Opportunities

Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, the Graphic Designer's primary responsibility is to administer and produce print, digital, and social media material related to the institutional communications, branding, and promotion of the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. They are responsible for translating concepts and designs across multiple platforms and media while maintaining brand identity and consistency. Their design work will realize the messaging and marketing conceptualization that is created and directed by the Director of Communications.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
  • Design materials that complement exhibition, education, and development program promotions, including but not limited to:
    • Print – invitations, program guides, signage, brochures, posters, wall signs, banners, text panels, object labels, etc.
    • Digital – web content and collateral, website maintenance and updates, e-blasts, social media, digital ads, newsletters, etc.
  • Take design projects from concept to completion, including procuring estimates, creating and maintaining project budgets, coordinating schedules, and supervising vendors.
  • Create social media posts for all museum events.
  • Maintain and update the museum’s website (mocanomi.org), regularly checking for errors or issues.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in print/web production and design.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Strength in typography.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Superior communication and follow-up.
  • Proactive problem-solver.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent collaboration skills; a team-player.
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
  • BFA in graphic design or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in print and web design.
  • Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with WordPress.
HIGHLY DESIRED
  • Photography, Illustrator, and InDesign skills.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
This is a full-time, salaried position requiring some early morning, late evening and weekend hours as necessary.   Reports to: Director of Communications Supervises: None Compensation: Competitive, including an excellent benefits package.   Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume, design samples and three references to [email protected]with subject GRAPHIC DESIGNER.  No phone calls please.
The Studio Assistant will assist the education department in data collection, the implementation of key programs, and maintaining education records and reports. They will prepare studio areas and materials prior to afterschool programs, and maintain inventory on all studio materials, assisting in reordering and restocking as necessary.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
  • Track and manage inventory of all supplies in assistance of Education Programs Coordinator
  • Set up studio prior to classes and ensure studio is properly cleaned after classes including but not limited to assembling tables and chairs, taking out garbage, and reorganizing used materials
  • Work with MOCA Educators and Education Programs Coordinator to coordinate implementation and collection of evaluations and reports for after-school programs
  • Assist in the development of student exhibition including but not limited to Pop Up Showcase and MOCAzine.
  • Provide support during field trips and offsite programs including form collection, and survey collection.
  • Monitor studio during studio hours as well as monitoring and assisting students as needed.
  • Assist in coordinating field trips for after school classes
  • Provide support for the Education Department at MOCA special events including exhibition openings, Wednesday evening events, and Teen Art Force events
  • Assist in other administrative duties as needed
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Desired
  • Interest in art and/or knowledge of art-making materials.
Terms:This position is for 12 weeks from January 3rd, 2022 through March 31st 2022. This is a part-time, hourly position, not to exceed 20 hours a week. Hours will be Monday to Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm with schedule changes will be determined by Education Programs Coordinator. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.

Reports to: Education Programs Coordinator

Supervises: None

Compensation: $13/hour

To Apply: Email [email protected] with a resume and letter of interest. No phone calls please.
MOCA Gallery Interpreters are key members of the museum’s front of house team. They are responsible for delivering outstanding customer service and being positive representatives of MOCA at all times. Gallery Interpreters report directly to the Visitor Services Manager.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

In Gallery:
  • Greet guests entering the exhibition space being monitored while verifying their paid admission.
  • Offer information or assistance about the artworks.
  • Observe all activity within the assigned area for any possible problems by touching or potentially endangering the works of art on display.
  • Politely but firmly remind guests that the art works should not be touched unless the work has an interactive component designed by the artist and offer to demonstrate the means of interaction or alternative views of work.
  • Holds responsibility for the appearance of gallery and reporting any discrepancies to the Visitor Services Manager, such as but not limited to: lights, artwork, electronics, and any building needs.
  • Kindly enforce gallery restrictions such as photography rules, food and drink restrictions, etc.
  • Encourage visitors if interaction with the piece is required, while ensuring that such interaction will not damage the work.
  • Seek assistance from security if a problem escalates beyond training.
  • Attend training sessions for curatorial information concerning the works on display and the exhibition concepts defined by the artists as well as content training with Curator of Education and/or education staff.
  • Conduct drop-in tours as needed.
Front Desk (as Assigned):
  • Provide coverage of the front desk as assigned, including:
    • Process admissions, programmatic fees, membership fees, and other payments through the museum’s point of sale systems (Altru).
    • Perform general reception duties, greeting the public, special guests, members, and groups in a cheerful, positive manner at all times.
    • Provide accurate information about MOCA and its exhibitions, programs, and services, both in person and over the telephone.
    • Capture accurate statistical, marketing, and membership data, including zip codes and email addresses, and issues reports to senior management.
    • As needed, remind onsite visitors of the museum’s guidelines.
    • Maintain guest bag check system.
    • Answer all general phone inquiries and/or transfer callers to the appropriate staff member. Take and distribute messages as needed.
General:
  • Provide general support for MOCA public programs and special events.
  • Be well informed on other MOCA programs and actively communicate opportunities at MOCA with guests.
  • Take part in training programs for staff and volunteers in following MOCA’s emergency plans.
  • Assist with other duties as required and assigned by the Visitor Services Manager.
Qualifications
  • Positive team player with excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to work under general direction.
  • Ability to process information accurately and within a deadline.
  • Aptitude for performing work requiring close attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and to change priorities on short or little notice.
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Desired
  • Fluency in Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
  • Experience in cash handling with knowledge of Point of Sale systems.
  • Interest in art and/or museums.
Terms: This is a part-time, hourly position, not to exceed 29 hours a week. Weekend availability is required with some evening duties as needed. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.

Reports to: Visitor Services Manager

Supervises: None

Compensation: $12/hour

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] with subject GALLERY INTERPRETER.  No phone calls please.

MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Artwork Submission Policy

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami does not review or accept any unsolicited artworks or portfolios submitted by email, mail, or in-person. Any works or portfolios received by MOCA North Miami will not be returned.


No calls please or drop in visits!

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