job posting: Digital Content Developer

We are hiring! The CCF/FCMA encourages candidates to apply for our remote Digital Content Developer position. Put your design/social media/marketing/communications skills to work for an organization that values culture, diversity, and teamwork.

Deadline: September 15th, 2020. For more detail see the full job listing at: bit.ly/3hc0EG6

job posting: Center for Craft

Graphic Designer & Web Developer

Contract Position

Applications due August 21, 2020

POSITION OVERVIEW

Center for Craft, a national 501c3 nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Asheville, NC, is currently seeking a contract Graphic Designer & Web Developer. This position reports to the Development Director and collaborates closely with the Communications Coordinator to maintain and develop the Center for Craft website, design print and web material, and support the Center’s brand. Both design and coding skills are required for this position. This is a remote contract estimated up to 1,000 hours starting at $20-$23/hour.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Collaborate with Communications Coordinator to develop and implement design material (web pages, print materials, etc.)
  • Create printed and digital materials using Adobe Creative Suite (rack cards, signage, banners, advertisements, email marketing templates, video, etc.) based on creative briefs outlining each project in a timely manner
  • Perform SEO maintenance for website
  • Hosting & domain management
  • Perform website updates and changes as needed
  • Submit completed creative projects for review by Leadership Team and Communications Coordinator, meeting deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Web Design & Development BS or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years working experience preferred
  • Must have strong computer skills (on a Mac)
  • Must have a computer to work on
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere)
  • Working knowledge of HTML; to read/write code and solve coding problems
  • Experience with Webflow, ReadyMag, and Google Analytics is preferred (training provided)
  • Ability to design for both print and digital
  • Demonstrate a strong eye for design with respect to the brand established by the Center
  • Intuitive approach to web design in regards to accessibility and user experience
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and project management skills and can adopt the systems put in place by current staff
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Operates with professionalism and is receptive to feedback
  • Interest in contemporary craft/art is a plus

The Center for Craft is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. The Center encourages applications from traditionally under-represented minority populations. Submitting an application does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment.

TO APPLY

Email cover letter, resumé, 3 professional references, and 5 work samples to Alyssa Ruberto at aruberto@centerforcraft.org by August 21, 2020. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR CRAFT

Founded in 1996, the Center for Craft (formerly The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design) is the leading organization in the United States identifying and convening craft makers, curators, and researchers, and matching them with resources, tools, and networks to advance their careers. Over the years, the Center has become a vital community resource, serving thousands of visitors annually. As a national 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the field of craft, the Center administers more than $300,000 in grants to those working in the craft field. www.centerforcraft.org

job posting: Indigenous Curator Public Art Calgary

We are seeking an Indigenous curator to play a key role in developing and implementing opportunities for artists and help build relationships with Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in and around Calgary.

The Indigenous curator will work in close collaboration with the Moh’kinsstis Public Art Guiding Circle, Public Art Program staff, and the Indigenous Relations Office to bring Indigenous knowledge, histories, cultures, languages, traditions, worldviews, and ways of knowing to The City.

This person will support, lead, and implement plans related to acquisitions, commissions, projects and programs.

The competition will be open from June 8 to July 20, 2020. More information on how to apply can be found at calgary.ca/publicart.

For questions or submissions, email publicart@calgary.ca.

Eligible submissions will contain:

  • A response to the application criteria on page five of the call for Indigenous curator with the following information: A letter of interest describing why this opportunity interests the curator, and how the curator’s background and practice will contribute to this project
  • A resume or curriculum vitae showing applicable examples of work in related area and educational experience.

Submission Deadline: July 20, 2020, 4:30pm

job posting: SIU Edwardsville is accepting applications for a Visiting Scholar/Faculty in Ceramics.

Position:

Full-time, nine month, non-tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 16, 2020.

SIU Edwardsville Ceramics

Learn more about SIUE Ceramics

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, located 25 minutes east of downtown St. Louis, Missouri, seeks dynamic applicants for a Visiting Scholar/Faculty position for Ceramics in the Department of Art and Design. This is a 3/3 teaching load with an additional studio support role in ceramics. Primary responsibilities include supervision/instruction within the graduate and undergraduate Ceramics programs, mentorship of BFA/MFA students, and management of the studio facilities in the newly expanded art and design building. In addition, applicants will be required to pursue an active research and exhibition practice.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MFA in Ceramics or related media, received before position begins (August 2020).
  • Broad knowledge in both traditional and contemporary ceramic techniques, including beginning to advanced hand building, wheel throwing, mold-making, clay and glaze chemistry, kiln operation and maintenance, and mixed media.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of contemporary trends and concepts in the field of ceramics and must have an active exhibition record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in ceramics at the university level (beyond graduate school).
  • Digital fabrication experience: 3-D printing/rendering software.
  • Experience in non-ceramic materials: wood, metal, plaster, mixed media.

Application Materials/Process:

  • Letter of application, curriculum vitae, artist statement, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references (address, phone, and email), unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire) as a single PDF, 1MB max.
  • Portfolio of 20 images of personal work with image list as a single PDF, 10MB max.
  • Portfolio of 20 images of student work with image list (if available) as a single PDF, 10MB max.
  • Send all documents in a single email with the subject: “Visiting Scholar/Faculty in Ceramics” to jospage@siue.edu

Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

For Inquiries, Please Contact:

Joe Page (jospage@siue.edu)
Associate Professor of Ceramics
Department of Art and Design
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

job posting: Professor in Craft specializing in Ceramic Art

On the 1st of January 2020, Valand Academy and HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts merged and formed HDK-Valand – a new University department for design and art. This merger will enable the better utilisation of our broad range of subjects, comprising of Crafts, Design, Film, Fine Art, Literary Composition and Photography, as well as teacher education in Visual Arts. Our goal is the formation of a strong arts academy, and our focus the promotion of cutting-edge research, education and outreach.

Subject

Craft

Craft at HDK-Valand in Gothenburg is an all-encompassing environment that involves constant exchange between education, research and society. The Craft programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate level include specialisations in Ceramic Art, Jewellery Art and Textile Art. HDK-Valand provides Doctoral studies in the field of Craft and the University of Gothenburg is the only institution in Sweden entitled to award Doctoral degrees in the subject.

Ceramic Art at HDK-Valand is a meeting place for the development of ideas and expressions with clay as artistic medium. Based on a broad range of attitudes, perspectives and influences the concept of Ceramic Art is investigated through a variety of techniques, forms of expression and contexts. Familiarity with the material is developed in parallel with artistic language and an attentive attitude to the diverse possibilities within the field.

HDK-Valand has well-equipped workshops and studios in central Gothenburg. In addition, Ceramic Art has access to unique wood-fired kilns and a studio at Nääs, outside Gothenburg.

Job description

The Professor in Ceramic Art is expected to support the development and critical contextualisation, artistic and research development of the subject Ceramic Art and more broadly Craft.

The candidate is expected to have an understanding of the full range of higher educational needs including the exchange of theoretical and artistic perspectives and knowledge production.

The position involves curriculum development and teaching, primarily within the Master’s programme in Craft, working in close cooperation with the disciplines Textile Art and Jewelry Art and within the newly formed collegiate of Craft and Fine Art. A successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the new collegiate, supporting knowledge exchange of practices in education, research and artistic fields of Craft and Fine Art, within HDK-Valand and national and international contexts.

The position requires the ability to conduct teaching in English and a proficiency in English, both oral and written is expected.

Read the full job posting HERE.