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Graphic Designer
New York

Ralph Appelbaum Associates is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer in our New York studio; this position can be remote.

The Graphic Designer works with art directors, project directors, architectural designers, and exhibition designers in designing an exhibit’s 2D elements into a cohesive system, including all exhibit script, images, and signage. This role creates, coordinates, and executes graphic design programs in exhibit, print, identity, and multimedia projects. As the graphic designer on project-specific assignments, the candidate must have excellent conceptual ability and diversity.


  • Develops visual identity for exhibits with Art Director;
  • Develops graphic elevations, visual identity style guides, and media treatments;
  • Develops project presentations and deliverables;
  • Coordinates with graphic production designers to ensure design quality;
  • Implements visual identity throughout all graphics;
  • Participates in client presentations and workshops;
  • May oversee and delegate work of other graphic designers;
  • Works on multiple projects concurrently to meet deadlines.


  • BFA or MFA in Graphic Design preferred;
  • Experience in exhibit design preferred;
  • Experience in hands-on production experience;
  • Proficiency in a variety of software, including Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, and InDesign;
  • Strong content and editorial grasp;
  • Proficiency in the knowledge and design of typefaces.

Salary Range and Start Date

We anticipate a primary location (New York City) salary range of $60-85K per annum for this position and an immediate start date.


RAA offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time staff, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401k enrollment; generous paid time off. Additional benefits are offered at no cost to employees, including short- and long-term disability and life insurance. Flexible benefits are also available for employees to make tax-advantaged contributions toward medical expenses, transportation and parking costs, and childcare.