Employer Profile: Local Projects, New York, NY

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Local Projects is an experience design and strategy firm with a passion for testing the limits of human interaction. Driven to keep both meaning and innovation at the forefront of our work, we build opportunities across a range of platforms that inspire people to participate, share and explore.

Since our inception, we have been creating media pieces and installations for museums, brands, and cultural institutions. Today, innovation drives much of our design, but we also strive to create projects that endure. With our work, we are reinventing visitor experiences and traditional approaches through media, while offering meaningful connections. We have gathered stories through collaborative storytelling projects, and have brought forth over 100,000 individuals’ stories and memories, shared them with the world, and touched millions of lives.

Graphic Designer

Paid/ Full-Time/ Start Date: Immediate

Local Projects is currently seeking a Graphic Designer with strong 2D design and production skills as well as proficiency in Interaction Design to help shape the future of museum, public and online spaces. Candidates should have 2-4 years experience designing for web, kiosk and mobile. Experience with Motion Graphics and time based works is considered a plus. Candidate should be able to produce production ready files while also engaging in and guiding early concept and ideation phases required for the realization of finished works.

The Designer will work under Local Projects’ Creative Directors and Principal on a variety of projects and tasks. We are currently developing media for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, SFMOMA, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as well as a variety of Civic and Cultural sector clients. These projects will demand a very special individual who can work autonomously but also takes direction well and who can combine passion with craft to create something extraordinary.

Qualifications:

2-4 years experience in graphic design for interactive media.

An understanding of interactive design.

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications.

Experience with motion graphics a plus.

Ability to think conceptually.

Attention to detail with the ability to produce production-ready materials.

Graphic Design Intern

Paid/ Internship/ Start Date: Summer

Local Projects is currently seeking Graphic Design interns with strong 2D design and production skills as well as an interest in Interaction Design. Candidates should have a foundation in design for web/mobile, motion graphics as well as physical installations. Candidates will assist in the creation of production ready files while also engaging in early concept and ideation phases required for the realization of finished works.

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