contract basis. This person will be responsible for the design of a wide array of digital and printed materials that maintain the Museum’s established visual identity and guidelines.


  • Design exhibition-related collateral including: invitations, evites, rack cards, exhibition brochures, and press releases
  • Design onsite signage and graphics, including: front desk signage, building decal, donor wall, and other graphics as needed
  • Design web assets for social media, email campaigns, and website
  • Design internal documents for each department as needed
  • Follow Museum identity and design guidelines for all work

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and facilitate timely proofing and production process in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate openly
  • Knowledge of best print practices, experience with online printers is a plus
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Mac computers
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Gmail/Google Apps


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communications, fine arts, or related MFA preferred
  • At least 2 years related experience, arts and culture sector preferred
  • Portfolio of previous projects

Additional Qualifications:

  • English, fluent in both spoken and written
  • Valid CA driver’s license

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Noise, such as groups of people working in enclosed areas
  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs


Applications accepted until position is filled. Send cover letter, résumé, and three references to with “Graphic Designer” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Targeted start date: 8/21/2016


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