16 Jan 2015

Full-Time Assistant Creative Director – Retail

MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art (Job Poster) – New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

This position oversees visual, graphic, and digital design and imagery for all of MoMA’s retail activities. Specific responsibilities are listed below.

Works with merchandising team to understand upcoming product assortment and develop visual concepts for upcoming seasons. Develops visual strategy for online, stores, and media that accentuates MoMA Design Store’s key value to consumers, and the innovative products it carries. Creates the Annual Visuals Installations Plan for the stores (along with visual manager) and shepherds through the approval. Creates e-mail/Web/digital media visual plan to drive users to and convert users on site. Develops and oversees the visual and digital design budgets for the Retail division. Syncs with Museum design team to align brand visual standards and collaborates on projects that span the two groups.

Directs the overall creative/brand from store visual merchandising to packaging product development and advertising. Oversees the development, design, and production of visual store presentations, fixtures, and signs. Directs the visual presentation of the wholesale trade show booth and catalog and approves the visual designs of the MoMA Store in Tokyo.

Graphic and Digital Design:
Designs and/or directs the development of graphic design materials, including ads, special signage, posters, brochures and Retail collateral, and merchandising projects. Oversees the visual/graphic development and production of MoMA retail catalogs. Works with product developers and buyers to meet their product development needs (i.e., packaging and research and development). Directs the design and development of exhibition-related products. Supervises and/or designs in-store packaging (i.e., wrap and shopping bags). Oversees the digital design of the MoMA Stores’ websites in New York, Japan, and Korea.

Additional Responsibilities:
Leads the Visuals Touch Base meetings with the assistant visual managers of each store on a bi-weekly basis. Supervises the maintenance workload for each store. Oversees the digital design manager, visual design manager, image production manager, and the print production manager, as well as third-party vendors as needed. Reports to Director of Marketing, MoMA Retail, with dotted-line report to Senior Creative Director, Graphic Design and Advertising.

BFA in graphic design/communication arts/visual presentation and exhibition design preferred. Interests or minors in photography, architecture, or interior design a plus. A minimum of eight years demonstrated experience developing compelling visual concepts that touch retail consumers. Direct experience as a partner in developing and shaping brand strategy. Proven excellence in graphic print, online, in-store and outdoor, and packaging. Proficiency in interior design or merchandising a strong plus. Proven management of a small creative department. Expert knowledge of Adobe lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office applications. Good sense of style and color.


Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:

By e-mail: jobs@moma.org (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.



• Job Title: Assistant Creative Director – Retail
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art
• website: http://artjobs.artsearch.us/job-listings/moma-museum-of-modern-art-ny/
• Location: New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: advertising, arts, assistant, assistant director, curatorial, exhibition, graphic design, MOMA, and museum. Location: New York.

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