Department/Team:

 

Marketing

Position reports to:

 

Creative Director

FLSA classification status:

 

Part time; overtime eligible

Pay range:

 

$22/Hour

Application deadline:

 

Sunday, June 26th, 2022

 

SEATTLE REP is seeking a resourceful and highly talented part time Graphic Design Assistant to join the Marketing and Communications team.

 

ABOUT US

Seattle Rep is committed to producing the highest quality programming, and we believe that our ability to contribute to excellence in the arts depends on building a community whose members come from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences.

We are part of a growing movement in theater to ensure inclusion of those who have been excluded historically; focusing particularly on racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities and women, ensuring they are at the decision-making table and reflected in our community.

Mission

Seattle Rep collaborates with extraordinary artists to create productions and programs that reflect and elevate the diverse cultures, perspectives, and life experiences of our region.

Vision

Theater at the heart of public life

Values

Artistic Vitality, Sustainability, Generous and Inclusive Practices

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Marketing & Communications department is responsible for achieving all subscription and single ticket revenue goals for the organization, and for all outward-facing patron communications. This position will play an important role in our team’s success.

The Graphic Design Assistant supports the production workflow of the Graphics team at Seattle Rep. The Assistant will work under the guidance of the Senior Designers on a range of print and digital projects. The scope of this work primarily includes updating and resizing digital assets, working closely with vendors, researching available merchandise, and ordering new materials and signage, as well as supporting general department and company-wide efforts.

Typical duties include: 

Update and Resize Existing Artwork

  • Using established templates and style guides, create email and social media graphics, advertisements, and other marketing materials
  • Multi-task and juggle a variety of projects with different objectives, timelines, and creative
  • Prepare files for print production and coordinate with print vendors

Complete General Graphic Production Tasks

  • Archive and manage file systems
  • Mask production photos to use in brand materials
  • Set up lobby materials on-site
  • Help where needed with general production tasks

Coordinate Ordering of Merchandise and Signage

  • Research available products and present findings
  • Work with vendors on orders, schedules, and quotes
  • Collaborate on designs to produce items that best reflect Seattle Rep’s brand
  • Ensure production stays on schedule

Ensure Adherence to Brand Guidelines

  • Review communication pieces for brand consistency
  • Answer graphics questions from and distribute graphics to other departments

Support department- and company-wide Graphic efforts

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions
  • Add constructively to the collaborative and collegial health of the organization
  • Add actively and constructively to the EDI (equity, diversity & inclusion) work of the organization, including attend all-company trainings
  • Engage with and strive to embody Seattle Rep’s mission, vision, and values in all aspects of work

 

Minimum qualifications

  • Desire to grow in graphic design knowledge and ability
  • Basic understanding of typography and layout
  • Experience with Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Thorough knowledge of Mac and Windows-based computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to organize work and set appropriate priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Commitment to or knowledge of racial equity and social justice

Desired qualifications

  • Familiarity with file preparation for print production and digital assets
  • Experience with Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro

 

TO BE CONSIDERED

  1. Submit a resume detailing related experience and education.
  2. Attach a cover letter that outlines how your related experience and education qualifies you for the position.
  3. Include a link to an online portfolio or PDF of your work.
  4. Applicants are reviewed the day after the position closes.
  5. First round of interviews tentatively scheduled for 7/11-7/15

Seattle Rep has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees, with accommodations for medical and religious exemptions only.

Contact hr@seattlerep.org with any questions regarding the application process.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.