Employment Opportunities

Graphic Designer

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Location: Hybrid / Brooklin, Maine

Position Overview: WoodenBoat Publications, Inc., seeks a skilled graphic designer, fluent in Adobe Creative Suite—and particularly InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. This position will collaborate with the art director on advertising and editorial design/layout, creating one magazine per month. This position will also spend several hours each month preparing images for publication in our online magazine, Small Boats, and will tend to special projects as needed. Here are some of the qualifications we seek:



  • Experience and facility with InDesign
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, and the ability to reproduce diagrams and conceptual graphics (charts, and tables) into engaging, publication-quality pieces
  • A time-efficient self-starter
  • Ability and willingness to pivot from one task to another, as necessary
  • A quick and detail-oriented learner


The position may be in person in our Brooklin, Maine, offices, or remote. Remote candidates must be willing and able to work from our office for one or two days per month.


What we offer:

  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • The chance to work with a variety of clients across our industry.
  • An opportunity to contribute to the success of a respected media company.


About us:

WoodenBoat Publications was founded in September 1974 with the publication of the first issue of WoodenBoat magazine. The company has been thriving and diversifying ever since, while maintaining a core mission of providing its readers and online audiences with a dynamic editorial environment that combines emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction, and repair.

WoodenBoat also operates the WoodenBoat Store, a brick-and-mortar and online retail establishment; WoodenBoat School, a thriving summer learning program for adults; The WoodenBoat Show, an annual gathering of fine wooden watercraft; Small Boats Nation, an online membership site for enthusiasts of traditional craft; and Professional BoatBuilder, a B-to-B magazine for the boatbuilding trade.


How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you’d be a great fit for this position to: jobs@woodenboat.com

Be sure to include “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

WoodenBoat Publications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all employees.