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The Houston Zoo is seeking well-qualified candidates for the position of Environmental Graphic Designer. The ideal candidate will understand wayfinding analysis, signage scheduling, code compliance, comprehension of architectural plans, and how to develop scaled drawings of signage and graphic elements. Qualified individuals will possess strong experience in all facets of designing and implementing signage systems, including working hands on with project managers, architects, and theming designers on multiple projects. LEED accreditation a plus. Must have knowledge of working on MAC platform.
Mission: The Houston Zoo connects communities
with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife.
Our Vision: The Houston Zoo will be a leader in the global movement to save wildlife.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops and maintains positive working relationships across all internal departments (including Animal Programs, IT, Conservation Education and all Operations departments) and works closely with Zoo staff as clients
Executes and/or manages the aesthetics of signage projects from visual concept and design, to fabrication and installation, including creating and reporting schedule, scope and budget for all projects
Works closely with a multi-disciplinary team of content developers, designers, fabricators, and vendors to create cohesive environmental graphic design solutions
Integrates messaging, color, imagery, type and composition into 2D, 3D built, and digital environments
Specifies materials and construction methods for both interior and exterior applications
Coordinates with vendors and fabricators to obtain quotes, as well as deliverables
Responsible for preparing final documentation and production-ready artwork for 2D, 3D built, or digital applications
Manages fabricators and installers to ensure integrity of final signage application
Education and Experience
Must understand wayfinding analysis, code compliance,
comprehension of architectural plans, and know how to develop scaled drawings
of signage and graphic elements.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) with CADtools, and MS Office Skills in AutoCAD/Revit and SketchUp, or other 3D modeling programs a must
The work environment is generally comfortable and most work is indoors although the position will require some work outside in the Zoo, depending on the project scope. The Graphics department is a small team environment consisting of the designers and the Creative Director, who work in-house at the Houston Zoo. This position reports directly to the Creative Director, and works with members of the other Zoo departments, and often coordinates efforts between the other staff such as copywriters, photographers, theming designers, project managers, and other specialists, as well as outside vendors.
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