Graphic Designer

Environments

Open to senior or mid-level candidates.

We have an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer on our Environments team with a focus on developing typography and typographic systems, iconography, and maps for exhibitions, signage and wayfinding programs, and other spatial applications. In typical projects we express a visual identity of a building or institution and apply to spaces. The work can range from designing large identification signs on a building facade, to a system of orientation signs across a public park, a labeling system for an exhibition, or a graphic mural in a lobby of an office building.

The studio is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment with clients ranging from boutique cultural institutions to global brands. On any given project, the Graphic Designer will work with a Creative Director and project team to conceive, create, and present ideas. This position will be on-site in New York City.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Creative Director and project team to develop innovative strategies and concepts
  • Realize projects with both the highest level of creativity and respect for client’s needs, schedule, and budget
  • Develop flexible and creative design solutions and translate into design systems
  • Work with team to create compelling client-facing presentations of design work and refine tools and processes for presentations
  • Support in documentation of design systems in comprehensive guidelines and finalize template and asset files for production

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional portfolio of relevant work
  • Strong typographic skills
  • Self-starter who likes to bring new ideas to the table
  • Strong communication skills
  • Deep knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates who show a combined strength in initiating expressive concepts, while also being able to develop systematic designs.

Typical candidates will have 1-3 years of professional experience and a graduate degree in graphic design or a related field, but we welcome applicants with unconventional backgrounds. Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please include “Graphic Designer / Environments” in the subject line of your email.