The History Workshop creates indoor and outdoor exhibits, exhibit plans, educational programs, web sites, and interactive environments for museums, parks, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and private companies. Most of our past exhibit projects centered on cultural and natural history.  The History Workshop is a division of Brockington and Associates, one of the largest independent heritage resource management firms in the nation. Many of our projects are done in conjunction with our staff archaeologists and historians.

The History Workshop is looking for a motivated and creative designer with a minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on, professional graphic design experience in print and display design including exhibit displays, signage, labels, advertisements, publications, websites, and marketing collateral (business cards, flyers, brochures). You should have a thorough understanding of color, composition, typography, general design principles, and effective creative decision making. Some experience in industrial design, space planning, photography, and/or videography, and familiarity with museum design is a plus. You should be able to design production-ready artwork for exhibits, and create floor plans, exhibit component sketches, and renderings. You should be passionate about great design, always looking for ways to innovate, and able to explain why your work is effective and relevant. Speaking with clients and team members about design is a key skill. Your designs should have aesthetic appeal and communicate the client’s message.

We are filling this position in our Charleston office. Some travel is part of the job. Please upload your resume with your application and include a link to your portfolio. Please, no phone calls about this job.

Job Requirements

Your duties will require you to work efficiently, meet deadlines, and juggle multiple projects. We are looking for a designer with strong initiative, who can work collaboratively other team members and clients. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail are a must.

Typical duties:

  • Meet with clients to discuss ideas and products
  • Work with team members to develop design concepts
  • Create initial design sketches and computer-generated visuals
  • Design interpretive products and artwork for displays and exhibits
  • Handle production orders for materials and services
  • Meet with and brief suppliers
  • Transport and install displays to exhibition sites

Required Technical Skills:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on, professional graphic design experience
  • Experience working in a Mac OS X environment


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