Job Description:

We are looking for an Environmental Graphic Designer who is excited about making an impact at the Museum.

This position requires a creative mindset with heart – that will work in a collaborative, fun, dynamic, work environment where ideas for the audience and from community voices come to fruition.

This position will be responsible for leading and organizing projects. Be part of a creative team of content developers, 3D designers and production artists to ensure exciting visual communications in a variety of spaces.

Collaboratively, creates concepts and executes designs ranging from large scale environmental treatments to content labels. These designs will enhance and contribute to all audience interactions with the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions, environmental public spaces, the museum’s bilingual signage and wayfinding efforts.

Work Schedule: Onsite 5 days a week for 3 months, with opportunity for 1 day remote after successful onboarding.

Areas of Responsibility

Essential duties: 

Creative Concepting: Creates graphic design concepts for exhibitions, environmental public spaces, and programming that visually communicate accurate scientific and cultural content for target audiences and integrate the finishes, materials, and specifications of the exhibition and building architecture.

Graphic Design: Creates graphic standards, implements design concepts, and adheres to principles determined by the project team to complete all graphic design products. Provides visual communication expertise, art direction, and materials expertise on environmental programming, Museum labels, and interpretative graphics.

Project Coordination: Manages multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and project management requirements including concepting, design, review, file preparation, documentation, and fabrication and installation. Collaborates and communicates with all team members throughout all stages of the process.

Portfolio: Large scale environmental graphics and content, with several levels of graphic hierarchy within a space.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, or equivalent experience, required.
  • 4 years’ graphic design and production experience required.
  • Advance proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Employees must present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on their first day of employment or receive an exemption or other reasonable accommodation from Human Resources due to circumstances protected under federal or state law.



Pay Range: $51,577 to $67,050/annually


Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:

A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage.  100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

The full range of perks and benefits can be found HERE.

How To Apply

Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume by Monday, June 27, 2022. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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