Our client, a non-profit in the D.C. area, is looking for a Digital Art Director / Designer with strong conceptual skills to join their stellar creative team. The ideal candidate has the ability to translate information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, infographics, process models and diagrams, iconography, and custom illustration. If you are passionate about creating the connective fabric that ties services to solutions and you know how to communicate a message through visual language, this is the perfect opportunity for you.
This is an on-going assignment, expected to be long-term (potential to be several years).
- Strong design aesthetic to creatively communicate through illustration a story, message, idea, process, or methodology in both composition and color application.
- Strong conceptual thinker with the ability to translate researched information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, infographics, process models and diagrams, iconography, and custom illustration.
- Transitioning easily between multiple topics and aesthetics.
- Incorporating feedback to redefine an idea and include new ideas.
- Ensuring timely delivery of graphics per assigned delivery date.
- Strong communications skills.
- Proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience with Sketch is a plus.
- Minimum 6+ years experience working as a digital art director and/or senior designer
- Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro
- Understanding of technology platforms that support user experiences
- High capacity for design thinking, along with a general understanding of and appreciation for experience design, strategy & innovation
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate in a clear, consistent and transparent manner
- Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail to ensure quality is delivered in every output
- Online portfolio showcasing design projects