Art Coordinator

 
Position: Art Coordinator

Job ID: 156674

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Facilities Planning/Developmnt

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  

Summary:

We are searching for an Art Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will collaborate with colleagues to conceive, organize, design, and install exhibitions of varying scope within the department’s various exhibition spaces. You will provide support to leadership and staff that includes coordinating the scope development and installation for operational requests and maintaining graphics and art standards. This role will also develop and maintain graphics and art related information for ease of filing, retrieval, and reference.  To organize and maintain materials for project reference and signage maintenance purposes.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Install, maintain, and take down shows
  • Coordinates artwork, lifecycle projects and operational requests from the planning stage through to final production and installation
  • Uses a variety of equipment/programs including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and a vinyl cutting machine
  • Work closely with a project manager and design team in order to complete project using pre-established specifications.
  • Maintain quality control of content, and support design strategy and execution.
  • Use job-required software applications and mediums to develop and design materials according to defined requirements
  • May coordinate with multiple clients to develop themes and designs to achieve desired results.
  • Edit, format, proofread, and mount display captions and object labels written by collaborators, and research and compose original text for exhibition labels as needed.
  • Serve as liaison with outside vendors and contractors to obtain digital reproduction and printing of exhibit display elements, keepsakes, and signage as needed
  • Maintains existing art & graphics displays, inventory information, storage locations and program materials by utilizing program guidelines and procedures
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to customer questions/requests. Identifies tools (email, schedules, Outlook calendars, etc.) and the regularity of effective, ongoing communication in accordance with client acknowledgment and departmental procedures
  • Takes appropriate steps to resolve issues in the best interest of the customer and organization within the guidelines of departmental policies. Consults with department leadership to address concerns
  • Uses appropriate hardware and software to generate messages, competently operates an automated vinyl-cutting machine, and manually prepares its output in order to complete installations
  • Document exhibits and maintain and process files for exhibits program archive.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, graphic communication technology, visual communications, fine arts or similar field of study preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience coordinating installation and selecting art is preferred


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