The National Gallery, founded in 1824, houses a uniquely important collection of some 2400 pictures of European art spanning seven centuries. At its heart is the commitment to engage the widest possible audience with the collection.

We are looking for a talented, creative Graphic Designer to join the Gallery’s busy Creative Department.

Role Purpose

The Graphic Designer is responsible for delivering creative, effective and accessible design solutions across a wide range of projects to a global audience, in keeping with the National Gallery’s brand values and strategic objectives. You will design enticing and impactful marketing campaigns; create imaginative and memorable exhibition design; ensure a seamless and enjoyable visitor experience through clear and legible wayfinding and design a large variety of brand collateral for departments across the Gallery.

Skills & Experience

You will have a degree or equivalent in Graphic or Communication Design. You will be someone with previous working experience in museums and galleries or similar. The successful candidate will be an imaginative and creative thinker with excellent attention to detail, with a demonstrable ability to successfully deliver creative design solutions to project briefs, who can prioritise, organise and juggle multiple tasks to meet competing project deadlines and will be able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team.

How to apply:

The application process has two essential steps to be regarded as complete. Incomplete applications will not be shortlisted.

Step 1:

You are required to supply 6 examples of relevant design work in pdf format with your name. You may email it to The file size must be limited to 20MB.

If you exceed the attachment limit, you could send multiple emails or email a link to the download or compress your portfolio if required

Step 2:

Apply directly and fill out an application form. Please note that CV or Cover letters are not being accepted for this post.


The National Gallery is an equal opportunities employer.