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[JOB] Web Designer & Administrator, The Museum of the City of New York

Position: Job Description: Web Designer & Administrator

Status: Part Time

The Museum of the City of New York is the premier institution devoted to the history and culture of New York’s five boroughs; it explores the City’s heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation through exhibitions, public programs, collections, publications, and a relaunched website, including a collections portal containing over 135,000 images.

The Museum seeks a talented and experienced Web Designer & Administrator. The position supports the newly created digital team in design, development, and site maintenance work relating to its digital properties. These include the museum and shop websites, e-mail marketing program, and social media. The ideal candidate is grounded in user experience design, and skilled in creating digital work-products that drive results. This position is part time, requiring 21 hours per week.


Website Design and Development Support

• Provide creative input and assist with design, build-out and implementation of online campaigns such as interactive landing pages, contests, and surveys

• Design and produce online marketing materials such as homepage lightboxes, web banners, social media graphics

• Design and develop new website features to enhance user-experience

• Design, develop, and deploy html emails

• Collaborate with vendors who support ongoing website maintenance

• Maintain design standards and ensure the Museum’s visual brand is translated to the digital properties

Website Maintenance and Administration

• Routine management and updates to MCNY’s website and shop site, including content and graphics

• Manage updates to external applications integrated with website, such as Wufoo forms and Vista ticketing pages

• Manage aspects of e-mail database, e.g. data uploads, exports and queries.

• Conduct light server administration.

Required Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years of web design and development experience is required

• Experience in web graphic production and optimization using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) required

• Intermediate to advanced skills with front end web development (HTML, CSS) required

• Working knowledge of Javascript, including jQuery and JSON

• Experience working with content management systems required

• Experience with responsive design concepts and development a plus

• Experience with mobile web development a plus

• Experience with HTML5 and CSS3 standards a plus

• Experience with HTML email development a plus

• Experience with Google Analytics

• Excellent verbal & written communication skills

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

• Ability to work autonomously and manage assignments simultaneously

• Working knowledge of Drupal and/or Mailchimp a plus

• Experience in producing online marketing or advertising materials preferred

• Digital portfolio required for consideration

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualified individuals can send their resume with cover letter and salary requirements to the attention of Human Resources at or mail to:

Museum of the City of New York, Attention: Human Resources, 1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029. For additional information, please visit

Museum of the City of New York is an equal opportunity employer.