Graphic Design Services | National Academy of Design


  • Help tell the story of the National Academy’s reemergence and build momentum to reengage National Academicians and support fundraising efforts through the use of visual assets

  • Create visual assets that set the National Academy apart from other art institutions; inspire past and existing National Academy audiences

  • Support efforts to solidify the National Academy’s branding and visual identity, making it widely recognizable and aspiring to become a household name


There is a tentative monthly budget of 3,500 USD.


The selected individual or firm will work on retainer, approximately 10-15 hours per week. The individual or firm will work collaboratively with the National Academy’s Communications Manager and other relevant members of staff on a daily or weekly basis.


Deliverables for this position include:

  • Graphics for use on social media and the National Academy’s other digital platforms (eg, web and e-newsletter)
  • Visuals to be used in digital and print advertising
  • Proposed visual identities for different areas of work within the National Academy (eg, developing a unique look and feel for exhibitions materials)
  • Exhibitions collateral, including (but not limited to) brochures, wall text, labels, and physical and digital signage
  • Program materials, including (but not limited to) promotional materials, physical and digital signage, and handouts
  • Visual materials showcasing and promoting the National Academy’s collection
    –  Instagram feed design support
    –  Other creative materials, possibly including illustrations, animations, GIFs, or short videos


  • Fluency in Adobe Suite products, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Familiarity with After Effects is preferred.

  • Ability to develop assets for web, mobile, and occasionally print use.

  • Basic audio mastering or editing skills preferred.

  •  Experience working with an arts or cultural institution is preferred.

To Apply:

Due Date: Submissions are due by 6:00 pm EST on April 15, 2022

Please follow all instructions in the RFP document.

Proposals should be sent to with the subject line “Submission – Graphic Design RFP”.

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