Experiential Graphic Designer (Wayfinding &amp; Signage)
Deadline: 11 June 2022
Employment term: Permanent
Category: UI/UX/Graphic Design
Job type: Full time
TUMO is currently expanding its educational centres throughout Armenia and internationally. The projects vary in scale and location from local to international TUMO centres; where you will be working alongside our design and construction teams.
We seek a designer who has experience in graphic design, wayfinding & signage in facilities and built environment, you’ll be part of a team that conceptualises, designs and builds new educational facilities. We are looking for a creative, with graphic and branding design experience to join our growing, young and dynamic team based in Yerevan. One who is collaborative, innovative, and loves wearing many different design hats from the digital to physical installations to signage and way-finding. Someone who gets into the details through the entire design process, creation to execution.
- Work with the design team and cross-functional teams to develop conceptual designs based on project requirements: scale, space parameters, budget and schedule
- Develop and maintain a graphic design process that can be implemented and scaled across project types such as signage standards or brand guidelines
- Ensure designs are continuously being pushed and elevated, cohesive to the overall project intent, and representative of TUMO’s educational objectives
- Review project related drawings, design details, finish samples, hardware and equipment specifications to ensure proper coordination of design intent and execution
- Explore and identify new up and coming artists and/or design techniques to keep designs fresh, inspiring, and innovative. Research innovative and sustainable solutions, materials, and applications
- Manage outside vendors and artists proposals to develop custom products and brand moments. Ensure that the entire scope per project meets budget. Value engineer designs, if needed, to stay within budget and schedule
- Specify finishes, substrates, and production methods for both print and environmental designs
- Develop a Wayfinding Strategy that can be scaled and implemented locally and internationally
- Create elevations, sketches, and illustrations to convey design intent
- 3+ years of brand or environmental graphic design experience
- A college degree in graphic design, communication arts, architecture, interior design or directly related field
- Experience of creating and working with design guidelines
- Understanding of fabrication methods, building codes, and materiality
- Strong portfolio demonstrating built environmental graphics and branding systems
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and visual
- Strong sense of scale and familiarity with architectural elevations and plans
- Ability to integrate messaging, color, imagery into 3D built environments
- Strong attention to detail
- Be resourceful, innovative and proactive and have the ability to work in a team environment, under tight deadlines
- Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
- Proficiency in English language and or Armenian language (spoken and written) an advantage
Required candidate level: Not defined
Interested candidates should submit a resume via our career portal by clicking here.
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TUMO, an initiative of Simonian Educational Foundation, is a free of charge after-school learning program for teenagers at the intersection of technology and design. Thousands of students attend TUMO on a regular basis and participate in its innovative, self-paced program. Its educational framework is based on a proprietary platform that promotes learning through interactive game-like levels, exposing users to increasingly challenging activities. TUMO's educational methodology is based on a large set of self-instructional activities that each of the Center's students assembles into a personal learning plan in the areas of animation, game development, web development and filmmaking. To learn more about TUMO Center for Creative Technologies, please visit: www.tumo.org
TUMO Center for Creative Technologies not only offers employees a stimulating environment to work and create; but also some very interesting benefits! Employees are encouraged to enjoy a better work-life balance through flexible working hours. Flexible working hours grants our employees more control over their daily work schedules! We at TUMO care for the wellbeing of our employees, thus offer a medical, vision and dental insurance package as well as various discounts at local fitness facilities and traveler’s insurance packages.We believe in recognizing accomplishments not only in the workplace but also in employee’s personal lives. Thus, TUMO encourages employees to celebrate their birthday by giving them an additional day off to take time off to celebrate their day. In an effort to assist employees who have repatriated to Armenia, TUMO offers new hires the initial work permit for working in the Republic of Armenia and overall repatriation counseling which includes but is not limited to, assistance in opening a bank account; applying for citizenship or residency and so on.
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What is TUMO?
TUMO is a new kind of educational experience at the intersection of technology and design.
At TUMO, teens learn because they want to. They’re given the tools and knowhow they need to reach their maximum potential, and they chart their own learning path through hands-on activities, workshops and projects.
The TUMO learning program is made up of self-learning activities, workshops and project labs around 14 learning targets. Teens combine these into personal learning paths that adapt to their evolving preferences and rate of progress.
TUMO has centers in Yerevan, Dilijan, Gyumri and Stepanakert and work is underway to open centers in Koghb and Masis. TUMO Boxes are already in operation in the towns of Berd and Gavar. A third TUMO Box will open soon in the town of Sevan. Outside of Armenia, there are centers in Paris, Beirut, Moscow, Tirana and Berlin. Centers will soon open in several other cities around the world.