As the Chicago Architecture Biennial continues to develop its program of exhibitions and events, there will be multiple opportunities for volunteering and employment. If a position is currently open, it will be listed here.



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    The Chicago Architecture Biennial seeks a detail oriented, mid-level graphic designer with experience in both print and digital media. Applicants should be well versed in typography and composition and have experience in branding and marketing, exhibition signage, visual data, social media posts, presentation templates, office documents, newsletters etc. The Graphic Designer will report to the Manager of Communications and Marketing and the Deputy Director.

    The Chicago Architecture Biennial is dedicated to providing a platform to unite the global vanguard of architectural thought and practice with the city of Chicago’s unique legacy of architectural innovation.  In addition to its biennial constellation of exhibitions, full-scale installations, programming, and educational initiatives, the organization stewards and promotes an ongoing conversation on architecture in and around the city.  Each edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial takes as its core a theme that addresses the most compelling issues in contemporary architectural practice. Designed to deepen and expand the conversation on architecture and the built environment with field leaders and everyday citizens. The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a platform created to further our understanding globally and locally of the way we organize society through the exploration of the built environment. The Biennial seeks to envision a future of architecture that is, first and foremost, shared, inclusive, diverse, sustainable, and equitable.


    Following the style guidelines provided by the remote graphic designers that were commissioned to brand the 2019 edition, the Graphic Designer will support the implementation and application of all marketing/advertising materials, exhibition signage as well as produce miscellaneous office and event documents.


    Candidates must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and/or light HMTL/CSS coding.


    Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is part-time and does not include a benefits package.
    June 2019 – End of January 2020 


    Please submit a cover letter, resume and website/portfolio to info@chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org by May 31, 2019 with Graphic Designer in the subject.