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Museum Graphic Designer

  • 511518
  • PHOENIX
  • LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • Full-time

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE
The Legislative Council is a statutory committee of the Legislature chaired in alternate years by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and includes six additional members from each chamber. The Council staff provide a variety of nonpartisan bill drafting, research, computer and other administrative services to all of the members of both houses of the Legislature.

Museum Graphic Designer

**Interested applicants should send an electronic letter of introduction with a resume to smahan@azleg.gov**

Job Location:

1700 West Washington Suite 100

Phoenix, Arizona 85007  

Posting Details:

Annual Salary Range: $46,000 - $52,000

This position will remain open until filled  

Job Summary:

The Arizona Capitol Museum is located in the historic Arizona Capitol building at the center of Arizona’s state government complex.

The Museum utilizes artifacts, guided interpretation, virtual resources, interactive activities, and public programs to educate visitors on Arizona's governmental, political, and social history.

Offering free admission, the Museum welcomes over 100,000 visitors annually including 20,000 K-12 students.

Job Duties:

Reporting to the Museum Administrator, this full-time position is responsible for all museum branding and graphic design. Works closely with the museum staff to develop and produce graphics for museum exhibits, ranging from wall-wrap murals to text panels, object labels, and digital displays. Works closely with IT staff to maintain and update museum website. Manages social media and online presence. Creates promotional materials such as brochures, gift shop signage, and special program/event flyers. Carefully organizes design files and tracks edits made to drafts throughout the review and editing process. Works with vendors to secure bids for printing/fabrication and collaborates with staff to oversee installation process. Experience in photography and editing video preferred.

Occasionally guides tours of the Arizona Capitol Museum and legislative buildings. Provides store and information desk coverage and other duties as assigned. Opens and closes museum as scheduled. Works seasonal Saturday hours and other special after-hours/weekend events.

This is not a remote position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge:

• Knowledge of graphic design and visual art pertaining to museums or arts and culture

• Knowledge of copyright laws, intellectual property and trademark rights

• Knowledge of graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite

• Knowledge of commercial printing procedures and requirements

Skill:

• Skill in project management, attention to detail, design modification, organization, time management, proofreading, and problem solving

Ability:

• Ability to use artistic skills to communicate ideas in educational and engaging ways

• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in a written format

• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

• Ability to collaborate and work with a team

• Ability to receive constructive feedback

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor’s degree in art, graphic design, marketing, communications, or related field

• Minimum two years’ experience working in a design or creative capacity

• Experience working in a museum or arts and culture setting

• Experience working with printing/fabrication vendors

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Required to drive on State business; must possess a valid Arizona driver's license

Benefits:

The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

• Health and dental insurance

• Retirement plan

• Sick leave

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

• Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment

Contact Us:

• If you have any questions please feel free to contact Stephanie Mahan at smahan@azleg.gov

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.