Graphic Artist

Washington D.C.
May 23, 2018
Aug 01, 2018
Full Time

To design and to provide graphic services for materials developed in the Advertising Department, including print advertising, collateral, signage, institutional publications, and other printed materials as required by the Kennedy Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:

97%     Creating designs on computer for ads, direct mail, collateral, and other materials.

32%     Specifying printing instructions, reviewing bluelines and other printer’s proofs.


The Graphic Artist must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education in graphic/commercial art and must have at least two years related professional experience.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required:

The Graphic Artist must have proficiency in desktop publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite--PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign) in a PC environment. The Graphic Artist must provide a portfolio that demonstrates ability and experience. The Graphic Artist should be proficient in layout and design and computer-generated artwork production and have working knowledge of four-color printing process. The Graphic Artist should be able to handle multiple assignments under the pressure of tight deadlines; be detail-oriented and organized; able to follow creative direction; and conscientious about following purchasing and routing procedures and taking instructions for edits and changes.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation’s cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

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