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Now Hiring: Graphic Designer

Part of the creative team at the Saint Louis Chess Campus (comprised of the Saint Louis Chess Club, World Chess Hall of Fame, and Q Boutique), the production designer assists the creation and production of campus projects and campaigns along with assisting the work of the designers, curators, writers, artists, photographers, prepress technicians, print vendors, and anyone else who is involved in a project from concept to production.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with members of the creative team to produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant work
  • Understand and work within project parameters: promote organizational goals and mission, departmental goals and requirements, usability and technical constraints as well as budget and schedule; interact with internal groups and external vendors, managing deadlines
  • Collaborate with all departments, including marketing, events, curatorial, development, scholastic, and video teams to develop and execute strong concepts
  • Work within a variety of media: branding and print materials, environmental graphics and wayfinding, advertisements, fundraising campaigns, e-mail marketing, merchandise design and packaging, digital and social media graphics, website/interactive design, and content management
  • Assist video production
  • Experiment with new tools and techniques
  • Cultivate an understanding of trends, sharing insights with the team
  • Represent the Saint Louis Chess Campus publicly, promoting and enhancing the organization’s image and coordinating effective representation and communication of the Chess Campus to various communities, potential partnerships, and business channels
  • Support Chess Campus programming and events by working outside of business hours on an ongoing basis and attending major events including opening receptions, tournament ceremonies, fundraisers, and press conferences
  • The confidence to ask the right questions, to own projects and to supervise activities and production as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BFA in graphic design or equivalent field
  • Portfolio filled with ideas, concepts and creative solutions you can talk through with pride
  • A strong interactive (web) and video background is a plus
  • Experience collaborating with writers and marketing staff to drive concepts and campaign ideation for print and digital
  • Expert proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and After Effects
  • Knowledge and experience in designing for the web


Qualified applicants should email a resume, a cover letter, and three references to