Call for Design Fellow The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Call for Design Fellow
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is offering a one-year fellowship for an
emerging design expert to generate graphic content for CAMH exhibitions, events, and
programs. The Design Fellow is part of the Community Engagement department and works
cross-departmentally to generate large portions of the visual output of the museum relating to
both print and digital media as well as other duties as assigned. The Design Fellow assists in
developing handouts, labels, invitations, advertisements, and other visual content to be used
online and/or in print. For print jobs, the Design Fellow will oversee the entire printing
process: writing reproduction specifications, selecting ink, paper, and print quality; preparing
files for production, and inspecting proofs for accuracy. This opportunity is perfect for those
seeking to expand their portfolio and lay the foundations for a long-term career in the arts. This
is a part-time position and hours in the museum office are flexible.
A modest stipend of $2000/semester will be offered along with access to a range of design
equipment. The fellowship may last one semester or up to a year depending on the candidate’s
Desired Candidates:
· Must possess strong writing and organization skills, including the ability to meet strict
Will be highly flexible and adept at making materials for a variety of museum audiences.
Will effectively multi-task within a team environment while being self-directed.
· Must be extremely proficient in a variety of software and equipment, including the Adobe
Creative Suite and other relevant applications.
· Will operate within the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s current workflow and
brand aesthetic.
· Will have a B.A. or higher in Graphic Design or related field.
About CAMH:
Founded in 1948 by a group of professionals who wished to bring the most compelling, new,
and challenging contemporary art from across the world to Houston, the Contemporary Arts
Museum Houston is one of the city’s first major arts institutions and one of the nation’s oldest
major non-collecting museums. CAMH’s resources are dedicated to presenting the most
exciting contemporary ideas, themes, and artists to the community through dynamic
exhibitions, scholarly publications, and accessible education programs.
CAMH reaches diverse audiences of all ages and admission to the museum is always free.
If interested, please email cover letter and resume as well as a portfolio of web
and print-related graphic design work (in a file no greater than 15MB) to Daniel
Atkinson, Education and Public Programs Manager, at
Deadline to apply is April 1, 2014.