Graphic Designer

Drury Lane Theatre

Position Designation: Graphic Designer, Independent Contractor (Part-Time); Remote Position

Hourly Rate: $50/hour

Position Reports To: Creative Director, Drury Lane Productions

Position Purpose and Objectives:

Under the direct supervision of the Creative Director, the Graphic Designer will design and develop primarily digital advertising for Drury Lane Productions, Inc. and Martinique Drury Lane, LLC. This position will deliver strong creative collateral in alignment with both the vision of the Creative Director, as well as the predetermined branding and quality guidelines of Drury Lane.

The Graphic Designer will work closely with the Creative Director to bring to life brand experiences across mediums and to visually tell the Drury Lane story, highlighting the theatre, restaurant, and event spaces. Using the latest editing and visual storytelling tools, this position will create beautiful, engaging content for all projects, and manage a variety of platforms across all departments.

The Graphic Designer will also create assets that aid in meeting high-level sales and marketing goals, as well as ensure branding is utilized on all digital and printed materials across the company.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

●      Create compelling content weekly for e-blasts to support marketing initiatives.

●      Design and implement creative assets that align with goals set by the Creative Director.

●      Execute creative needs for campaigns that coincide with long-form marketing goals in collaboration with the Creative Director.

●      Set and adhere to deadlines set by the Marketing Department.

●      Adapt and edit assets quickly to meet the needs of urgent updates.

●      Contribute innovative ideas throughout the design and production process.

●      Contribute and receive feedback on creative items to best serve the vision of each project.

●      Partner with the Creative Director to take on delegated tasks/ support needs of additional marketing materials as needed.

General Job Competencies:

●      Demonstrates extensive knowledge of design theory and principles, while also staying up to date with cutting-edge tools and trends in the industry.

●      Creatively-minded, open to new ideas as well as embracing the history and style of the existing brand.

●      Collaborate effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, tact, friendliness, poise, and firmness.

●      Respectful of hard deadlines and skilled in prioritizing, managing time, and determining deadlines for projects in a fast-paced industry and workplace

●      Proven ability to manage change productively and professionally

●      Excellent organization and ability to multitask

●      Demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for the diverse ethnic, socio-economic, disability, and gender diversity of guests and staff.

●      Comfortable handling highly confidential information

Experience and Knowledge Needed for the Position:

●      Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, preferred.

●      Three (3) years of professional experience

●      Masterful understanding of Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud is required, with special attention to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.

●      Advanced understanding of motion graphics and animation techniques.

●      Excellent use of typography, illustration, thoughtful and unique layouts.

●      Experience or enthusiasm surrounding theatre, hospitality, restaurant, and similar industries is required.

●      Digital photography experience a plus

●      Present proof of eligibility to work in the United States

●      Ability and willingness to work occasional nights, weekend and holidays as required

As an independent contractor, this role will be remote, with optional occasional in-person attendance requested for events such as Opening Nights and on-site marketing meetings (approximately 2-5x annually). The candidate will be responsible for providing their computer, phone, and Adobe Creative Suite software. A hard drive for the storage of Drury Lane materials will be supplied.

Instructions to Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to s.chacon@drurylane.com

To apply for this job email your details to s.chacon@drurylane.com

Pay Rate/Range*: $50.00/hr