Interface/Interactive Designer

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. THNOC is a collection of over 35,000 library items, more than two miles of documents and manuscripts, and over 350,000 photographs, prints, drawings, paintings, and other artifacts. THNOC is currently accepting resumes for the position of interface/interactive designer.

The interface/interactive designer is responsible for creating intuitive and elegant interfaces and digital display designs for the website, exhibition interactives, online exhibits, databases, digital signage and other digital projects.  Working closely with the exhibition teams and the technology department staff, this position executes all visual design stages of interactives from conception to final hand-off.  This position will also play a pivotal role in designing and supporting our mobile platforms.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in designing interfaces and a bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interactive, Multimedia, Information Technology or Design or a related degree.  The successful candidate must have the ability to conceptualize original ideas that are user friendly and optimize the visitor experience.  The interface/interactive designer must be proficient in UX and UI design, Adobe Creative Suite, and various video editing software.  Proficiency in Drupal, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery coding as well as HTML/HTML5 is also essential.  The interface/interactive designer must also have the ability to learn and use museum specific software.  Additionally, the interface/interactive designer must possess exceptional communication, organizational, and problem solving skills, flexibility to an evolving work environment, the capability to meet concurrent deadlines, and an ability to work under minimal supervision.  Preferred qualifications include typography, color, iconography and layout skills and working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut Pro, and Modern Editor.

This is a full-time position Monday-Friday.  The Collection offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a dynamic, educational culture.

For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to by August 17, 2018.